Chicago has a long-established entrepreneurial ecosystem and is home to the second-largest central business district in the United States. Historically industries including commerce, technology, telecommunications and transportation have been major players in Chicago’s economy but a growing tech community is turning the city into a hub for innovation.
Tenants looking for class A commercial office space or creative office space have a wide variety of neighborhoods to choose from mostly oriented around the ''loop'' where most business addresses are located. However, the Northwest suburbs and East-West corridor provide large markets for commercial space outside the downtown core.
As for the city itself, it is often known as the best food city in America. Time Out Magazine went one step further and ranked it the best city in the world for having it all, 2 years in a row! Chicago has that perfect balance of a large city lifestyle, great transportation, food, culture, and overall happiness.