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Wednesday, 09 November 2022

Rochelle Intermodal Transload Center (RITC) Breaks Ground

ROCHELLE, IL – The City of Rochelle and the Greater Rochelle Economic Development Corporation (GREDCO) today announced plans to open a new intermodal container yard in the heart of Rochelle’s industrial park. A groundbreaking event was held at the Rochelle…
Friday, 14 May 2021

Rochelle Breaks Ground on $13.8Million Electrical Substation Project

The City of Rochelle and Rochelle Municipal Utilities are thrilled to announce the groundbreaking of a $13.8 Million electrical substation to serve new industrial growth with 34.5kv and 13.8kv service.  Thanks to the rail and interstate access in the area,…
Tuesday, 21 July 2020

BrightFarms Expands with Locally-Grown Greens in Demand

Chicago Tribune Features BrightFarms in Rochelle, Illinois.  Click here to view the full newspaper story. 
Monday, 09 March 2020

MightyVine Phase III Expansion Celebration

With the completion of its Phase 3 greenhouse in fall of 2019, local tomato-grower MightyVine is harvesting 22.5 acres of premium-quality tomatoes. With this expansion, financed by Rabo AgriFinance, the hydroponic farm will now produce 10 million lbs./year of fresh…
Friday, 27 September 2019

Rochelle Hosts Pivotal Developer Summit

Officials from the City of Rochelle and Economic and Community Development staff welcomed local and regional developers, brokers, business owners, tradesmen, utility representatives, and community leaders to discuss ways to further streamline the development process and encourage business retention and…
Monday, 16 September 2019

Rochelle Celebrates Completion of Infrastructure Projects for Future Development

Today officials from Washington DC, Chicago, and Springfield assembled for an event promoted as Rochelle’s Infrastructure Celebration Day. The event was held to commemorate the more than dozen infrastructure projects that the City is building to attract new businesses and…
Tuesday, 20 August 2019

Americold Expands Midwest Operations with Opening of New $93M High-Tech, Automated Facility in Rochelle

Americold Realty Trust (NYSE: COLD), (“Americold”), the world’s largest publicly traded real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on the ownership, operation and development of temperature-controlled infrastructure, today announced the grand opening of its newest and most automated cold storage facility…
Tuesday, 02 October 2018

Rochelle Airport Breaks Ground on $3.2 Million Multi-Phased Reconstruction Projects

Today the City of Rochelle broke ground on a number of major reconstruction projects to the Rochelle Municipal Airport at Koritz Field. The multi-phased project includes the resurfacing of a taxiway, replacement of ½ of the airport ramp, construction of…

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