Economic Development

Making Rock Island a Better Place to Do Business


The primary goals and objectives of the Economic Development Division include:
  • Expanding the City's tax base
  • Formulating and implementing programs to increase job opportunities for residents
  • Increasing the level of economic activity with particular emphasis on retail activity
  • Revitalizing the City's riverfront and downtown areas
To assist with achieving those goals and objectives, the Division provides the following programs and assistance.

Services and Business Incentives