Projects & Developments

The Miracle Mile business district is located in the heart of Rockford IL and home to many long-time local businesses.  Are you thinking of moving your business to the Miracle Mile? Need assistance in choosing the best location for your business? Contact Executive Director Paula Olson at (815) 323-0395.

We have compiled a list of available properties within the Miracle Mile business district. This area spans the business and residential areas on East State Street from SwedishAmerican Hospital to Rockford University, south to Charles Street and north to Guilford Road. Also included is a TIF district within our boundaries.  Contact Paula Olson at 815-323-0395 for more information.

Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
The State Alpine TIF District was established within Miracle Mile boundaries for a major portion of our business district. Do you have a project that you would like considered for TIF funding?  Contact Karl Franzen, Community & Economic Development Director for the City of Rockford at 779-348-7424.

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Enhancing Quality of Life

Public safety is our number one concern. We developed a Security Camera Purchase Assistance program to help businesses. Funds up to $1,000 are available to help you install exterior security cameras. Contact us for more information at 815-323-0395.

Beautification Projects

Sprucing up the Miracle Mile! We can assist with the cost of landscaping to refresh and beautify your property. Contact us for more details.



Lighting the Way

We finally have street lights to brighten our business district. We would like to thank Alderman Frank Beach and the City Council for the installation.
It definitely brightens up our area and is warm and inviting.

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