Offering some of the lowest tax rates in DuPage county, superior municipal services, a high quality-of-life, and on-going business support, Itasca prides itself in being one of the most business friendly communities in the region. Conveniently located just five miles west of O’Hare International Airport at the crossroads of I-290 and I-355, Itasca provides its businesses and residents with a central location offering quick and easy access to destinations throughout the region, nation, and world. With the construction of the new I-390 Elgin O’Hare Tollway extension, direct access will be provided to the west side of O’Hare airport from Itasca.
Whether it’s our low tax rate, responsive Village government, or strategic partnerships with local businesses, Itasca is second to none in providing a business friendly climate. It is no wonder Itasca is home to a wide-range of successful businesses including Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., Fellowes, Knowles Electronics, and the National Safety Council.
With over 100 members and counting, the Itasca Chamber of Commerce provides on-going support to our business community through timely business seminars, regular events, business promotion, and economic development activities. More information on the Itasca Chamber of Commerce can be found here.
Itasca is routinely recognized as one of the best places to live and work in the nation: BusinessWeek magazine recently recognized Itasca as the best affordable suburb in Illinois; the National Safety Council has bestowed its coveted Safe Community distinction on the Village; and the Governor of Illinois recognized Itasca’s outstanding community volunteer programs by awarding Itasca the Governor’s Home Town Award. With its great schools, award-winning parks, welcoming and involved community, and strong housing stock, Itasca is a great place to live, work, and play.
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