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In 2019, Lake County Partners led strategic initiatives that landed more than 20 projects, creating nearly 2,5000 jobs and retaining 1,500 jobs with a total investment of more than $260 million and an annual economic impact of more than $550 million. Take a look back at the highlights among last year’s many success stories. 


This year's Lake County Engineering Internship & Job Fair saw its largest crowd of college students yet, with over 250 attending to pursue jobs with 20 of Lake County's top engineering companies. The event continues to be a great example of the many ways that Lake County Partners, the College of Lake County and Lake County Workforce Development are working together to help business tap into talent. 


Our latest newsletter is bursting with exciting business announcements. See why manufacturing is on a roll and Lake County is nationally recognized as THE place to be.


Synergy Flavors has expanded its U.S. headquarters in Wauconda to update existing facilities and construct a new 40,000 sq. ft. LEED Gold-certified office building. The company is also preparing for an expansion of its Research and Development unit too. 


Bridge Development Partners recently broke ground on Phase III of the Bridge Point North development in Waukegan, which will consist of four new buildings totaling nearly 920,000 sq. ft. This phase is the final addition to a 225-acre master planned campus that has solidified Lake County as the industrial market’s location of choice.


Cristo Rey St. Martin, a colorful community showpiece and fantastic example of adaptive reuse in Waukegan, caught the eye of Crain's Chicago Business, who has named the facility among the 12 coolest office spaces in the region this year


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