While many of our residents have dependable, affordable broadband internet, there is still a large portion of our community that lacks access to this critical tool. As part of the Accelerate Illinois Broadband Infrastructure Planning Program through the State of Illinois, Kankakee County is working to assess the broadband needs of the community.
The Economic Alliance works diligently to report in a timely manner on things like local business expansion, new business development, new and enhanced development incentives, economic news and other items of interest to our community investors and investor prospects.
The meeting, organized by the City of Kankakee Economic and Community Development Agency, in partnership with the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Illinois Latino Small Business Partnership, will offer guidance to Hispanic-owned businesses.
ComEd announced it has launched three new studies to better understand the technical and community challenges and opportunities presented by the clean energy transition envisioned by the newly enacted Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (CEJA).
The Illinois Office of Minority Economic Empowerment (OMEE) has created a set of resources to help entrepreneurs as they navigate the process of business ownership. The goal is to share easy-to-follow information on basic business concepts that business owners need to know in order to be successful.
Nicor Gas has embarked on a campaign to promote doing business in Illinois. Kankakee County was selected as an initial focus community. Tim Nugent, President / CEO of the Economic Alliance of Kankakee County and Ladonna Russell, Executive Director of the Grundy Livingston Kankakee Workforce Board are featured here.
The Kankakee Iroquois Ford Association of Realtors is partnering with the Kankakee County Farm Bureau to host a tire recycling event Saturday, August 27, 2022 at the Kankakee County Fairgrounds. The event will run from 9:00 am- 12:00 Noon.
The average housing, utility, health care and grocery costs, along with home and rental costs for living in Kankakee County is 85.2%, substantially less than the national average.
The Trajectory Energy Partners team held a team retreat recently at the Gar Creek Solar site in Kankakee, IL.
Live, work, play and build in Kankakee County. That was the overwhelming theme at the Mayor’s Breakfast hosted by the Kankakee Iroquois Ford Association of Realtors.