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National Winner for Economic Development Excellence - America's Best Place to Raise a Family

  • World-class business center
  • 46 million people in 300-mile radius
  • Population of nine million (Chicago metro)
  • 630,000 area trade market
  • One of fastest-growing cities in the Midwest
  • Low taxes and operation costs
  • Highly skilled and productive labor
  • High income - $89,000 average household income
  • Quick access to O'Hare and Midway airports
  • Proven diversified business success
  • Exemplary 'Blue Ribbon' schools
  • Excellent area universities
  • Prime available full-service sites
  • Intermodal transportation access

"Tinley Park leadership is positively pro-business. We made the right decision to build our facility and our future in Tinley Park, Illinois.”john_flanagan
John Flanagan
Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
Letter of thanks from Mr. Flanagan to the Village of Tinley Park

Tinley Park is the "Business Location of Choice in Illinois,” where plans turn into profits in Chicago’s Great Southwest.

Located just 25 miles from the Chicago downtown loop, Tinley Park is one of the most dynamic cities in the entire Midwest. With a population of 57,000, the community is strategically located in the center of the dynamic Interstate 80 Corridor, allowing business to take advantage of a regional population of nine million people. Metro Chicago is one the world’s finest transportation centers, and Tinley Park provides convenient access to O’Hare International Airport, Midway International Airportand global intermodal facilities via two Interstates, as well as the Metra Rock Island railroad.

The region is fantastic for business!
Northeastern Illinois is the historic meeting point of America's east and west. Established at a natural portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi valley, the region has served as the pivotal link in the nation's water, rail and aviation networks. Our central city, Chicago, is the economic and cultural capital of the Midwest.
Tinley Park and other Chicago suburbs, taken all by themselves, would be the nation's fourth-largest metropolitan area. More than four million people are employed here. The region is home to the headquarters of 34 Fortune 500 corporations. Highly recognized universities, research institutions and medical centers distinguish Metro Chicago as one of the leading technological centers in the world.
The region encompasses 3,749 square miles of land and water. Our natural assets include 75 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, more than half of which is in public ownership; 280 square miles of forest preserves, parks and other open space, including irreplaceable areas of undisturbed prairie and oak savannah; 138 square miles of wetlands; and extensive river, stream and lake resources. 

grand_mother_childrenTinley Park was named the national winner for "Excellence in Economic Development" by the U.S. Department of Commerce, as well as "America's Best Place to Raise a Family" by Bloomberg Business Week. 
Tinley Park is an award-winning community known for strong leadership, organized planning, business support, quality development, economic diversity, family oriented lifestyle and sound real estate investments. Residents have discovered an unequaled and affordable quality of life in Tinley Park, making this fast-growing community an exceptional place to live, work and play. 

Once a small farming village, Tinley Park is now the 14th largest city in Metropolitan Chicago (out of 256 communities). Tinley Park 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, historic districts, city parks, a vibrant historic downtown and friendly people are hallmarks of this community. Exemplary blue-ribbon schools, parks and recreation programs, state parks, area lakes and 53 area golf courses add to the quality lifestyle.

Shoppers will love the variety provided from quaint downtown businesses, regional shopping centers and more than 4,000 area retail and service companies. Cultural and entertainment activities are diverse. Metro Chicago is considered one of best arts and entertainment regions in the world, with the Art Institute (named the world's best museum), Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Lyric Opera, Broadway in Chicago, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago Botanic Gardens, acclaimed galleries, Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf, Victory Gardens, and hundreds of other regional theatres. Tinley Park citizens take advantage of the locally based Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre professional concerts, community band, community theatre, numerous festivals, touring productions and popular musical entertainment, as well as nearby casinos, Chicagoland NASCAR speedway and horse-racing. Residents have affordable housing options, ranging from cozy bungalows to new, award-winning residential subdivisions. Tinley Park is a community where "great family living" is affordable and special.

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technologyTinley Park is one of the most diversified communities in metro Chicago, boasting major businesses in office, healthcare, retail, financial services, manufacturing, service, education, entertainment, and hospitality industries. You will be in good company with more than 500 diverse area manufacturers that produce electronics, plastics, printed materials, auto parts, food and fabricated metals. Our outstanding and plentiful labor force is ready to work for you! 

Exemplary Tinley Park schools are ranked among the highest in the region. More than 45 area higher education institutions include two of the top-ranked universities in the world and recognized programs varying from liberal arts to nanotechnologyDeVry University, Lewis University, St. Xavier University, Fox College, Rasmussen College, Robert Morris University, ITT Technical Institute, and Moraine Valley Community College all offer classes in the Tinley Park/Orland Park area.

Turn your business expansion plans into more profits in Tinley Park, Illinois USA. Please contact us at (708) 444-5110 for more information.