2014 Innovation Celebration Finalists Announced


The Champaign County Economic Development Corporation is pleased to announce finalists for the Ninth Annual Innovation Celebration in recognition of those individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions, taken risks, and provided leadership to ensure the continuing economic success of Champaign County, the ongoing success of the University’s economic development mission, and the growth Read more »

Champaign County EDC Reveals New Strategic Plan & Highlights Products Made in Champaign County at Annual Meeting

More than 150 people gathered at the Hawthorn Suites in Champaign, IL for the 2013 Champaign County EDC Annual Meeting on Thursday, November 21, 2013. The meeting highlighted the organization’s FY13 activities, showcased products and innovation Made in Champaign County (#MadeInCC), and revealed the organization’s new Strategic Plan. Products were on display from the following Read more »

Economic Development Group Seeks to Create New Jobs in County

Article Source: The Daily Illini The Champaign County Economic Development Corporation recently set its two-year goals, which include providing support to create 3,000 new jobs in Champaign County. Over the next two years, the corporation aims to attract $225 million in new private investment to Champaign County, assist companies to grow payroll by $132 million Read more »

JSM to Offer Fastest Internet Service in the Country

Article Source: JSM Apartments CHAMPAIGN, IL —  JSM, the leading student apartment and property development company in Champaign, announces it will feature an astonishing 10 gigabit (Gbps) internet connection, equivalent to 10,000 megabits-per-second (Mbps), at their Green Street Towers property, a luxury seven-story student apartment complex serving students attending the University of Illinois. This internet Read more »

Champaign Unit 4 School District Highlights Facilities in New Video

Article Source: Champaign Unit 4 School District In an effort to provide information to the public about how Champaign Unit 4 School District has used funds from the county-wide 1% sales tax, the District has released a video highlighting its new and renovated facilities. The work done at Garden Hills Elementary School, Booker T. Washington Read more »