August 6, 2018 Bridge Development Breaks Ground on 678,000 Sq. Ft. Project in Downers Grove DOWNERS GROVE, IL- The Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation (DGEDC) announced today that Bridge Development Partners, LLC, has broken ground on Bridge Point Downers Grove.  The 678,858 sq. ft. industrial/office development is a joint venture of Bridge Development Partners and

Alter Brewing Company to expand Chicagoland and suburban distribution with Lakeshore Beverage By Adam Hooczko August 1, 2018 Downers Grove, IL – Alter Brewing Company has announced that beginning August 6th they will begin distribution with Lakeshore Beverage to substantially increase their Chicagoland and suburban presence. This partnership will nearly double Alter’s existing geographic footprint,

Rexnord Corporation to Build New Aerospace Facility in Downers Grove   September 7, 2017 Downers Grove, IL-The Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation (DGEDC) announced today that Rexnord Corporation will build a new manufacturing facility and Aerospace Headquarters in Downers Grove.  Rexnord plans to redevelop its existing site at 2400 Curtiss in the Ellsworth Business Park.  Downers

Alter Brewing Company looks to the future with brewhouse expansion   By Adam Hooczko July 20, 2017   Downers Grove, IL – This week, Alter Brewing Company significantly expanded its brewing capacity with the installation of four new 40-barrel fermentation vessels and a 60-barrel brite tank. The 160 additional barrels of fermentation space are the equivalent of nearly 40,000

Alter Brewing Company announces new canned beer offerings   By Adam Hooczko May 16, 2017   Downers Grove, IL – Alter Brewing Company announced today that they have finished commissioning their new canning line and will begin sales of 6-packs on May 17th. Cans will initially be offered in the taproom, but owners expect to begin limited circulation

Downers Grove & DuPage County team up for tourism Collaboration will help grow $2.5 billion industry OAK BROOK, Ill. – The DuPage Convention & Visitors Bureau (DuPage CVB) and the Downers Grove Visitors Bureau (DGVB) are pleased to announce that they have forged a new partnership today in an ongoing effort to grow the $2.5

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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

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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