Small businesses have undoubtedly been hit hard throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. With temporary closings, lost sales, lower revenues, employee … Read More about Aurora Awarded Financial Assistance Grant for Small Businesses
Aurora, Illinois’ second largest city, is ideally situated along the historic Fox River. Founded in 1857, Aurora is rich in history.
Our goal at Invest Aurora is to promote Economic Development in this unique community that we call home. We attract businesses to Aurora to by promoting it as the dynamic and diverse city that it is.
Invest Aurora works to strengthen the community by fostering public and private sector partnerships. These partnerships stimulate the economy through aiding in business attraction, retention, and expansion.
Our great city of Aurora is built on the unshakeable foundation of its storied past. Through it all, we have always looked towards the future, embracing every challenge that has come our way. A City dedicated to building and supporting its community, and with developments planned in every sector – from technology, to retail, housing and more – Aurora is ready, we are bright, and we are Lighting the Future.
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Opening or expanding your business can be a daunting process. Our Economic Development Specialists have developed the most efficient road map to get you open as quickly and effectively as possible.
Local Development News
If your first restaurant is thriving and you are exploring the possibility of expanding, look to Aurora to provide the perfect location! Whether your … Read More about 4 Profitable Reasons to Choose Aurora for Your New Restaurant
Illinois has launched a Back to Business grant campaign which launched on August 18th. This program has $250 million allocated to aid small businesses … Read More about Invest Aurora Brings Back to Business Grant to the Greater Aurora Area
SPRINGFIELD - Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) today announced the $250 million Back to … Read More about IL. Governor Announces $250 Million Back To Business Grant Program For State Businesses
August 5, 2021 WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development … Read More about Invest Aurora Receives $2M CARES Act Recovery Grant to Capitalize Revolving Loan Fund for Aurora Businesses
Article Published by Daily Herald | View Article Author: Bryan Gay, President/CEO, Invest Aurora For the first time, the state of Illinois along … Read More about Celebrating Those who Supported Illinois Businesses