While the focus of Springfield has long been viewed solely as the center for state government, the state capital has quietly developed into a very attractive and profitable business arena. Beyond the shadow of the statehouse lies a wide variety of businesses that have recognized the advantages of locating in this rich and diverse business market. With the continuing improvements and innovation in global technology, both small businesses and major industry alike are making international impact on the global market right here from Springfield.
(Source: Market Profile, Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, http://www.gscc.org/Marketplace)
For a condensed overview of the local economy, download QuickFacts of Springfield and Sangamon County.
For more detailed information, we suggest you link to the Web site of The Economic Development Council for Springfield and Sangamon County located at www.gscc.org/EDC
The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce web site is located at www.gscc.org
Find the City of Springfield web site at www.springfield.il.us