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Adams Development named Small Business of the Month

rbgabizofmonthadamsThe RiverBend Growth Association has named Adams Development Co. as its Small Business of the Month.

Adams was founded by Homer and Juanita Adams in 1961. According to the company’s website, its primary focus is real estate development and sales plus commercial property management and leasing in the Southwestern Illinois area. Adams Development’s land holdings range from wooded residential home sites and prime commercial building sites to 1,000-acre planned unit developments. It has lease properties in multiple locations including shopping centers located along Homer Adams Parkway in Alton.

Its corporate offices are located at 215 East Center Drive, Alton.

Scott R. Adams is president and CEO of H. Adams Development Co. and has been in the professional real estate business since 1975. He is president of H. Adams Development Co., responsible for overall management of commercial rental properties and land developments. He is also president and principal broker of S. Adams Agency Inc., responsible for leasing and sales activities. The company is licensed to do business in Illinois and Missouri.
He is also president and director of real estate development and expansion planning for Raging Rivers WaterPark Inc. in Grafton, a 30-acre water theme park.

The RiverBend Growth Association selects a small business to honor each month. Winners are selected based on a scoring system that awards points for the number of years in business, the number of employees, overcoming adversity and community service. For information on Adams Development Company contact them at (618) 465-8900 or visit them online at
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The RiverBend Growth Association is the Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development organization for the 12 communities known as the Riverbend. For more information about the Growth Association, visit or call (618) 467-2280.

PHOTO: Scott Adams, head of Adams Development Co., holds the sign during recent RBGA ceremonies.

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