QUALITY OF LIFE

Visit Our Beautiful Parks and Trails.

SITE SELECTION

Produce Here – Reach the World.

WORKFORCE

The Workforce to Build Anything.

BUSINESS ASSISTANCE

Grow Your Business in the Energy Hub of the Midwest.

TRANSPORTATION ASSETS

Speed to Market From North America;s Largest Inland Port.

About The Will County Center For Economic Development (CED)

OUR MISSION

To improve the quality of life for all residents in Will County by recruiting new companies offering high-quality jobs and a solid tax base while assisting existing businesses to retain and add jobs.

The CED serves as the primary point of contact for Will County when seeking information on available sites and buildings, population and labor force statistics, business assistance and incentive programs, local government entitlements and major new developments in the region.

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Ruth Colby announced as the CED’s 2022 Board Chair

Ruth Colby announced as the CED’s 2022 Board Chair

After joining Silver Cross Hospital in 2005, Ruth had the responsibility of working with the Board of Directors to set the organization’s vision and direction as well as oversight for marketing, planning, strategy, government relations, physician relations, and recruitment, employed practices, managed care and select operational areas.

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Lion Electric Reaches Key Milestone With Possession Of Joliet, Illinois Production Facility And Key Management Appointments

Lion Electric Reaches Key Milestone With Possession Of Joliet, Illinois Production Facility And Key Management Appointments

The Lion Electric Company, a leading manufacturer of all-electric medium and heavy-duty urban vehicles, today announced that it has taken possession of its upcoming production facility in Joliet, Ill. Tenant improvement work is ongoing and the company will shortly begin the installation of critical equipment and expects the first vehicles to come off the production line in the second half of 2022.

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Will County sees near-record job growth in 2021

Will County sees near-record job growth in 2021

Job growth in Will County is approaching all-time highs through the end of 2021, according to a recent report. John Greuling, the president and CEO of the Will County Center for Economic Development, delivered an annual report last week recapping the state of the county’s economy.

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