Why Will County?
Major Business Developments
Will County & Its Communities
Will County Profile
Cost of Living
Quality of Life Services and Programs
Will County Freight Mobility Plan
Inland Port Assets
Small Business Assistance
Business Location Partners
Programs, Guidance & Services
About the CED
CED Board of Directors
Become an Investor
Events & Calendar
Annual Report to Investors
CED In Action
Managing large industrial projects in Will County - John Greuling 2-24-2020 Op-Ed
Don't dismiss distribution centers-they can be key to job entry, skills
Will County CED calls 2019 historic year for economy
Economic development president's work impacts future for Joliet, neighbors
Illinois needs to walk the walk - John Greuling 10-22-2019 Op-Ed
Keys to the Future Economy of Will County - John Greuling Op-Ed
How Far Will County Has Risen in the Last 40 Years - John Greuling Op-Ed
I-80 Coalition to push for highway funding
2019 Eye Opener - June 27
(John Greuling Presentation)
2019 Economic Report on Housing
Elizabeth Herceg - Director, Business Insights (NAR)
Doug Pryor, VP of Business Development
Will County Transportation Blueprint - February 2019
Will County Infrastructure Map - 2019
Will County Inland Port Study 2010
Will County Inland Port Infrastructure Analysis 2012
New private investment, jobs drove economy in 2019
2019 Mid-Year Will County Economic Report
Keys to the Future Economy of Will County: Infrastructure & Housing
Will County must balance growing economic development with quality of life, Walsh says in state of the county
Amazon expansion in Will County gets officials' attention
Will County Center for Economic Development chief: Economy growing despite state 'burden'.
Economic Interest in Will County is extraordinarily high
Tax incentives are good for Amazon. What about the local economy?
Business Retention and Expansion
GP Transco plans to build new headquarters in business park at route 6 & Houbolt Road
Target leasing new 1.2m sf distribution center in Joliet - hiring 200 employees
Jackson Generation breaks ground on new cycle generating plant-Elwood
Diageo - 1.5m sf expansion is underway on 137 acres west on 143rd Street from its current Plainfield location
Avatar headquartered in University Park recently announced official launch of rail services to service its future growth initiatives.
Ulta Beauty recently expanded its corporate headquarters in Bolingbrook bringing total to 379,000 sf.
Business Center in Channahon
WeatherTech expanding its headquarters in Bolingbrook supporting 1,500+ employees
Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital Opens
612-unit resort-style senior residence community coming to New Lenox
240 luxury residential units under construction at 143rd near I-355 in Lockport
Harbor Freight plans biggest building in Will County
S & S Activewear building new 750,000 sf distribution center in Lockport
Amazon is leasing its 6th Will County facility in University Park for a make-on-demand facility for book printing and binding.
Highlights & Happenings
New Joliet Junior College partnerships make earning a bachelors's degree easier
Nicor Gas Named Utility Business Customer Champion!
Business Leaders thank Larry Walsh for leading Will County during period of economic growth
Amazon donates $20,000 to Girl Scouts to expand STEM programming
Money's Best Places to Live 2019 - Bolingbrook & Naperville
Lewis University, University of St. Francis earn high marks
Will County Public Safety Complex Wins National Award
Village of Romeoville recognized by US Conference of Mayors
Transportation & Infrastructure
Construction of Houbolt Rd. bridge in Joliet planned for September
I-80 Thru Joliet Big Winner in Illinois Budget
J B Barnstorms behind capital plan
Reliability Improves by More Than 60 Percent Since 2012 for ComEd Customers"
interstate 55 & Weber Road Construction
Why an airport in Peotone still unlikely to fly
Traffic Shifts for I-80/US 30 Interchange Reconstruction
Does the Chicago area need another airport?
IDOT says State To Begin Inspecting I-80 Bridge
Proposed Peotone Airport back in business
Where the Jobs are in Will County
- Source: Workforce Investment Board of Will County
Pryor, Center for Economic Development bring jobs
Will County Center for Economic Development.
203 N. Ottawa Street, Suite 100, Joliet, IL, 60432
Phone: (815) 723-1800 | Fax: (815) 723-6972 |