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Market Proximity

Strategically located 45 miles and less than 1 hour drive time south of Downtown Chicago, Kankakee County, Illinois, is ideally positioned to reach the global marketplace.

Home to an unrivaled talent pool, Chicago is centrally located at the nexus between European and Asian markets, and the North American Free Trade zone. The region features a strong, globally diverse economy larger than that of many countries, has a uniquely friendly and welcoming business community, and boasts one of the best quality-of-life to cost-of-living ratios in the nation.

  • Chicago provides easy access to the world with more than 1,400 daily departures to more than 230 cities worldwide.
  • The city serves as a hub for six of the nation’s seven Class I North American railroads, as well as six major U.S. Interstates.
  • Virtually every major data network in the world intersects in Chicago.

Source: World Business Chicago