History of QCREDA

The Quad Cities Regional Economic Development Authority (QCREDA) was created by an act of the legislature and signed into law by Public Act 85-988 on December 30, 1987. The Authority is a sixteen member body of which six members are appointed by the Governor with consent of the Senate. The Director of the Department of Commerce and Community Affairs serves as an ex-officio member. Eight members are appointed, one each by the county board chairman of Henry, Knox, Mercer, Rock Island, Carroll, Lee, Whiteside, Jo Davies and Stephenson.


For more information contact:

Andrew Hamilton – Executive Director
Quad Cities Office
Quad Cities Regional Economic Development Authority
1601 River Drive, Suite 310, Moline, IL 61265

Toll Free: 866/325-7525, Fax: 866/325-7569
E-mail: andrewjhamilton@qcreda.com


The area’s rowing club received a major boost with the completion of their half-million dollar boat house in Moline.