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ZONES OF OPPORTUNITY

Latest activity in three top development areas

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Latest local community and economic updates

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How a big national trend plays out locally

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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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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

CSL Behring Fights Covid-19 with CoVIg-19 Plasma Alliance

Monday, April 20, 2020

Experts from the world’s leading plasma companies have come together to create a new alliance aimed at treating the new...

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McKesson Occupying 576,000 SF, Hiring 600 in Manteno for Covid-19 Response Ops

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

A vacant 576,000-square-foot warehouse in Manteno has found a new occupant and the company is seeking 600 workers. It appears...

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Spikeball Expands Midwest Distribution Hub in Kankakee Riverfront Opportunity Zone

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Kankakee native and Spikeball CEO Chris Ruder has established a 51,000 SF Midwest distribution hub in the Kankakee Riverfront Opportunity...

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Lowe’s Leases Former Sears Logistics Site

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

The vacant 1.4-million-square-foot warehouse location in Manteno — formerly occupied by Sears Logistics — has been reportedly leased by Lowe’s...

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