Columbia is one of the fastest growing communities in the St. Louis metropolitan area, and the sixth most affluent community per capita in Illinois. Columbia is located in northern Monroe County on the Mississippi River bluffs adjacent to I-255.
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It's still possible here to assemble a large tract of developable land with superb highway, rail and river access, and our City government will be excited to partner with you!
Current and Future Development
The recession finally behind us, the City of Columbia is beginning its next surge of development (and redevelopment), evidenced in several emerging projects: The Columbia Professional Center complex, led by the 11 South medical office building, rising at the entrance to town; Main Street Abbey, a multi-use entertainment venue in Columbia’s urban center currently under negotiation to adaptively re-use the former Catholic parish campus; and several smaller projects which will almost complete infill of the Admiral Parkway Redevelopment Area along Illinois Route 3.