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Downers Grove
Economic Development Corporation
Michael Cassa - President
5159 Mochel
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Phone: 630-729-0380
Fax: 630-729-0381
Email: mcassa@dgedc.com

The Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation is committed to retaining existing businesses and attracting new businesses to The Village of Downers Grove.
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DGEDC MOVES OFFICE TO DOWNTOWN DOWNERS GROVE - Tuesday, November 19, 2013
DOWNERS GROVE, IL- The Downers Grove Economic Development
Corporation (DGEDC) and the Downers Grove Visitors Bureau have moved their office
to downtown Downers Grove. The DGEDC is now located in the Charles Place building
at 5159 Mochel, one block south of Curtiss.
The new DGEDC office is conveniently located in the heart of downtown
Downers Grove, next to the parking deck. The office is within two blocks of Village
Hall, the Downtown Management Corporation, and the Main Street Metra Station.
“Our new location will enhance our ability to attract businesses and visitors to
Downers Grove” said Michael Cassa, President & CEO of the DGEDC. “One of the
features of the new office will be a Recognition Wall, which will recognize the
companies that have become investors in our organization.”
The Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation is a 501(c)(6)
public/private partnership that facilitates the retention and attraction of business in
Downers Grove. The Downers Grove Visitors Bureau is the official agency that
promotes tourism in the Village.
 

Downers Grove Tops List of Largest Suburban Lease Transactions

February 29, 2012

 

            Downers Grove, Illinois- The Downers Grove Economic Development

Corporation announced today that two of the three largest lease transactions in the Chicago suburbs in the Fourth Quarter of 2011 were in Downers Grove.  The lease transactions were with JP Morgan Chase & Co. and HAVI Global Solutions LLC.

            “Our community continues to be one of the premier locations for corporate headquarters and large office development projects” said Downers Grove Mayor Martin Tully.

            JP Morgan Chase extended their lease at 3050 Highland Parkway, located in the Highland Landmark office park.   JP Morgan Chase, based in New York, NY, is a worldwide leader in banking, financial services, transaction processing, asset management and private equity.  The lease is for 173,000 sq. ft., making it the largest lease transaction in the Chicago Suburban Market for the most recent quarter. 

            HAVI Global Solutions LLC signed a lease for a new world headquarters at 3500 Lacey Road, located in Esplanade at Locust Point.  HAVI Global Solutions is a world leader in packaging services, supply chain analytics, merchandising planning and promotions management.  The company has offices throughout Europe, Asia, and Latin America.  The lease is for 140,000 sq. ft., making it the third largest lease transaction in

the Chicago Suburban Market in the Fourth Quarter of 2011.

            “JP Morgan Chase and HAVI Global Solutions are world class companies and we are proud to have them in Downers Grove” said Michael Cassa, President of the DownersGrove Economic Development Corporation.

            The Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation is a public/private partnership that facilitates the retention and attraction of business in Downers Grove.

Midwestern University
"Making a Difference: Economic Impact"

 

This past Fall Midwestern University completed a comprehensive financial analysis of the impact of Midwestern University on Downers Grove as well as DuPage County and the State of Illinois.  The report highlights that the University has had an annual impact on the local economy of over $243.9 million in the last fiscal year.  The Downers Grove campus supported over 1,575 jobs and $84 million in personal income.  The planned construction projects over the next five years will have an additional $478.5 million impact.  To learn more.

 

Neuco Expansion Brings New Jobs to Downers Grove

 

The Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation is pleased to announce that Neuco, Inc., located at 5101 Thatcher Road in Downers Grove, will soon be breaking ground on an 18,000 square foot plant expansion. More.


Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital is Honored to be a Baldrige National Quality Award Recipient

 Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital is one of seven organizations in the country and the only one in health care to receive the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for 2010. This distinguished award symbolizes the country's highest presidential honor for quality and organizational performance excellence. More…

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The Village of Downers Grove is a highly accessible location. O’Hare and Midway Airports are only minutes away and offer international access. A network of interstate highways provides an efficient mode of travel to the metropolitan area and beyond. Bus and rail service transport commuters to Chicago and the western suburbs.


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