Regional Information


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The Quad Cities region is a bi-state, six-county region comprised of Clinton, Muscatine, and Scott Counties in Iowa; and Henry, Mercer, and Rock Island Counties in Illinois.

The largest cities are Bettendorf and Davenport, Iowa and Moline and Rock Island, Illinois. The region is located within a 300-mile radius of 37 million people with close access to major markets like Chicago, Minneapolis-St. Paul, St. Louis, Des Moines, Omaha, Kansas City and Indianapolis. The region is served by Interstates 80, 88 and 74 and the Quad City International Airport.

The Quad Cities region is home to Fortune 500 companies like John Deere and Arconic. There are 150 others on Fortune's 500 and 1000 lists that have a presence in our region, and the Rock Island Arsenal, a major military installation. The Quad Cities area specializes and excels in advanced manufacturing, financial services, information technology, logistics, food processing and packaging.

Let an experienced Mel Foster Commercial agent (link to roster page) assist you in identifying available locations to buy, build or lease. By working closely with a team of regional economic development experts to facilitate the relocation or expansion of businesses in the area, our agents can position your business in a prime location to meet your needs.