Yahoo Breaks Ground for New Facility in Champaign

Article Source: University of Illinois Research Park Champaign, IL – Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) broke ground on a new state-of-the-art facility that will serve as an important expansion of its Champaign, IL technology hub. Leaders from Yahoo, State of Illinois, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and City of Champaign announced plans for the new building and Read more »

Unit 4 and Champaign County EDC to Host Twitter Chat on New Central Site

Champaign County EDC is partnering with Champaign Unit 4 School District to host another #AskUnit4 Twitter chat to share information and answer community questions about the newly selected site for Central High School. The #AskUnit4 chat will take place on Tuesday, February 11th from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Twitter. Participants will have the Read more »

2014 Innovation Celebration Finalists Announced


The Champaign County Economic Development Corporation is pleased to announce finalists for the Ninth Annual Innovation Celebration in recognition of those individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions, taken risks, and provided leadership to ensure the continuing economic success of Champaign County, the ongoing success of the University’s economic development mission, and the growth Read more »

Champaign County EDC Reveals New Strategic Plan & Highlights Products Made in Champaign County at Annual Meeting

More than 150 people gathered at the Hawthorn Suites in Champaign, IL for the 2013 Champaign County EDC Annual Meeting on Thursday, November 21, 2013. The meeting highlighted the organization’s FY13 activities, showcased products and innovation Made in Champaign County (#MadeInCC), and revealed the organization’s new Strategic Plan. Products were on display from the following Read more »

Economic Development Group Seeks to Create New Jobs in County

Article Source: The Daily Illini The Champaign County Economic Development Corporation recently set its two-year goals, which include providing support to create 3,000 new jobs in Champaign County. Over the next two years, the corporation aims to attract $225 million in new private investment to Champaign County, assist companies to grow payroll by $132 million Read more »