"Competitive Location for Business"
What is the Quad Cities?
The Quad Cities is located on the Illinois and Iowa borders where the Mississippi River and I-80 intersect.
- Expanding universities: 40 colleges and universities within a 90 mile radius
- Home to [John] Deere & Company: one of the top employers in the QC, the oldest companies in the USA, the world headquarters is still located in Moline.
- Other local corporations include Coca-Cola and Caterpillar, Inc.
- Low cost of living: The average price of an existing single family home in the Quad Cities area stands at $116,406 nearly $90,000 below the national average ($206,124)