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$4 million redevelopment brings new life to Rockford Products site

Rockford, IL - First Midwest Group redevelops historic building on Rockford's south side, creating the opportunity to retain a local, family-owned business.   ROCKFORD, DEVELOPMENT, VIKING   The property, located at 711 Harrison Avenue in...

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Rockford Developer Expands in Sterling, Illinois

Rockford, IL - First Midwest Group, the region's largest real estate developer, is expanding its footprint in the state.   FIRST MIDWEST GROUP, STERLING, BANK, DEVELOPMENT   First Midwest Group is investing approximately $2.5 million in...

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First Midwest Group Breaks Ground in Byron

BYRON, Ill. (WIFR) - A Rockford real estate developer broke ground in Byron on a 5,100 square foot commercial building.   BYRON, ILLINOIS, ROCKFORD, GROUNDBREAKING, DEVELOPMENT   The new building will be located at 206 W. Blackhawk Dr. in the...

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The Puri Foundation Donates for Creation of Charles Box Scholarship

The Puri Foundation, an affiliate of First Midwest Group, was founded in 2014 by Sunil Puri. Mr. Puri, who is also the CEO and Founder of First Midwest Group, was empowered by current global conversations on race and racism. Sunil and his son,...

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First Midwest Group's Vaccination Site Closes After 109 Days

ROCKFORD (WREX) — As Rockford reopens, the mass vaccination site on Sandy Hollow Road closes.   Friday was the last day you could get a COVID-19 vaccine there.   For years, the property was vacant, and then it became a symbol of hope.   "We...

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​​​​​​​Sunil Puri, Founder, Aids in Creation of Small Business Emergency Relief Fund

First Midwest Group Founder & President, Sunil Puri, is a proud supporter of small businesses. Wednesday, March 25th, 2020, it was announced that Mr. Puri gave a generous donation to the Small Business Emergency Loan Fund, a fund established by...

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Old Kmart Building Turned into New Opportunities

We are thrilled as a company to invest in the southern Rockford, and all the opportunity this part of the city has to offer. In addition to self-storage units, we anticipate the development of multiple outlot buildings with virtually unlimited...

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Proud Sponsors of Rockford's Italian Community

LOCAL   First Midwest Group was proud to honor Rockford’s Italian heritage by sponsoring the 2nd annual Solo Italiano Festival this past Sunday, July 21st at Franchesco's Ristorante. “Grazie” to all who enjoyed this fabulous day of music,...

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First Midwest Group rewards Guilford High School with a Victory Lunch

First Midwest Group rewards Guilford High School with a Victory Lunch! To honor over 180 faculty and staff's great efforts to sign up the most students for SAT prep, we provided Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que of America. Who says there’s no such thing...

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First Midwest Group is Excited to Invest in Gokada's

First Midwest Group is excited to invest in Gokada's $5.3M Series A round alongside Rise Capital, Adventure Capital, and IC Global Partners. Gokada is Nigeria's leading motorcycle ride-hailing company, improving ease-of-transportation in West...

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