Village of Glencoe Objectives for Business Development
Business Guide and Resources
- To develop and maintain public/private partnerships and cooperation throughout Glencoe by developing long-term business relationships;
- To foster business retention and expansion by monitoring the needs of the business community and be responsive to those needs; and
- To help enhance and promote a strong local economy that in turn helps maintain municipal services and the community's high quality of life.
The Village of Glencoe makes every effort to foster and maintain cooperation between the Village government, the business community, and Glencoe’s Chamber of Commerce, to encourage new businesses to locate in Glencoe.
The Business Resource Guide provides relevant information about the community, municipal services, and resources. Please click the following link to view the the guide - Business Resource Guide
Glencoe is a thriving lakefront community located 24 miles north of Chicago's Loop with a population of 8,723 and a wonderful place to establish your business. Strides are being made through community events to encourage and maintain continuous economic growth. By selecting a location in Glencoe, you have made a wise choice and we look forward to welcoming you to the community and patronizing your business. Glencoe has a vibrant and attractive business community which provides convenient goods and services valued by the community.
Your business is another addition that makes Glencoe a balanced and lively community and we are committed to assisting entrepreneurs interested in opening a business in Glencoe. Village staff is readily available to assist you in your planning to open or expand your business in Glencoe. Staff can provide information of the Village’s zoning regulations, existing businesses and information on available commercial spaces.
Should you need more assistance with specific elements of your business start up and are not sure where to turn, we encourage you to contact the Building and Zoning Administrator to assist with the process. Contact John Houde at (847) 835-4111, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Glencoe Chamber of Commerce
The Glencoe Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to develop, encourage, promote and protect the professional and general business interests of the community; to encourage the expansion of trade and to promote the general welfare and prosperity of the Village of Glencoe. Membership in the chamber provides a number of important benefits including an effective means of promoting your business and networking opportunities with community and business leaders. The Chamber of Commerce also offers a Member-to-Member Discount Program with discounts from 10%-25% off products and services for its members.
For more information please download the Glencoe Chamber of Commerce Community Guide
To become a member of the Chamber or to learn more about the organization, visit their website at www.glencoechamber.org or call (847) 835-3333.
Downtown Businesses Map
A business directory map for Glencoe’s Downtown businesses can be accessed HERE.