MIDWEST GROWTH LEADER

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ZONES OF OPPORTUNITY

Latest activity in three top development areas

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COVID-19 RESPONSE & RECOVERY

Latest local community and economic updates

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PLUGGED IN

Future ready with $400M+ in energy investments

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CUE KANKAKEE: REMOTE WORKING

How a big national trend plays out locally

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When you're ready to unwind

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Welcome

The leading metro for 5-year employment and earnings growth in the Midwest, Kankakee County, Illinois, is ideally situated 45 miles south of Downtown Chicago along the I-57 Corridor. Ready access to interstate, rail, all utilities, fiber and workforce helps our diversified business community to thrive. A suite of stackable incentives supports targeted industrial, commercial and residential investment.

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Investment-ready Development Zones

Learn more about the Bourbonnais Parkway Development Area

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Learn more about the Bradley Route 50 Commercial Corridor

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Learn more about the Kankakee Riverfront Opportunity Zone

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Warehouse Interior

Learn more about the Manteno Diversatech Business Park

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Investment-ready Development Zones

With investment sites available across all of Kankakee County's 680 square miles, this tool offers a deeper dive into those that fall within three prime development areas.

News & Events

Nucor Named GM Supplier of the Year

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) was recognized as a General Motors Supplier of the Year for the third year in a row...

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Cigna Named Among Top Employers for New Graduates

Friday, May 28, 2021

Recognized by new graduates and young professionals for its workplace culture, advancement opportunities, and compensation and benefits, Cigna was named...

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Human Resources Needs Assessment Survey

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

The Economic Alliance of Kankakee County works to improve all aspects of our community in attracting, retaining and growing development...

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DOW named to 2021 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Midland, MI - Dow has earned a place on the Great Place to Work® and Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work...

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