Why Move To Chicago?

Why move to Chicago? Why not? In all seriousness though, Chicago and Chicagoland have much to offer for anyone moving to the area. Whether it be education, employment, family, friends, or just to be a part of a World-Class City and metro area, Chicago has a lot to offer.

Chicago proper is home to about 2.7 million inhabitants, the metro area often referred to as “Chicagoland” is home to about 9.4 million people. Some of the top publicly traded companies in Chicagoland include, Walgreens, Boeing, Kraft Foods, Sears Holdings, Abbott Laboratories, United Continental, Allstate Insurance, McDonald’s. Exelon, Navistar, Baxter, Motorola, AON, CDW, & OfficeMax to name a few. Some of the up and coming companies started in Chicago and Chicagoland include, CareerBuilder, Calamos Investments, Goose Island Brewery, Two Brothers Brewing, Oberweis Dairy, & Norvax/GoHealth.com to name a few.

Nearby educational institutions include Northwestern University, DePaul University, University of Chicago, Loyola University-Chicago, Argosy University, Northern Illinois University, University of Illinois-Chicago, Lewis University, North Central University, Wheaton College, Harper College, and College of DuPage to name a few.

This is a couple reasons to move to Chicago, more to come.