Discover why Machesney Park is the “Place to be, the place to go, and the place to stay!” Active retail corridors, successful business parks, and a revitalized Town Center benefit from the Village’s aggressive approach to economic development. The Village is actively involved with, and continuously invests in, its business community using a variety of incentives and economic development tools in addition to the on-going investments in the community’s roadway and utility infrastructure.

The Village strives to keep the cost of doing business to a minimum by maintaining a zero general fund property tax, and low fees!

Are you a developer or site selector? We would love to talk to you about why Machesney Park is the perfect place for your business! Please contact the Community Development Director.

Objective:  The Village’s primary economic development objectives focus on business attraction and retention, promotion, and public relations.  The Village Board, along with the Planning & Economic Development Committee, guide the Village’s economic development strategies.

Attraction: The Village is a member of and attendant of commercial and industrial trade shows, in particular, the International Council of Shopping Centers. During these events, the Village promotes our retail corridors by networking with shopping center developers, commercial brokers, tenant representatives, and business owners looking for opportunities in Machesney Park.

Site Selection:  The Village maintains an inventory of available commercial real estate opportunities for retailers and industrial businesses. Visit the following links to view property-specific details, photos, and contact information for available sites and available buildings.

Business Retention: The Village believes that our strongest attribute is our existing business community. The Village’s business retention program provides elected and appointed representatives with opportunities to connect with our existing business leaders in order to build long-lasting relationships.

Shop Machesney!:  The Village hosts a “shop local” marketing program called Shop Machesney! that promotes available shopping and dining opportunities within the community by using social media and donations from our local business community. Follow the program on Facebook at Shop Machesney!.

Incentives:  The Village of Machesney Park invests in businesses that improve the built environment, create jobs, and expand the tax base by adopting and administering a number of important economic development incentives programs.  Click here for more information on how we can help you invest in your business.

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