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 – eshields@shawmedia.com 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,

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

Art Van Furniture largest of new stores coming to Downers Grove Art Van Furniture will open a store at 1021 Butterfield Road in Downers Grove. By Annemarie Mannion, Chicago Tribune June 18, 2015 The village of Downers Grove has some good news on the retail front. Three chains are opening new stores in the village.

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 11, 2015     Lt. Governor Sanguinetti to Speak at DGEDC Annual Luncheon               DOWNERS GROVE, IL- The Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation (DGEDC) announced today that Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti will be the Keynote Speaker at the DGEDC Annual Luncheon on June 18.  The event will be held at the

Michaels Signs Lease in Downers Grove The location is expected to open August 2015.   By MORGAN SEARLES (Patch Staff)June 10, 2015   Michaels signed a lease for a 19,940 square-foot location in Finley Square at the northeast corner of Butterfield and Finley Roads in Downers Grove. The center is anchored by Bed Bath & Beyond, PetSmart

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Mayor Martin Tully and Michael Cassa, President and CEO of the DGEDC, were two of the featured guests on the Roe Conn Show on WGN during their “Hometown Voices” visit to Downers Grove. Click to listen

February 04, 2015 Fresh Thyme to move HQ to Downers Grove By Micah Maidenberg Chicago Tribune An organic grocer that plans an ambitious expansion across the Midwest has inked deals for two more Chicago-area stores as it prepares to move its headquarters to Downers Grove from Phoenix. As its expansion ramps up, the grocer will shift