In 2018, Money Magazine ranked Schaumburg The Best Place to Live in Illinois, with a powerhouse economic and educational performance — plus, affordability, convenience, safety, and a neighborly way of life. Schaumburg was also ranked No. 9 out of 100 cities across the U.S. in Money Magazine’s annual “Best Places to Live” list (October 2017), for offering a healthy economy, affordable homes, and a high quality of life to its residents.
Schaumburg has economic positioning and amenities every business needs to succeed—and the human element of connection and community, in abundance. Its strategic location, incredible village work ethic, and educated workforce are a formidable combination. There are also plenty of natural areas for relaxation and renewal. Investments multiply. Cultural and leisure activity opportunities expand. Schaumburg offers the urban sophistication, economic growth, and friendly neighborhoods of a large, cosmopolitan city.
The largest center of economic development in Illinois, outside the city of Chicago —with 400 industrial parks facilities, 67 shopping centers, over 12 million square feet of office space, and a daytime population of 150,000.
Our people are a terrific resource—highly educated with a strong work ethic. Drive through our bustling streets on any morning and see for yourself!
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Woodfield mall is the finest collection of department stores and specialty shops in the Great Lakes region situated on 2.7 million square feet of retail space. Its 300 stores and restaurants serve 27 million visitors every year.
The Schaumburg Boomers are 3-time Frontier League champions, and provide an all-star baseball experience for families and groups of all kinds!
A public use, general aviation airport that handles nearly 35,000 operations a year and is home to about 90 aircraft. The airport features an award-winning restaurant, flight training, and other aviation-related businesses.
Key facts and figures about Schaumburg and the 90 North opportunity.
Take advantage of the opportunity, and be a part of this developing center for Midwest commerce.
For more information about opportunities in Schaumburg’s 90 North District please contact the economic development office.