Economic Development Division

In addition to a high quality of life and exceptional cultural opportunities, Champaign provides a positive business environment for high technology companies, agricultural and medical research, light industry and distribution facilities, and retail developments.

Champaign promotes economic stability and growth through sound planning and development programs including Industrial Development incentives, Enterprise Zone incentives, Tax Increment Finance Districts, development programs in the downtown and campustown and capital improvements planning and construction.

City of Champaign Economic Development Strategic Plan

Incentive Programs and Services

Visit our Business Portal to learn about all of our programs and services

Economic Development Agencies

Champaign conducts economic development activities through a number of allied organizations.

City Council members and our Economic Development team also serve on these boards to represent the City and its interests.

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