Business Resources

Transit Oriented Development Plan

In 2014, The Village of Lake Villa approved a Transit Oriented Development Plan (TOD) to guide development in the Village's central business district. Included, in the links below, are the full TOD plan and its summary.

Lindenhurst - Lake Villa Chamber of Commerce

The Lindenhurst Lake Villa Chamber of Commerce promotes business growth and local shopping within the Villages of Lake Villa and Lindenhurst. Providing support and resources for local businesses, the LLV Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to improving the business environment for everyone's benefit.

Illinois Small Business Development Center at the College of Lake County 

The College of Lake County's (CLC) Illinois Small Business Development Center assists in assessing the viability and developing business ventures within Lake County.  Their services include:

  • One-on-one business consulting
  • Assistance in developing business plans
  • Support in securing loans
  • Referrals to small business service providers
  • Access to small business resource library
  • Interactive workshops

To contact the Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for any of these services, please call (847)543-2033. You can also visit their office that is located at the CLC Grayslake Campus (19351 W. Washington Street, Grayslake, IL  60030) Room T302 (Technology Building). Visit the SBDC website and take a look at their brochure. Additional small business assistance and resources are available through the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and the Small Business Development Administration.

Lake County Partners

Lake County Partnersa 501(c)3 economic development corporation, is focused on enhancing public/private partnerships and the overall economic condition of Lake County.

Community Information

County Lake
Population 8,992
Median Household Income $83,576
Owner-Occupied Housing 2,307
Total Businesses 395
Total Employees 4,167
Total Area of the Village 6.99 sq. mi
Housing Units 3,235
Median Home Value $265,239

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2010 Census

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