Big Business, Small Community Comfort
One Focus. One Goal
We strive to give you all the information and resources to help your business prosper in Lawrence County, Illinois.
Together we are stronger
Our mission at the Lawrence County Industrial Development Council is to encourage the development of industrial, commercial , wholesale, retail, service, professional and/or other supporting businesses which will provide job opportunities, broaden the tax base and improve the quality of life in Lawrence County Illinois
Take Advantage of our
Revolving Loan Fund
Our RLF is a great resource for businesses looking to secure more funding for their loans. The RLF is used to contribute to a pipeline supply of employable workers, create a business expansion/retention program and many other things. For more information please visit our RLF section
Encouraging the development of industrial, commercial, wholesale, retail, service, professional and/or other businesses.
Why Choose Lawrence County?
Growing Center for Commerce and Industry
Lawrence County, Illinois is an ideal place for businesses to locate and expand. With the help of the Lawrence County Industrial Development Council (LCIDC), local businesses can benefit from a variety of incentives. Companies will find that the area provides a strong workforce, business-friendly environment, and access to major transportation routes.
The LCIDC understands that businesses need resources to succeed and make informed decisions when it comes to location. We can assist business owners with finding sites, analyzing data and seeking out financial assistance programs. They also provide valuable services such as research & analysis support, real estate development guidance and consulting services related to industrial projects or expansions.
Businesses in Lawrence County have access to quality education centers and vocational training programs in the region which makes it easier for them to recruit skilled workers while providing employees with opportunities for continuing education.
Lawrence County Illinois enjoys a strong alliance of county, city and state organizations where public and private sectors work together to meet your needs.
Our Council partners with local leaders to provide a welcoming, business-friendly environment that is tailored to your needs. We are an experienced administrator for a county-wide Revolving Loan Program.
We also operate one of only eight Foreign Trade Zones (FTZ) in Illinois. The FTZ illustrates our county’s visionary commitment to commercial growth and success.
Lawrence County is located at the intersection of US Route 50 and Illinois Route 1. We are centrally located to the Midwest’s largest major metro areas.
Almost 17,000 residents live in Lawrence County, making us small enough to be responsive and friendly, yet large enough to provide excellent schools and healthcare access.
RED HILL CORRIDOR
Open spaces and country living. Local stops and shops. Explore, enjoy and settle here.
With a low cost of living, low crime rate, unique local shopping and restaurants, Lawrence County is a great place to call home.
Our Vision & Mission
WHY JOIN US?
Our vision is to create a vibrant and prosperous economy in Lawrence County, where businesses can thrive and residents can enjoy the benefits of an enhanced quality of life
The LCIDC will foster economic development opportunities with a vision for growth and sustainability by promoting the county’s unique assets, providing resources to local businesses, and advocating for strategic investments that benefit the community.
Our Official Mission Statement:
To encourage the development of industrial, commercial, wholesale, retail, service, professional and/or other supporting businesses which will provide job opportunities, broaden the tax base and improve the quality of life in Lawrence County, Illinois.