Recognized as the largest center of economic development in the State of Illinois (outside the City of Chicago), without question, Schaumburg is the 'place for business'. More than 12 million square feet of office space accommodating a number of corporate headquarters. Schaumburg also contains 13 million square feet of industrial space, occupying over 1,600 acres of land. (Village Incentives) Schaumburg's daytime population exceeds 150,000 everyday. So what does that mean for you? Lower taxes from the large tax base (Woodfield Mall also).
Parks and Recreation - The Schaumburg Park District maintains more than 1,000 acres of landscaped parks including Spring Valley Nature Sanctuary, a prairie wild life preserve and an indoor and outdoor museum. The Park District also operates four community recreation centers, including the Water Works Oasis, a spectacular indoor pool facility. Golf courses, racquetball courts, skate park (see video below), summer boat rentals, and three outdoor swimming pools also are under the District's jurisdiction.
Prairie Arts Festival - An annual 2-day juried arts show and sale, featuring the work of more than 150 artists which is help during the Memorial Day Weekend. Septemberfest is held on Labor Day weekend with fireworks, arts and crafts, carnival rides and parade.
Bike Paths - Schaumburg has an extensive system of 85 miles of bike paths, many extending through parks and connecting public and historic locations. Many of the paths are also connect to bike paths in adjacent towns.
Schaumburg Regional Airport - The Village purchased the airport in 1994. Individuals and corporations owning small airplanes may fly directly to Schaumburg and its 3,800 foot concrete runway. The airport does not have scheduled passenger service, but is serviced by air taxi and charter operations. The airport includes a new terminal building with restaurant (Pilot Pete's), additional tie-down space and new aircraft hangers. A heliport is also located near the Woodfield Mall.
Metra Train Station - located on Springinsguth south of Irivng Park, offers 1,268 parking spots and runs the Milwaukee West Line into Chicago.
Did we mention the Shopping? Anything you could pretty much want is at Woodfield Mall and the surrounding areas. If you can't find something great to buy there's got to be something wrong with you!
This is just a short report on Schaumburg! It's a great area to live and I have always been an area resident and would love to show you our community with over 30 years experience.
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