Business & Economic Development

Arlington Heights businesses enjoy the benefit of progressive and proactive efforts in recruiting new businesses and retaining current business. Our economic development efforts, along with efforts of local business-oriented agencies, create a favorable, welcoming climate for all businesses.

If you are interested in opening a business in Arlington Heights or if you would like to learn more about programs and incentives for new and existing businesses, please call the Planning & Community Development Department at 847.368.5200. 

Why Arlington Heights

The incredible lifestyle and quality of the community is what you'd expect from one of Chicago’s largest suburbs. Arlington Heights offers businesses a prime location, transportation infrastructure, skilled workforce, livability, strong sense of community, and a dynamic, diverse economy.  The Business and Economic Development Coordinator is eager to assist in any aspect of your business. To contact, please call 847.368.5200 or

How We Can Help

We will assist new and existing businesses with:

  • Confidential project coordination during the early evaluation phase
  • Due diligence coordination and certification
  • Available space
  • Inventory
  • Specialized site selection assistance
  • Demographic and Transportation needs assessment
  • Business finance assistance
  • Zoning verification analysis and assistance
  • Permit and signage option analysis and tracking
  • Outside agency review assistance
Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, April 28
This event is a great opportunity to get rid of outdated, unused medications. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. - 2 pm. at Village Hall, 33 S. Arlington Heights Road.... Read More
Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, April 28
Police Participate in Distracted Driving Awareness Campaign
During the week of April 23, Arlington Heights Police join other State Police Departments in education campaign against distracted driving.... Read More
Police Participate in Distracted Driving Awareness Campaign
Hydrant Flushing Process Begins April 23
Starting April 23, hydrant flushing will occur throughout the Village for two and a half weeks. ... Read More
Hydrant Flushing Process Begins April 23
Police Station Progress
A lot of progress has been made on building the new Police station. Upwards of 70 people are working on the new building every day.... Read More
Police Station Progress
Artist's rendering of completed Police Station