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  • At I-80 & IL 251 Near I-39

    Interstate, Rail, Barge & Air
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    Retail, Commercial & Manufacturing
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  • At I-80 & IL 251 Near I-39

    Interstate, Rail, Barge & Air
  • Peru, IL Retail Development

    Prime Development Properties

    Retail, Commercial & Manufacturing
  • Peru, IL Downtown

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Peru Retail Sales sets another record at $570 million for 2014 up $29.17 million from 2013!                Northview Elementary School Principal Sara McDonald gets state recognition as the Illinois Principal of the Year by the Illinois Principals Association.                Advance Auto Parts opens new retail store in an out lot of the former Kmart property.                 Peru Schools currently building 40,000 square-foot addition to Northview School.                      Dunham’s Sports opens new store in the former Kmart building in Peru.                    Casey’s General Store opens new store in the 2900 block of U.S. 6 in Peru.                    CVS Pharmacy opens a new pharmacy in the former Jewel shopping center in Peru.
 
CHS building 47,000 ton capacity
fertilizer warehouse
in Peru.
Sponsor a Peru pole banner

If you would like to sponsor a Rt. 6 association banner on a light pole on Rt. 6 in downtown Peru email Bob Vickrey director of community development for details.

Economic Development Properties Available in Peru, Illinois


Peru IL MapWe are strategically located in North Central Illinois in LaSalle County. The City of Peru is within a 60-mile radius of Rockford, Peoria, Bloomington- Normal, Rock Island-Moline and 90 miles from Chicago. Our community resides in a beautiful valley that provides a quality family environment and many economic opportunities and incentives for business and industrial firms. The City of Peru has a municipally owned Hydro Electric Green Power Plant on the Illinois River. This allows Peru to have nearly the lowest electric rates in the state of Illinois. The wooded community offers the area residents the ability to use the Illinois River for not only recreational activities but for economic activity as well. The City of Peru is surrounded by expansive farm land and supports a diversified industrial, service and agricultural economy.

Peru has a long history of working cooperatively with the business to ensure the needs of the project are met. Peru’s goal is to retain and create quality full-time permanent jobs and to encourage private investment. The combination of incentives, location, transportation, and infrastructure, makes Peru the ideal location to build or expand your office, industrial, warehouse, distribution, retail, and related businesses. Peru has created economic incentive programs as a means to stimulate business growth and job creation right now. Let us help you bring your business to Peru.

Robert Vickrey Peru development director

Development Director

Bob Vickrey
Office: 1901 Fourth Street,
Peru, IL 61354
Phone: 815-224-6018
Fax: 815-223-9381
Email: bobvickrey@peru.il.us

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