Doing Business

  1. Available Space & Sites

    If you are looking for retail, office, or industrial/warehouse space in Northbrook, you will find it here.

  2. Bid Opportunities

    Access local bids and their closing date.

  3. Building, Development & Planning Home Page

    The Development and Planning Services Department is responsible for administering the Village’s municipal and zoning codes to ensure the safety of our citizens, protect the public health, and ensure the orderly development of the community.

  4. Business Directory

    Search a listing of businesses and organizations that operate in the area.

  5. Business Financial Incentives

    Find a variety of business financial incentives, such as the Cook County 6B Program, Industrial Revenue Bonds, and more.

  6. Economic Development

    The Village of Northbrook strives to create an inviting atmosphere for the 34,407 individuals that call it home, while ensuring an environment for new and existing businesses to grow.

  7. Employment Services

    If you are an employer looking for employees or employees looking for jobs, these public agency or organization web sites we've provided may be of help.

  8. Industrial/Warehouse Opportunities

    Northbrook is at the forefront of manufacturing and distribution activity as the business hub for the Chicago’s North Shore. Over 3,000 businesses, with more than 45,000 employees, call Northbrook home.

  9. Local Taxes

    View a list of the local taxes collected by the Village of Northbrook.

  10. Location Highlights for Business

    Learn more about why the Village of Northbrook is a great place to do business.

  11. Places for Business Assistance

    There are many resources in the Chicago metropolitan area to assist start-up as well as existing businesses. Learn more about these agencies and how to reach them.

  12. Professional & Business Service Opportunities

    Northbrook is at the forefront of the Chicago’s North Shore as the business hub for professional and business services. Over 3,000 businesses with more than 45,000 employees call Northbrook home. Of those businesses, approximately 50% of them are involved with providing professional and business services.

  13. Retail Opportunities

    If you are interested in opening a retail business, a restaurant, or a personal services business on the North Shore, we hope you consider Northbrook and one of our 14+ shopping areas that contain over 2.4 million square feet of retail space.

  14. Transportation

    Find information on transportation within and outside of Northbrook.

  15. Utility Information for Businesses

    Find information on businesses in Northbrook.

  16. Useful Links for Business

    View a list of links to a variety federal, state, regional, county, and local government web pages as well as other resources that a business may find useful.