Community Development

Macomb, Illinois

Economic Development

In addition to a high quality of life, Macomb provides a welcoming environment for all type of businesses. Macomb really is a business-friendly city that proactively encourages businesses of all types to come, stay, and grow in Macomb.

In addition to a high quality of life, Macomb provides a welcoming environment for all type of businesses. Macomb really is a business-friendly city that proactively encourages businesses of all types to come, stay, and grow in Macomb.

WIU aerial view
  • FOR QUESTIONS ABOUT DOWNTOWN BUSINESS INCENTIVES

    PLEASE CONTACT: KRISTIN TERRY

Macomb has an incredible education sector, highlighted by Western Illinois University, Spoon River College, and Macomb High School. Our manufacturers are a large, integral part of our town, most notably NTN Bower, Pella, and Yetter Manufacturing. This diverse place is also home to a vibrant agricultural sector as well having a strong medical system, headed by McDonough District Hospital. Macomb is lucky to have a picturesque historic downtown with shops and restaurants all over the City.

Aerial view Macomb IL
  • FOR QUESTIONS ABOUT BUSINESS INCENTIVES IN MACOMB OUTSIDE THE DOWNTOWN AREA

    PLEASE CONTACT: JOHN BANNON

Macomb offers a variety of competitive incentives to businesses considering locating in the area. Whether you are a manufacturing company or a retail outlet, Macomb will work with you to meet your company’s needs. Macomb offers the following programs to support business economic development:

  • Tax Increment Financing Districts (TIF)
  • Enterprise Zone
  • City Revolving Loan Fund
  • Downtown Revolving Fund
  • Downtown Renovation Grant Program
  • Historic Preservation Tax Credits.
McDonough County District Hospital
  • FOR QUESTIONS ABOUT THE ENTERPRISE ZONE

    PLEASE CONTACT: KIM PIERCE

Available Properties

For a listing of local available commercial properties, the Macomb Area Economic Development Corporation maintains a publicly available database at the following website:

http://www.maedco.org/buildings/

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