- Economic Development
The Village of Glen Ellyn believes that local businesses are an integral part of the community, contributing to the vitality and strength of our Village. It is Glen Ellyn’s goal to be a welcoming place for businesses to locate, operate and expand.
The Village is here to assist you in opening your new business, expanding or relocating an existing business, and guiding you through the development process.
Why Glen Ellyn?
The Village of Glen Ellyn, located in the heart of DuPage County, is uniquely positioned for businesses looking to open and thrive in a vibrant, prosperous community. Home to the College of DuPage and close to many Fortune 500 companies, Glen Ellyn households have an average household income of over $140,000 and a median disposable income of around $99,000 - the right customers for your business.
The Village of Glen Ellyn is centrally located in DuPage County, approximately 23 miles west of Chicago. Glen Ellyn boasts three business districts: the historic downtown, Roosevelt Road corridor, and Stacy’s Corners (located at the intersection of Geneva Road, St. Charles Road and Main Street).
Each business district has its own character and advantages, providing a variety of development options from which to choose when deciding on a business location in Glen Ellyn.
Read more about the Village’s Economic Development Goals and Objectives in the 2018 Strategic Plan (PDF).
Economic Development Annual Reviews
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