The combination of industrial activity, retail sales, and business service sector in Skokie is unique in the suburban Chicago area. Skokie's location is ideal for accessing raw materials and supplies and servicing local, regional and national markets. A large, experienced labor pool is readily available along with abundant and reliable utilities.
Very few communities of Skokie's size have such a distinctive combination of major corporations, a regional shopping center and a solid manufacturing base. The Village is home to over 250 industrial firms including many industry leaders.