Arts, cultural attractions and recreational activities. Award winning restaurants, shopping & hotels. Beaches, parks, tree-lined streets & urban downtown areas. Educational opportunities at all levels. Diverse Cultural Influences.
Money magazine named Skokie among the 80 fastest-growing suburbs in the entire nation. Chicago magazine continues to rank Skokie near the top in its suburban livability rating, praising the Village’s schools, parks, municipal services and entertainment options.
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. Corporate citizens include Federal-Mogul, Rand McNally, Forsythe Technologies, Tech Lighting, Command Transportation, Woodword MPC, NorthShore University Health Systems and Castwell Products.