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Economic Development

Invest in Park Ridge
Check out the available commercial properties map to search for development opportunities or existing commercial spaces, both for sale and for rent.

Featured Opportunity
  • 600 Talcott (retail tenant opportunity in brand-new mixed-use development)
Retail Development Approach
In 2018, Chicago-based PLACE Consulting assisted the City in assessing the current retail landscape in and around Park Ridge. The firm then made recommendations, which the City is working to implement. View the firm's work here:

Why choose Park Ridge as your business location?

Park Ridge, Illinois is home to more than 20 medical and trade national and international associations, of which more than half own signature buildings.  These include the Million Dollar Round Table, Tooling and Manufacturing Association, National Boards of Pharmacy, and the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists.
Located just 14 miles northwest of Chicago’s Loop and one and one-half miles from O’Hare International Airport, the City of Park Ridge is a high income, inner-ring suburb with desirable residential neighborhoods, excellent transportation links, and a vibrant, specialty-oriented downtown environment, anchored by the historic Pickwick Theatre.
With a population of more than 37,000, the community is strategically located for business to take advantage of a regional population of 9 million people. Metro Chicago is one of the world’s finest transportation centers, and Park Ridge provides access to O’Hare International Airport, global intermodal facilities via two interstates and the Metra’s Union Pacific Northwest Commuter Rail Line.
Park Ridge is known for strong leadership, organized planning, business support, quality development, economic diversity, family-oriented lifestyle, and sound real estate investments.  Today, Park Ridge offers a quality suburban lifestyle with quick access to urban amenities and varied entertainment options in one of the world’s greatest metropolitan areas. Tree-lined neighborhoods, a vibrant historic downtown, city parks, and friendly people are hallmarks of this community. Exemplary blue-ribbon schools, parks, recreation programs, and world-renowned Lutheran General Hospital add to the quality lifestyle.


For economic development assistance, please contact:
John Carlisle
Tel 847-318-5465, Ext. 5465


Quick Facts

World Class Business Center

9 Million population metro area

408,505 area trade market

Low taxes and operation costs

Intermodal transportation access

High Growth, High Disposable Income

Less than 2 miles from O’Hare Airport

Proven Diversified Business Success

Exemplary Blue Ribbon Schools

Excellent Area Universities

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