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Bob Vickrey,
Community Development Director

Office: 1901 Fourth Street, Peru, IL 61354

Advance Auto Parts plans to construct a 6,985 square-foot building in the parking lot of the former Kmart building in Peru.                 Peru Schools to begin new construction on 40,000 square-foot addition to Northview School.                      Dunham’s Sports to lease 42,000 square feet of the 105,000 square feet of the former Kmart building in Peru.                    Casey’s General Store on U.S. 6 and Church Street to be move and build a new store in the 2900 block of U.S. 6 in Peru.                    CVS Pharmacy plans to build and open a new pharmacy in the former Jewel shopping center in Peru.
Welcome to Peru, IL

We 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.

Meet Our Community
Development Director

Bob Vickrey

Office: 1901 Fourth Street, Peru, IL 61354
Phone: 815-224-6018
Fax: 815-223-9381

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