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Economic Development Partnership

The Greater Oak Brook Economic Development Partnership is suburban Chicago’s most effective nonprofit provider of corporate relocation and expansion services. Our mission is delivering the business advantages, incentives and amenities that companies need to compete and be successful.

About EDP

Since 2006, the Partnership has worked with hundreds of existing and relocating companies to build bridges between each company’s operational and financial goals and our community’s infrastructure and economic support. The companies with which we work range from large corporations, hotels and retail stores to small and mid-sized businesses – and a variety of companies in between.

Daily Workforce Population

58,745

Daily Population

100,000+

Professional Companies

2,000

About Oak Brook

Oak Brook offers a uniquely positive business climate that attracts people from all over the world. It is the region’s leading corporate hub — and most business friendly. Oak Brook maintains one of the Chicago area’s lowest overall tax rates, and is centrally located to help you leverage every geographic advantage. Oak Brook’s proximity to major expressways and airports facilitates employee recruitment from multiple suburban markets. All these factors make Oak Brook the logical headquarter choice for Ace Hardware, Advocate Health Care, Blistex, Chamberlain Group, Elkay Manufacturing, Federal Signal, Hub Group, Inland Real Estate and many others.

About Oakbrook Terrace

Oakbrook Terrace boasts easy access to four major highways. The City is the home to over 4,000,000 square feet of Office Development. It is just minutes away from downtown Chicago, and O'Hare and Midway Airports. Oakbrook Terrace is the home of the Chicago Automobile Trade Association, the largest Automobile Trade Association in America and the thirty-one story Oakbrook Terrace Tower, the tallest office building west of downtown Chicago to the Rocky Mountains. The Joint Commission, BCS Financial, Ferrara Candy Company, Graycor, NAI Hiffman, Redbox, SIRVA and many more all call Oakbrook Terrace their home.

Oak Brook and Oakbrook Terrace’s unparalleled offerings include:

A beautiful commercial district that is home to Fortune 500 businesses

A superb location

A daytime workforce of more than 50,000 well-educated, productive and highly entrepreneurial employees.

Exceptionally desirable and competitively-priced commercial buildings, including retail space and Class A office space.

An outstanding high standard of municipal services and infrastructure

Low or no property taxes

A beautiful commercial district that is home to Fortune 500
A superb location
A daytime workforce of more than 50,000 well-educated, productive and highly entrepreneurial employees.
Exceptionally desirable and competitively-priced commercial buildings, including retail space and Class A office space.
An outstanding high standard of municipal services and infrastructure
Low or no property taxes


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Incentives

The Village of Oak Brook and the City of Oakbrook Terrace offer a range of services and incentives to encourage business relocation here.

Companies may qualify for financial incentives, which include sales tax, permit fee or other rebates and packages, depending on the number of employees a company has, the number of potential jobs a company brings or creates, the square footage of space a company leases, or the type of property a company plans to the develop. Some incentives that may be available: Sales Tax Rebate Agreement, Infrastructure Financing Agreement, and Electricity Aggregation.

You're in good company

Greater Oak Brook continues to be the most prestigious business center in the Chicagoland region, with approximately 2,000 professional companies located within a five-mile radius. Some of the largest corporations in the world are headquartered in Greater Oak Brook.