Our Business Environment

Contact Us

Mike McMahon
Director of Community and Economic Development

P: 847.391.5545
1420 Miner Street
Des Plaines, IL

Office Hours
Monday to Friday
8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Calling Des Plaines "Home"

We love our business community...its diversity, positive influence, and commitment to great customer service. Whether it's a global distribution firm, a regional powerhouse, or local retail establishment, the City of Des Plaines is committed to the continued success of its current businesses and future growth opportunities.

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The City is home to several Fortune 500 companies and there is a comfortable blend of commercial, financial, industrial, professional, service-oriented and retail sectors. To support the unique needs of our businesses, we offer a streamlined permitting process and the individual attention necessary to get business done in Des Plaines.

The City offers five unique Business Assistance Grants help expand and improve daily operations and facade improvements, while easy access to our experienced staff makes locating in Des Plaines easy. Questions? Just call the City's Economic Development office. 



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Want to be more involved?

The Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce and Industry is a great organization with hundreds of active members. As a member ourselves, the City supports the Chamber's strong commitment to "creating and maintaining a positive business climate in the community by promoting interaction between business, community and government." (www.dpchamber.com) We invite you to reach out to this great organization and take advantage of all they have to offer!