December 29, 2021

Amazon Building at ChicagoWest Business Park in DeKalb

Amazon is constructing a new 700,000 sq. ft. distribution center that will employ 1,000 people in the ChicagoWest Business Park adjoining Ferrara’s facilities, just south of […]
August 26, 2021

I-39 State of the Corridor – RE Journals Conference

I-39 Members appreciate and thank Real Estate Journals for holding the I-39 State of the Corridor Conference in Rockford’s Embassy Suites Hotel on July 23, 2021. […]
March 8, 2021

I-39 Catalyst – Year 2020 Project Highlights

I-39 Projects during year 2020 included major industrial projects in Rockford, Rochelle, DeKalb, Hennepin, and the Bloomington-Normal area. See the I-39 2020 Catalyst Newsletter
March 5, 2020

Ferrara & City of DeKalb Announce 1.6 Million Square Foot Distribution Complex

The City of DeKalb and Ferrara Candy Company, an emerging powerhouse in the North American confections and sweet snacking categories, announced the company committed to 106 […]
January 30, 2019

Americold Constructing 14-Story Automated Temperature Controlled Warehouse on I-39

Americold Constructing 14-Story Automated Temperature Controlled Warehouse 
December 7, 2018

I-39 Projects Featured in Northern Illinois Real Estate Magazine

I-39 Article and Advertisement in Northern Illinois Real Estate Magazine 
November 21, 2018

Quantum Design Building New 100k HQ on I-39

Quantum Design Building on I-39 on Lot 7 of Park 90
October 9, 2018

Rock 39 Ground Breaking for Berner Food & Beverage

Rock 39 is Location for Massive Berner Food & Beverage DC on I-39
September 21, 2018

Amazon’s Prime Air Begins Operations in the I-39 Corridor

View the Transport Topics and Rockford Register Star Article:  File Photo from Mark Makela of Reuters
July 31, 2018

DeKalb’s Target and 3M Distribution Centers Hire 1,000 Workers

Download the DCEDC Press Release on Target and 3M Workforce Hiring: 
July 13, 2018

General Mills Belvidere Plant to Add up to 90 Jobs Producing LÄRABAR Products

June 4, 2018

Rochelle “The Hub City” Nationally Recognized for Business and Job Growth – Rockford Fox TV News Story – Click on Photo then Link Below
April 4, 2018

Attend the I-39 Festivus, April 19, 4:30-7:30 PM, Gibson’s, Rosemont, IL – RSVP Below – FREE Valet Parking at Gibson’s

Invitation: RSVP: or Phone:  630-219-8341 (Roger Hopkins)
March 7, 2018

Americold Building 14-Story $80 Million Automated Storage & Retrieval Cold Storage Warehouse

Americold Building in Rochelle
January 4, 2018

Spring Creek Development Locates 50,000 sq. ft. Natural Choice Building on I-39
December 7, 2017

Brandt to Expand on I-39 in McLean County – Buys 200K Building to Add 300+ Workers
October 23, 2017

AAR Rockford Featured in Aircraft Maintenance Technology
October 10, 2017

New I-39 Brochure Demonstrates Workforce Availability

June 6, 2017

Upper Lakes Foods Leases 100,000 SF on I-39 Corridor

Click on this link to read more on the Rock County Alliance web site
March 29, 2017

I-39 CATALYST Newsletter Released

Click here to open Spring 2017 Newsletter: