Doing Business

A wonderful place to do business!

Check out our current Business Directory and you’ll see: Popular chain stores, unique shops, service companies, professional offices and restaurants of all kinds find a receptive customer base in Park Ridge.  This family-oriented, high-demographic  market eagerly welcomes new businesses and supports those we have.

In Park Ridge you’ll find an active Chamber of Commerce that provides a wealth of networking options, business-building consumer events and educational services. You’ll also find a high-traffic Taste of Park Ridge food-and-music festival, a centrally located Library hosting many business and cultural activities, and an array of art shows, live concerts and movies in the parks and at the historic Pickwick Theatre; all drawing traffic to local businesses. The Shops of Uptown, a multimillion-dollar, award-winning redevelopment in the central business district, adds to the lively mix of attractions.

Other popular shopping and dining destinations around Park Ridge offer great variety and convenience, including the large South Park shopping area (Devon/Cumberland/Talcott), Village Green Shopping Center (between Busse and Northwest Highways near Greenwood Ave.) and the Higgins corridor (Higgins/River Road near Cumberland and the Kennedy Expressway).

Handsome office spaces for professionals are available throughout Park Ridge, all convenient to transportation, including two Metra Northwest line stations, the CTA/Elevated line between O’Hare Airport and Chicago’s Loop; CTA bus lines and the Kennedy Expressway.

Park Ridge is home to a number of trade and professional associations and two major hospitals (Advocate Lutheran General and Resurrection Health Care) plus numerous medical service offices, and all these employees add to Park Ridge’s robust customer base.

To learn more about how to get started, check out our Guide to Doing Business in Park Ridge. And come for a visit!

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