Qualified Sites Program


Qualified Sites Program & Shovel Ready Property

The Qualified Sites Program, also known as shovel ready sites, combines national site selection standards and the region’s strengths and assets including site availability, logistics, infrastructure, and utilities. The sites listed may also include build-to-suit options.

These properties include full utilities and in some cases, fiber infrastructure and are ready for construction. These qualified sites have zoning in place meaning construction can begin faster.

The Business Park at Spring Creek Lakes – 1

  • Northeast Corner of I-90 and Riverside Boulevard, Loves Park, Illinois 61111
  • Light Industrial; Commercial
  • 400 Acres

The Business Park at Spring Creek Lakes (BP-SCL) is a business park and industrial land development project. The BP-SCL serves the greater Rockford metropolitan area, including Loves Park and Belvidere, Illinois, and Beloit, Wisconsin. This industrial land development is a great location for corporate headquarters, industrial manufacturers, and logistics companies. Build-to-Suit and building leasing options available.

Download The Business Park at Spring Creek Lakes factsheet (PDF)
Download The Business Park at Spring Creek Lakes site map (PDF)


Cornerstone at Global Trade Park – 2

  • US Route 20 and Main Street, Rockford, Illinois 61102
  • Light Industrial; Heavy Industrial; Commercial
  • 320 Acres

Cornerstone is a 320-acre land parcel with immediate access to both a major cargo airport, interstate highways and major railways. Its location and size makes it ideal for manufacturing and distribution centers alike. Located within the Global Trade Park at the Chicago-Rockford International Airport, Cornerstone is included in an active TIF District. This divisible, shovel-ready property boasts the incentives of being within both the City of Rockford Enterprise Zone and Foreign Trade Zone.

Download the Cornerstone at Global Trade Park factsheet (PDF)
Download the Cornerstone at Global Trade Park site map (PDF)


Loves Park Corporate Center – 3

  • Northwest Corner of I-90 & Riverside Boulevard, Loves Park, Illinois 61111
  • Light Industrial
  • 33.3 Acres

Loves Park Corporate Center is a well-known 100+ acre business park ideal for distribution, manufacturing, and office. Existing tenants include Pepsi and Danfoss Drives. Owner will Build-to-Suit; land also available for sale.

Download the Loves Park Corporate Center factsheet (PDF)
Download the Loves Park Corporate Center site map (PDF)


Park 90 Corporate Center – 4

  • Northeast Corner of I-90 and IL Route 173, Machesney Park, Illinois 61011
  • Light Industrial; Heavy Industrial; Commercial
  • 340 Acres

Park 90 is a regional, commercial and logistics center. Ideal for logistics, corporate headquarters and other complementary uses, Park 90 features immediate tollway access, over 2,500 ft. tollway frontage, and is just 85 miles SW of Milwaukee. Central to major Midwestern trucking destinations, Park 90 benefits from the Rockford region’s diverse and quality labor pool.

Download the Park 90 Corporate Center factsheet (PDF)
Download the Park 90 Corporate Center site map (PDF)


Rock 39 Industrial Park – 5

  • 0.5 miles east of I-39 and Baxter Road, Cherry Valley, Illinois 61109
  • Light Industrial; Heavy Industrial
  • 240 Acres

Rock 39 is a 300-acre industrial park ideal for large distribution and manufacturing uses. Tenants include FedEx ground hub and Con-way Freight. Build-to-Suit from 100,000 square feet to +1.5 million square feet. Onsite water system provides high quality, volume, and pressure. Alternative energy sources available.

Download the Rock 39 Industrial Park factsheet (PDF)
Download the Rock 39 Industrial Park site map (PDF)


For further information about buildings and sites in Winnebago County, please contact Rockford Area Economic Development Council at 815.987.8118.