East St. Louis OK'd for river cities ...

East St. Louis OK'd for river cities program

There are 1 comment on the Belleville News-Democrat story from Jan 11, 2008, titled East St. Louis OK'd for river cities program. In it, Belleville News-Democrat reports that:

East St. Louis has been certified as a River Edge Redevelopment Zone, a program designed to help revitalize riverfront areas by helping local developers and businesses revive and redevelop abandoned or contaminated properties.

The goal of the program is to stimulate economic development opportunities and create more jobs.

'The River Edge Redevelopment Initiative is a great incentive for private investors to invest in abandoned or underutilized properties in river communities because it helps offset some of the costs associated with redeveloping these properties,' said state Sen. James Clayborne, D-East St. Louis. Read more

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bouttime

East Saint Louis, IL

#1 Jan 21, 2008
finally someone is paying attention to the economic possibility of this region $$$...you complain about the economy being sooooo bad but you sit on your tush and have done nothing for years NOW is a chance to take advantage of the interstate traffic and surrounding area traffic from the casino's to help the local economies in St.Clair county...PUT YOURSELF ON THE MAP and don't follow the sad footsteps of St. Louis....THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX PEOPLE AND GET ER DONE!

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