Southwestern Illinois Development Authority

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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.
We have issued more than $1 billion in Bonds
To help change the landscape of Southwestern Illinois
Has financed a total of 75 projects.
Help create or retain more than 9,000 jobs