We help reinvest in the local real estate market by initiating redevelopment and infill projects needed near the lakefront to reignite civic life and build diverse mixed-income neighborhoods that activate our natural resources.
We stimulate economic growth by mentoring and referring local entrepreneurs to critical resources necessary for startup or expansion, fostering a climate for business that propels our communities forward.
We encourage people to engage with local businesses located downtown and at the lakefront by hosting events that amplify our vibrant multicultural communities and our reputable entertainment district.
The Greater Waukegan Development Coalition is an independent not-for-profit economic development corporation. Our mission is to foster the development of business and real estate within economically challenged communities. We accomplish this by bolstering the region’s economic ecosystem, providing a variety of programs and events, along with helping current and potential businesses with placement, expansion and retention.
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