City of Pekin, IL


Economic Development

Pekin is Open for Business!
One of the City's highest priorities is balanced growth among residential, commercial, and industrial sectors, and the City is committed to being a strong economic development partner that is easy to do business with.

The Economic Development Department coordinates new business recruitment and provides retention and expansion assistance to existing enterprises. The department also coordinates the City’s use of economic development incentives including tax increment financing (TIF) and enterprise zone benefits.

Available Property
The City has good relationships with land owners, real estate brokers, and developers in the area that we can connect you with. The City itself also owns property available for development including in the Riverway Business Park.  

Contact Information
Josh Wray
Director of Economic Development
111 S. Capitol Street
Pekin, Illinois 61554