Redevelopment Resources


There are many resources available for redeveloping property in the Rockford Region. From brownfield development to ensuring property meets the stipulations to become a Qualified Site.


Business First
Business First - redevelop existing property

A joint venture with the City of Rockford, Winnebago County, Winnebago County Health Department, Small Business Development Center, and the Rock River Water Reclamation District to assist individuals in redeveloping an existing property or open a new business in an existing property. BUSINESSFirst creates a team of partners for any individual with a redevelopment project in the community.


U.S. Small Business AdministrationSBA - Small Business Administration
Since its founding on July 30, 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses.