The Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation is pleased to announce that Lisa Wentzell, Director of Marketing and Tourism, was selected as a recipient of the Daily Herald Business Ledger’s annual “Influential Women in Business” award.  Lisa was presented with the award at a luncheon on November 1, 2019 at the Oak Brook Hilton Resort.

RE Journals Bridge Development Partners has acquired a 10.87-acre property at 4110 Finley Road in Downers Grove, Illinois, which will serve as the home for an extension of its Class-A industrial campus, Bridge Point Downers Grove. Bridge acquired the property from the same undisclosed developer as it did its neighboring site, and will construct a brand-new,

October 16, 2018   Green Bay Packaging Expands Operations In Illinois Downers Grove, IL – October 16, 2018 – Green Bay Packaging (GBP) is set to break ground for the construction of a new 170,000 square foot complex. Downers Grove was chosen as a central location to serve the Chicagoland area and allow for future

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,

2018 DGEDC Annual Luncheon

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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

DGEDC 2017 Annual Luncheon

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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