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The Village of Hartford Illinois, 140 West Hawthorne, Hartford Illinois 62048.  (618) 251-2680 
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Welcome to a community that touts small town. Friendliness with big city benefits.

The Village of Hartford has the advantage of being a small town, surrounded by a big city. Its a place where you feel safe and know your neighbors. Located 20 minutes from downtown St. Louis Missouri. St. Louis is the 14th largest labor market in the country. Hartford enjoys a productive labor force ready to get the job done, along with a pro-business community.

Big city benefits continue with the resources of the Growth Association of Southwestern Illinois , an economic development association working to lend expertise, contacts, and know-how. The village also enjoys forward thinking officials who have recently adopted a tax increment financing district and readily invite additions to the existing enterprise zone. A community providing a home not just a place to be for your business.

Available Commercial Sites
The space available is a prime location for many types of businesses. Located along a main transportation corridor between Illinois and Missouri, thousands of motorists use this passage to travel to and from work everyday. Since many of the conveniences that people use on a daily basis are "out of the way", we see this stretch of commercial space as an opportunity to provide those essential conveniences for everyone! Here is a list of just a few of the types of businesses that can benefit from locating at the Lewis and Clark Commerce Center.

There is money available for new or expanding businesses.
The water and sewer lines are ready to be tapped into, electric and gas are readily available and the Village of Hartford is prepared to assist you with the details! The Lewis and Clark Commerce Center is already a great place with Midwest Motor sports, Colman's Country Campers, Piasa Pantry, Schiber Truck Co. and Piasa Motor Fuels.

Phoenix Landing offers 16 acres ready for development. This site is zoned commercial/light industrial and is subdividable with an existing Tax Increment Financing District. There is potential for Enterprise Zone expansion to provide tax incentives. The site is conveniently located at a 4 way stop light along Route #3 with 30,000 vehicles per day traveling this roadway. Interstate 270 is 3 miles south and the Mississippi River adjacent. Just 20 minutes from downtown St. Louis. Two new businesses have located on the north side of this intersection and have had very successful commercial sales. A great place to start or expand your business we have so much to offer! "The Hartford Advantage"

Call 618.251.2681 ext. 15 for more information or the contact us page.

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“There is an excellent opportunity for an industrial user at the 383.62 acre Helmkamp West Farm at SR 111 and Robbins Road. The property is zoning ‘industrial’ and Cassidy Turley is offering the entire parcel, or  parcels down to 20 acres, “for sale” with very competitive pricing.  The Village of Hartford is offering extended TIF (Tax Increment Financing) benefits and there are utility tax and sales tax exemptions as well as payroll tax, job tax and investment tax credits available. Rail is also available from the Kansas City Southern main line which is on the western boundary of the property.  Please call or contact Mike Searles with Cassidy Turley at 314-746-0323 or mike.searles@cassidyturley.com for more detailed information.”
Hartford, is proudly located at the beginning of our nation's newest National Scenic Byway!