Enjoy Barrington

Melanie Marcordes

Assistant to the Village Manager
mmarcordes@barrington-il.gov

Economic Development

The mission of the Economic Development Department is to promote economic development and orderly growth in the Village of Barrington, maintain the Village's retail sales tax revenue base and continue to enhance the high quality of life in the Village. The department manages programs and policies that set forth a strategic plan to create a vibrant, social and active community where existing and new business enterprises can flourish.

Economic Development provides assistance to new business ventures and existing businesses who wish to invest in the community. The department oversees the management of the Village Center Tax Increment Financing District, maintains a list of available properties for recruitment purposes, and actively recruits new businesses to the community with the main objective to establish a diverse and sustainable commercial base.

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