Located immediately south of Chicago’s Midway Airport, Bedford Park is an ideal business location. Ninety percent of its land area is devoted to industry and it is home to 380 companies. Six major hotels have chosen a Bedford Park location.
Corn Products Refining Company, founded in the early 1900s is just one of the many major corporations that have located in Bedford Park.
Business in the community enjoys convenient access to five major interstate highways, rail services, air transportation and hotel accommodations, and the Chicago downtown district is only 25 minutes by car or train.
The Village of Bedford Park is located in an area that is great for business and industry. There are abundant resources for all types of business. Bedford Park is located close to all major forms of transportation systems and is serviced by a huge labor market. The Village has abundant services for electric, natural gas, as well as telecommunications, and uses the Lake Michigan water supply. In addition to all of the other operational needs for success, Bedford Park is located in an enterprise zone, which offers substantial tax savings to qualifying projects.
The Village is home to the Clearing Industrial Association which is comprised of many well known successful local, national and international companies. In addition to the well known industrial district the Village is home to the Midway Airport Hotel Center located near Midway airport. This along with a very prosperous retail section shows that Bedford Park is a proven location for success.
Why Bedford Park?
The Village of Bedford Park will offer your business the advantages of location and service to help it become successful. Bedford Park is located in Chicago’s southwest suburbs. Our location is within 5 minutes of Midway Airport, the CTA’s rapid transit Orange Line, and I-55 and I-294 interstates. One of the largest rail yards in the world is located in the village. The advantages of a major labor force located in the immediate vicinity and connected by mass transportation and major highway is available to our businesses.
With a small population but with the top services of a big city, Bedford Park offers unique advantages to its business community. We offer a full time Fire Department of sixty-five staffing 3 Fire Houses and full time Police Department of 35. Our Water and Public Department also are staffed by very qualified individuals. Our Administrative staff and Building Department offer our local businesses efficient, professional and fast service.
The Village as been very active in offering the advantages of TIFs and 6 B tax incentives for businesses that qualify. The Clearing Industrial Organization serves our business community with a top flight chamber of commerce.
We encourage you to invest in Bedford Park. The Village will do anything that we can to make your business successful.