It’s not about expanding into the United States, it’s about entering Chicago.
We are the connectors between the business community and the Mayor’s office. It’s our prerogative to make the process of doing business more efficient for entities large and small in Chicago.
Over 100 companies have made pro-Chicago decisions, our KPI, since 2020 and more than 150 consular generals have a home in Chicago. This means we have the space and know-how to house large corporations, and have standing international relationships to facilitate expanding into the unique Chicago-area market.
WORKFORCE & TALENT
Chicago has one of the most diverse economies in the United States, with no one industry sector comprising more than 14% of the economy by employment.
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COST OF BUSINESS
Chicago offers the nation’s third largest workforce with lower costs of labor than comparable markets.
Chicago’s strategic location — in America’s breadbasket and at the nation’s crossroads — means easier access to inputs and getting products to market, leading Chicago to be the nation’s top location for TDL, manufacturing and food manufacturing industries.Neighborhood profiles