$ 2B
in research & development spending in 2014
3
major hospitals plus Jump Simulation, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital & the U of I College of Medicine
30th
largest export market in the U.S.
40M
tons of freight pass through Peoria County each year
3
interstate highways & 11 railroads
195k
individuals in our region’s available workforce

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Young Business Owner Invests in First Expansion!

By Sally Hanley, Director of Business Assistance Zimmerman Detailing and Power Wash recently invested $430,000…

Getting Ready for Hannover!

By Kim Uhlig, Director of Business Attraction Next month, I will be heading to Hanover…

Mayor Ardis to recognize the American Federation of Teachers during president’s visit

Mayor Ardis to recognize the American Federation of Teachers during president’s visit

PEORIA — The American Federation of Teachers will be formally recognized with a proclamation from…

Startup Supports Junior Achievement and Offers Travel Grant

Startup Supports Junior Achievement and Offers Travel Grant

By Randon Gettys, Startup Peoria Coordinator Startup Peoria is off to a strong start in…

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