Economic Development

About Economic Development

Westchester is perfectly located with easy access to the entire Chicago region. The Village is located directly west of downtown Chicago in western Cook County. Westchester enjoys direct access to I-290 and I-294, which provide accessibility to major employment centers, hospitals, universities, parks, and major airports such as Midway International Airport and O’Hare International Airport. The Village’s quality residential makeup, access to major roadways, and open space opportunities, make it a great place to work, live and play!

The Economic Development Division is responsible for the following services:

  • Business Recruitment
  • Assists potential businesses with site selection
  • Business Retention
  • Marketing the Village
  • Information Dispersion
  • Communication with Business Sector
  • Staff Liaison to the Economic Development Commission
  • Represent the Village at various regional events
  • Implementing Village policies related to economic development
  • Various Studies