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Flightstar Celebrates Grand Opening of Hangar 10

Congrats to Flightstar on the grand opening of Hangar 10! This 31,000 SF facility was recently completed along with the refurbishment of the adjoined Hangar 3, creating a 52,000 SF complex. Founded in 1978, Flightstar is an aviation service organization located at Willard Airport (Fly Champaign-Urbana) in Savoy, Illinois. With over 112,000 SF of hangar Read more »

Grand Opening: Syngenta Digital Innovation Lab

We were thrilled to celebrate the grand opening of Syngenta‘s new Digital Innovation Lab at University of Illinois Research Park today!  The Syngenta Digital Innovation Lab in Champaign serves as an incubator for new ideas that address the goal of feeding the world’s burgeoning population. They are part of an ecosystem of digital innovation labs developing Read more »

NCSA’S Blue Waters Project Provides $1.08 Billion Direct Return to Illinois’ Economy

From the press release:  Champaign, IL – May 10, 2017 – The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign released a study Wednesday detailing the current and projected economic impact of its Blue Waters project on Illinois’ economy. The project manages the nation’s most powerful sustained-performance supercomputer for open-science and Read more »

Busey Presents 65th Champaign County Economic Seminar

From the press release: CHAMPAIGN, IL – May 4, 2017 – From agricultural output and payrolls of major employers to new home construction and retail sales, Ed Scharlau, Vice Chairman of Busey Bank, outlined the local economy during the 65th Champaign County Economic Seminar at the I Hotel & Conference Center in Champaign. Robert Jones, Read more »

2017 Summer Intern Opportunities

The Champaign County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) is a public-private partnership dedicated to fostering a cooperative, county-wide approach to economic development. The EDC brings together community leaders to support Champaign County economic development by aligning interests through productive relationships, open dialogue, and advocacy that supports primary employer job growth and retention, including managing programs and Read more »