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The Economic Development Division assists with business retention, business attraction, and tourism.  Our staff is available to answer questions and connect you with appropriate resources. For more information contact Kevin Kramer, Director of Economic Development, at or 847.781.2662.


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We are very excited about the great things in the Village and the 59-90 Entertainment District. Check out this video to see what Hoffman Estates offers businesses, residents and visitors! 

BREAKING NEWS: Come join us for an event sponsored by the Village in conjunction with ICSC and the Windy City Bulls. Hitting a Three: Sports, Communities and Real Estate Improving Retail Traffic! Now is the time to experience the Windy City Bulls, the official NBA Developmental League affiliate of the Chicago Bulls, live and in person! Please join us for an action-packed, educational event featuring speakers from the Chicago Bulls, a tour of the 59-90 Entertainment District and a Windy City Bulls basketball game! Registration includes bus tour, arena tour, dinner, complimentary parking (if you arrive before 5:00) and ticket to the game. Tickets are limited, so please register today! Click here for more information and here to sign up.

Looking for Commercial Property in Hoffman Estates?

Available Properties ButtonThe Village has partnered with Location One Information System (LOIS), to host the commercial available properties website for Hoffman Estates! This website speeds up and simplifies the process of site selection analysis so you can quickly identify an optimal location for your start-up business, business expansion or business relocation. The site also has an app for iPhone and android

To view all available buildings within the Village click here.

To view all available sites click here.

Hoffman Estates Connects with the Business Community
The Village has a program designed to reconnect with the current business community in an effort to retain jobs and keep investments in Hoffman Estates. The Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) program examines issues such as workforce quality, recruiting, expansion plans, competitive challenges and overall satisfaction with the community as a place to do business. The Economic Development Department has several resources to help businesses grow and thrive in Hoffman Estates.  If you are a business and would like to participate please contact Kevin Kramer, 847-781-2662,, to set up a meeting today.

Opening a Business in Hoffman Estates

Looking to opening a business in Hoffman Estates? Not sure where to start? Start by looking over the business resource guide or contact Kevin Kramer, 847-781-2662, to help get started.



WANTED: Hardware Store Operator
The Village of Hoffman Estates is interested in talking to potential store operators in Hoffman Estates. We have been in contact with True Value and ACE hardware corporate representatives and are offering store incentives to assist an operator to lower start-up costs.
If you would like to talk further about this opportunity contact Kevin Kramer at 847-781-2662.
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Click here to visit the Planning page for development & zoning information.

 Click here for commercial building permit requirements.

Economic Development Director:
Kevin Kramer - 847.781.2662




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Click here to see a video of the High-Tech Manufacturing Career Day sponsored by the Villages of Hoffman Estates and Schaumburg.  These types of events will be held annually to promote student interest in manufacturing and precision tooling.  For information contact Kevin Kramer, Director of Economic Development at 847.781.2662 or go to