Economic Development

The Economic Development Deparment coordinates new business recruitment and provides retention and expansion assistance to existing enterprises. Staff also coordinates the City’s use of economic development incentives through an Illinois Enterprise Zones and the City's Tax Increment Financing Districts.

The City of Pekin also has publicly-owned property available for development in its northern and southern industrial parks and along the Illinois River.  

For More Information about expanding in Pekin, contact:

Mark Rothert, Interim City Manager
Phone: 309-478-5371
Email: marothert@ci.pekin.il.us