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About CDB

Welcome to the Illinois Capital Development Board

CDB oversees the construction of new state facilities, such as prisons, state parks, mental health institutions, and college and university projects.  In addition, CDB is responsible for renovation and rehabilitation projects at over 8,770 state-owned buildings spread over more than 100 million square feet of floor space.  

CDB Mission

To efficiently manage the vertical construction projects and capital planning for Illinois state agencies and higher education institutions to ensure that quality capital projects are delivered on schedule and within the budget, while providing a fair and inclusive environment to support diversity efforts in the design and construction industries.