Morton Momentum is a five-year initiative to attract high-quality job growth and sales tax generation to Morton to benefit our community and our region.

Morton Momentum 2017 – 2021 

5-YEAR GOAL #1: 800 New Jobs created by our clients
Morton Momentum 2017 – 2019 Tracking = 594.50 new jobs

5-YEAR GOAL #2: 25 new business locations assisted by our office
Morton Momentum 2017 – 2019 Tracking = 25

5-YEAR GOAL #3: Connect with 200 small business and entrepreneur start-ups and growth companies
Morton Momentum 2017 -2019 Tracking = 257

5-YEAR Dashboard Indicators:

$51.7 Mil in Commercial and Industrial Construction as measured by our Village Permits Morton Momentum 2017 – 2019 | Tracking = $10,900,877.20
$14 Mil increase in Commercial and Industrial property value (EAV)
Morton Momentum 2017 – 2019 | Tracking = $6,201,796 increase

Retail sales tax income $17 million Morton Momentum 2017 – 2019 | Tracking = $12,267,649

10 Business Micro-Grants awarding $41,000 spurring job growth with 43.5 new jobs with new companies and business expansions
Building Improvement Grants totaling $42,846.18 for 7 business location improving façade, signage and landscaping
11 new businesses directly assisted by the MEDC
35 Business Retention Visits
Morton Mentor impacting 39 Students with 35 Mentors
Morton Entrepreneur Network