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  • Workforce

    A large pool of valuable workers are all ready to work, with diverse, quality skill sets that give area businesses leadership positions in various industries.

  • Incentives

    TIF Districts, Enterprise Zones, and more make it easy to do business here.

  • Business Services

    The Illinois Small Business Development Center & International Trade Center are here to promote and retain those wishing to do business here.

  • Who Is Here

    Decatur & Macon County is presently home to numerous and diverse companies.

Who Is Here

Numerous and diverse industries call the region home. 95 million customers are within a 500-mile radius. Look around Decatur and Macon County, and you’ll find a deep reservoir of businesses to join or pull from:

  • Agriculture
  • Finance
  • Insurance
  • Real estate
  • Software development
  • Biotech
  • Cryogenics
  • Distribution
  • Mining
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Transportation
  • Health services
  • And more

With nearly 6,000 businesses and almost 50,000 employees, we’re just getting started. There’s a reason Business Facilities magazine ranked the Decatur area third for logistics hubs in the nation. We’ve got something for everyone, whether your business reaches across the county, the region or the world:

  • Midwest Inland Port multi-modal hub
  • Three class I railroads
  • Five major roadways
  • Passenger and cargo air service
  • Customs clearing
  • Port of Entry
  • Foreign Trade Zone
  • Enterprise Zone
  • TIF districts
  • And more

We’re here for you – and you’ll want to be too!