About Us

The DGEDC is a public/private partnership that facilitates the retention and attraction of business investment in Downers Grove. The DGEDC promotes Downers Grove as a location for commercial, industrial and office projects. In addition, we promote tourism through the Downers Grove Visitors Bureau.

The DGEDC is the official agency for economic development and tourism for the Village of Downers Grove. Since 2006, the Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation has been the economic engine of our community.

To retain existing business and attract new business to Downers Grove. We will shepherd businesses through the development process and work to assure measurable return on investment for the business community while maintaining support of public land use policies and the overall betterment of the Citizens of Downers Grove.

To establish distinct economic benefits specifically related to business entities making Downers Grove the preferred choice for businesses consistent with Village planning.

  • Strengthen sales tax base
  • Strengthen commercial and industrial tax base
  • Increase hotel tax revenue
  • Increase employment base