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Welcome to the intersection of America— and the world. Where talent and innovation intersect, opportunity and acceleration converge and the best-run businesses find their home. See why Illinois is your clear choice.

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Illinois job market booms: Jobs increase in all 14 metro areas

The Illinois economy is showing continued strength as the new data reveals that jobs increased year-over-year in all of the state’s 14 metropolitan areas in December. Furthermore, the unemployment rate decreased in 13 of those areas, indicating steady and consistent job growth throughout the state, according to the data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES).

How Illinois is building unique regional collaborations that drive economic growth

Illinois is made up of a diverse network of communities, each with their own assets that attract businesses and drive growth. Throughout the state, these communities are embracing collaboration, finding that working together to promote their regions can significantly boost economic development. Companies making location decisions do not see boundaries between jurisdictions. When a business locates in one community, it positively impacts the entire surrounding region.

Four economic development trends that could lead to opportunity in 2023

The start of a new year often brings new opportunities for business growth. One of these opportunities that can significantly impact businesses is the decision to expand or relocate. The complex process requires careful consideration of financial feasibility, market demand, availability of resources and talent, and the potential impact on current operations. As business leaders map out their plans for the year ahead, they are carefully evaluating these and other factors to make informed decisions and navigate any challenges ahead with confidence.

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Illinois is an ecosystem of like-minded pioneers and trailblazers. Be among 38 Fortune 500 companies and the next generation of businesses that call Illinois home.

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