Economic Development | Entrepreneurship | Livability | Tourism

  • Economic Development
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Livability
  • Tourism

Webcast Episode 1



  • Riverfront renaissance delivering sleek, sustainable home & office spaces
  • Coffee that “Connects” to the Chicago Cubs
  • Local Covid-19 Response Fund deploys $650,000+ and counting…
  • Entrepreneurial ecosystem galvanized in community recovery
  • New Bourbon-based restaurant & hotel concept at IL Route 50/Kinzie
  • The Field Museum’s exploration of Pembroke Township ecoregion
  • $40M+ in edu investments bolstering local STEM career pipeline

For investor questions, general feedback, or story suggestions, contact:

Angela Morrey
Director, Marketing & Business Attraction
Ecomomic Alliance of Kankakee County

The Greater Chicago community of Kankakee County, Illinois, was Area Development magazine’s #1 Metro in the Midwest for 5-year Job and Wage Growth in 2019. Forbes named us #6 in the USA among small metros for cost of doing business, with more than $2 billion in major capital investments over the past 5 years.