Measuring the Success of Rockforward

Rockforward Economic Indicator Goals

  • New and Retained Jobs – 10,000
  • Investment in the Rockford Region – $925 Million
  • Square Feet of New and Renovated Space – 8 Million

Region’s Economic Scorecard

These figures represent the collective successes of the new Rockforward strategic plan. The plan began in January 2016 and will continue through December 2022.

MonthNew or Retained JobsCapital InvestmentNew or Renovated Space
Progress Total7,376$1,230,433,7385,345,568 sq.ft.
Progress Percentage70% to goal133% to goal67% to goal
GOALS10,500$925 Million8 Million

RAEDC Internal Activity Metrics

  • Showing activity under the five strategies and respective tactics including
    • Project wins
    • Website and social media