Downers Grove has been incuded in the Top 10 Best Illinois Cities for Jobs by WalletHub.  Downers Grove ranked number 10 out of the 162 cities compared in the study.  WalletHub’s analysts ranked the cities based on 16 key indicators of labor-market health, ranging from “employment growth” to “median monthly starting salary” to “unemployment rate.”  Click

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                            Contact:  Pete Kosanovich   708.415.7093 December 7, 2015                                                                                               Michael Cassa       630.729.0380     ALTER BREWING COMPANY TO OPEN CRAFT BREWERY IN DOWNERS GROVE                   DOWNERS GROVE, IL- The Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation (DGEDC) announced today that Alter Brewing Company, Chicagoland’s newest craft brewery, will open in Downers Grove.   The brewery

                             FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                            CONTACT:   Diane Charles Vice President of Corporate Communications Art Van Furniture (586) 983-3022 office – (586) 850-7332 cell

DGEDC President Michael Cassa attended the 2015 White House Forum on Economic Development on July 30 Click here for the IEDC Press Release   Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Obama   Bruce Andrews, Deputy Secretary of Commerce Economic Development Leaders Attending the Forum    White House Forum Panel Discussions

Art Van Furniture held the ribbon cutting and Grand Opening for their flagship store in Downers Grove Click here for photos from the event Watch the video of  the Grand Opening of the new flagship store.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2015    Zeigler Auto Group Plans Second Dealership in Downers Grove             DOWNERS GROVE, IL- The Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation (DGEDC) announced today that Zeigler Auto Group, Inc. plans to open a second dealership in Downers Grove.  The dealership will feature new Chrysler Ram

Published: Tuesday, June 23, 2015 11:35 a.m. CDT Suburban Life   (Photo provided) By EVAN SHIELDS – DOWNERS GROVE – The state of business in Downers Grove is healthy, according to an annual report presented during the Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation luncheon June 18 at the DoubleTree Suites. Michael Cassa, president and CEO of the corporation,

DGEDC 2015 Annual Luncheon

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2015 DGEDC Annual Luncheon Photos  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 19, 2015   DGEDC Presents Cornerstone Awards at Annual Luncheon   Downers Grove, IL-The Downers Grove Economic Development presented its Cornerstone Awards at the DGEDC Annual Luncheon on June 18.  The luncheon was held at the DoubleTree Suites Hotel and featured keynote remarks Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti.  Nearly 200 business and community leaders registered