December 5, 2023

Quincy, Ill. (KHQA) — The Great River Economic Development Foundation invites the community to their 2023 Annual Meeting titled, “Putting the Pieces Together,” on Tuesday, December 12. The event will begin with a social hour at 4:45 p.m., bringing together community partners, business leaders, elected officials and GREDF members for an opportunity to share and… More

November 7, 2023

QUINCY (WGEM) – The Great River Economic Development Foundation hosted the fourth annual MakerFest on Thursday morning at the Oakley-Lindsay Center in Quincy. The event highlighted National Manufacturing Month, which is in October. Dozens of companies came from across the Tri-States and set up display booth for students to have the chance to ask questions… More

September 21, 2023

QUINCY, IL (KHQA) — In January of 2023, it was announced that Fortune 500 company United Alloy had plans to add a third location in the Gem City. A few months later, they found a temporary location and began operating. “United Alloy first reached out to GREDF last year looking for a potential facility and… More

September 15, 2023

QUINCY (WGEM) – With all the events in Quincy, you might have seen a few more people attending them. An Illinois Report states tourism contributed to economic growth in the state, and Quincy contributed to the growth. See Quincy officials say the dollars last year for Adams County totaled $131.9 million in visitor spending. Executive… More

September 12, 2023

Quincy Herald-Whig QUINCY — The Quincy City Council will consider a plan to incentivize housing development in the city. Aldermen on Monday heard results of a two-year housing assessment that found a lack of housing locally. Kyle Moore, president of the Great River Economic Development Foundation said the study found there are 588 jobs open… More

September 8, 2023

QUINCY, IL (KHQA) — Over the past year, discussions in the city of Quincy have been centered around the need for affordable housing. After the Great River Economic Development Foundation, GREDF, conducted a county-wide housing study and shared those results, the Quincy City Council voted that the city is in dire need of more funding… More

September 8, 2023

QUINCY (WGEM) – We have more information on the new resources available for businesses in Quincy. The Great River Economic Development Foundation announced the launch of their Business Concierge Program on Wednesday. Director of Business Development Madison Badgley said she started the program to further support local businesses. She said the program connects businesses to… More

September 7, 2023

WGEM – September 6, 2023 QUINCY – Officials at the Great River Economic Development Foundation announced Wednesday there will be a new program designed for entrepreneurs. GREDF will start the Business Concierge Program to help entrepreneurs start a business, expand their operations, or look for ways to optimize their business in Adams County. GREDF says… More

September 7, 2023

Muddy River News – August 16, 2023 QUINCY — Great River Economonic Development Foundation President/CEO Kyle Moore presented a draft copy of the housing needs assessment for Adams County and Quincy to the Adams County Board Tuesday night. Moore gave County Board members a full 250 page report and an executive summary and offered a… More

May 12, 2023

WGEM – May 11, 2023 QUINCY (WGEM) – Economic leaders say there are 600 open jobs in Quincy right now. Efforts continue to fill those positions by using Quincy’s Calling campaign as an incentive. “QC has done a great job at bringing people in and connecting them with the community,” said the Great River Economic… More