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 planningmail@vah.com.

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
2017 Business Survey Results

The Department of Planning and Community Development conducted a survey of Arlington Heights businesses in 2017. Results of the survey were shared with the Village Board in August 2018.

View details of the survey.

News
Arlington 425 Project at Plan Commission on March 27
A public hearing regarding the Arlington 425 project will be held at the Plan Commission meeting on Wednesday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. This proposed projectis located on the northern three-quarters of Block 425 in the Downtown. Block 425 is the only v... Read More
Arlington 425 Project at Plan Commission on March 27
Overall rendering of Arlington 425 Project
Electronics Recycling & Shredding, April 27
Get rid of those old TVs and bank statements and other documents you have been storing in your home at the annual Spring Sweep event held at Arlington Racecourse from 9 a.m. - Noon on Saturday, April 27... Read More
Electronics Recycling & Shredding, April 27
Spring Sweep Event
Landscape Waste Starts April 1, New Rates
Landscape waste collection resumes April 1. Landscape waste stickers and other rates have changed for the 2019-2020 contract year between the Village and Groot.... Read More
Landscape Waste Starts April 1, New Rates
lawnmower
0% Interest Loans for Homeowners
The Village provides 0% home rehab loans up to $25,000 for homeowners meeting eligibility requirements.... Read More
0% Interest Loans for Homeowners
Roof repair