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About the Quad Cities


Advanced manufacturing. Defense. Food and packaging. Logistics. Professional and technical. These industries and more are thriving in the Greater Quad Cities Region, fueling an innovation economy.

The Quad Cities is a busy commercial hub located where Interstate 80 and the Mississippi River intersect along the borders of Illinois and Iowa.

With over 37 million people living within a 300-mile radius of the Quad Cities, businesses In the Q have easy and efficient access to a strong network of suppliers and customers.

The cost of doing business in the Quad Cities is among the lowest in the nation, while our workforce exceeds national averages in quality, stability and productivity.

More than 30,000 businesses, including Deere & Company World Headquarters, 3M, Alcoa, and the Rock Island Arsenal, a major military installation, are already In the Q.

Now it's your turn.

Join us In the Q.

Our interactive map quickly plots the locations of important regional assets including, but not limited to, properties and sites, major employers by sector, laborshed, infrastructure and data lines.
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Logistics Industry
With growing demands to move both products and data across the globe quickly and efficiently, the Quad Cities has the infrastructure in place to serve your needs.
New and Expanded Companies
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Sucess Stories
Quad Cities First Economic Development Blog
Stanley Consultants awarded with U.S. Air Force contract
Quad Cities Chamber and University of Illinois Partner for $5.5 Million Department of Defense Grant
Digital Manufacturing and Design Institute (DMDII) Opens Quad Cities Chapter
Quad Cities Lands $200 Million Investment, 500 Jobs
Quad Cities Joins Global Startup Battle During Global Entrepreneurship Week
Quad Cities Pharmacy Startup Reinventing Medicine Dispensing
Deere, DN2K Form Joint Venture
Editorial: Quad Cities Winds up on Alcoa's Good Side
KJWW and TTG Merge
Quad Cities Gains Non-Stop Daily Air Service to Washington, D.C.
Quad Cities Named No. 1 Minor League Sports Market
Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub Will Help Regional Manufacturers Grow
Iowa certifies six more industrial sites as development ready
Alcoa Wins Industry Leadership Award
Paul Rumler Wins 40 Under 40 Award in Economic Development
2015: A Vision for the Future
Economic Development in 2015
Quad Cities: Year In Review and Look Ahead
Construction Begins on QC - Chicago Rail Route
Agribusiness and Food Processing Boom Continues
Modern Logistics Offer Competitive Edge
Alcoa Signs Multiyear Supply Contract with Boeing Valued at More Than $1 Billion
Alcoa Lands $290 Aluminum Contract
RAIL.ONE Opens $22 Million Plant in Clinton
Quad Cities Chamber Earns Best Business Assistance Program Award
Trinity Bettendorf named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals in industry trade publication
Davenport Ranks in Top 10 Ten Most Affordable Housing Among Small Cities
Tyson Foods Among Fortune’s “Most Admired” Food Production Companies
HNI Corp. Earns Ranking
Contest Invites Western Illinois Businesses to Pitch Ideas
Technology Park Moving Forward in Quad Cities
Alcoa Major Expansion Complete at Quad Cities Facility
Genesis Systems Group Expands, Adds Jobs
Heinz Plans Growth in Muscatine
Quad Cities First seeks Vice President, National Business Attraction
Data Dimensions Expands
Request for Proposals: Quad Cities Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Hub Implementation Plan
Ignite Quad Cities Will Match Entrepreneurs, Mentors
Quad Cities Receives Regional Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Hub Grant
Fidlar Technologies Expands
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