Just west of Chicago – at the heart of one of the world’s largest freight gateways – DuPage County has what your business needs right now: a strategic location, shorter and easier commutes, a business-friendly climate, and more space for work and life. We are the right place for your business today.
We are also creating a better tomorrow. Institutions in DuPage, like Argonne National Laboratory and FermiLab, are bringing the power of scientific leadership and state-of-the-art technology to bear in the fight against COVID-19. Meanwhile, organizations like Innovation DuPage foster collaboration and creative thinking throughout the County.
Together, our community is succeeding in today's world and building a better tomorrow. Ready to join us?
A Strategic Location at a Global Freight Gateway
Just 20 miles west of Chicago, DuPage County is located at the heart of one of the world’s largest freight gateways. The region offers key strategic advantages:
- 3 international airports: O’Hare, Midway and DuPage Airport, with O’Hare responsible for moving nearly one third of the nation’s total cargo, valued at $170 billion
- 127 square-miles of prime real estate that will soon offer direct access to O’Hare through the region’s Western Access initiative
- 7 major interstates
- 28 of the top 30 cities in the Midwest within an 8-hour drive
- The nation’s busiest rail gateway
- North America’s largest inland port
A Safer Home for Your Workforce
Consistently ranked among Illinois’ healthiest counties, DuPage County offers a safer home for your workforce: with highly desirable properties, a low COVID-19 case-rate and more room for work and life.
Suburban workers enjoy shorter, safer commutes and easier “in and out” at the workplace.
In addition, DuPage offers a high quality-of-life, with excellent education and a thriving culture.
A Collaborative, Business-Friendly Climate
DuPage County is a business-friendly climate, with low commercial property taxes and a collaborative community of public- and private-sector leaders. We work together to help businesses like yours – as well as the greater economy – succeed today and adapt for tomorrow.
Meanwhile, organizations like Innovation DuPage are building a network of entrepreneurs, local leaders and institutions with powerful resources—fostering growth in our economy and positioning our community for success in the future.
What's Happening in DuPage
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