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  • Andy's Frozen Custard opened in Elgin 2018          

  • Incentives

    The EDG staff is ready to listen to your ideas and financial realities when considering investment in our community. The City of Elgin may provide customized assistance to qualifying projects. The State of Illinois also offers various programs. Let us help you cut through the red tape and access the programs that could benefit your business the most.


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  • The City of Elgin offers a business-friendly, welcoming environmentThe Elgin Development Group can help your business navigate the development process and arrange meetings with the key people to help get your project off on the right foot and to the finish line. The EDG recognizes that “Fast Track Permitting” is a key incentive to businesses that need to start producing or selling products to meet customer demand. In select cases, businesses may be eligible for other incentives such as building permit fee waivers, sales tax rebates and tax increment financing. 


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  • Illinois offers a competitive range of incentives for locating and expanding your business, including tax credits and exemptions that encourage business growth and job creation.  Additional grant programs and access to loans can assist your business with working capital, machinery and equipment, land acquisition, building construction and public infrastructure improvements.  And for those looking to invest in Illinois companies, early-stage investment incentives are also available. Visit the Illinois Department of Economic Opportunity to learn more.


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  • The U.S. Federal Government offers a range of services and programs for companies that operate in the United States – from general workforce development and energy efficiency grants to industry-specific incentives. State, territorial, and local governments are often the primary source of specific assistance to help business investors get new ventures off the ground or expand their existing operations.


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    Save energy and money by taking advantage of these programs and tools for your business. Take advantage of ComEd's Energy Efficiency Program incentives that can help you reduce your energy consumption.
     


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  • Learn about cash Nicor's business saving programs and other energy efficiency improvements. Special projects may qualify for custom incentives to help reduce energy use.