Four Incentives Approved by Cook County Board Designed to Grow Vital Communities

Today, Cook County Commissioners approved four proposals from President Toni Preckwinkle’s Bureau of Economic Development (BED) that will provide tax incentives to businesses in Cook County.

The incentives, designed to promote economic growth, were approved in the following communities: Elk Grove Village, Markham, Matteson and Melrose Park.

“The companies receiving these incentives, designated for either industrial or commercial use, have demonstrated their commitment to helping us grow equitable, vital communities,” said President Preckwinkle. “Our tax incentive tools are used to either keep or expand businesses in Cook County."

Details on the incentives follow, listed by municipality:

Applicant: Pisco USA, Inc

Location1180 Pratt Boulevard, Elk Grove Village

Property Use: Industrial - warehousing, manufacturing, and/or distribution

Description: The applicant will occupy the site for warehousing, manufacturing, and distribution of pneumatic products.

Type of Incentive: Class 6b


Applicant:  Lanigan Properties, LLC 

Location :  3052-62 W. 167th Street, Markham

Property Use: Industrial - warehousing, manufacturing, and/or distribution

Description: The Lanco Group of Companies operates in four distinct industries: Intermodal, Manufacturing & Technology, Heavy Equipment and sports & Entertainment. This facility will be used as a workforce training center

Type of Incentive:  Class 6b


Applicant: Kiddie Scholars, Inc

Location: 1031 Kostner Avenue, Matteson

Property Use:  Commercial Use – Nursery School

Description: Kiddie Scholars Day Care Center with a preschool program

Type of Incentive: Class 8


Applicant: American National Bank and Trust Co.

Location: 1975 Cornell Avenue, Melrose Park

Property Use:  Industrial Use – Warehousing, manufacturing and distribution

Description: The applicant will lease to Signco, Inc. a sign company to design, manufacture, and install signs to meet the unique needs of every industry.

Type of Incentive: Class 6b


For more about the tax incentive programs offered by the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development, go to


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