Fueling Economic Growth in St. Charles

The growing skyline in downtown St. Charles is just one signal that this city’s economy has been expanding. Get the inside scoop on what’s new, what’s in the pipeline, and what’s being done to keep the momentum going.

Transform Rockford: Implementing a Vision for Rockford’s Future

A movement is underway to strategically transform the Rockford region while creating a Top 25 community. Meet the group leading the charge, and see what they’ve accomplished so far.

What Works in Downtown Development?

An urban renaissance is underway, as attention turns from sprawling shopping centers to historic commercial districts. Getting there has taken decades of grassroots change.