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Downtown Quincy developers honored 

By Denise Donley, Quincy Journal
Friday, Oct. 4, 2013

Austin Properties picks up award at Illinois Main Street Conference One local business received state recognition for its achievements. 

Illinois Lt. Governor Sheila Simon awarded Quincy's Austin Properties for Outstanding Main Street Property Owner.  The real estate company was honored at this year's Illinois Main Street conference.  

President of Austin Properties Terry Austin said receiving the award is an honor.  

“We do a lot of work, and we feel good about what we do. The fact that others would recognize extra rewarding," Austin said. 

More than 20 other awards were presented.  Forty-two communities hold the Illinois Main Street designation.