SWIDA has issued more than $1 billion
in bonds for a range of projects that
have helped change the landscape of
Southwestern Illinois.
To date, SWIDA has financed
a total of 75 projects that have
helped to create or retain more than
9,000 jobs in the Metro East.
In 2013, SWIDA will celebrate 25 years of
promoting & enhancing economic development
in the Illinois counties of
Bond, Clinton, Madison and St. Clair.

Welcome to SWIDA

SWIDA is Southwestern Illinois’ hands-on regional economic development authority. Through its partnerships with parties in the public and private sectors, the organization works to jumpstart investments in St. Louis’ Metro East region, helping to take plans off the drawing board and turn them into bricks and mortar.

Southwestern Illinois Development Authority (SWIDA)
1022 Eastport Plaza Drive
Collinsville, Illinois 62234-6121
Phone: (618) 345-3400
Email: info@swida.org