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  • Doing Business in Lakeview

    Lakeview is where you'll find the customers you're looking for. Our residents are highly educated. They spend more money per household than many other communities in the region and take advantage of what our neighborhood has to offer. We're home to a compelling mix of singles and families, many of whom were attracted to our neighborhood for our outstanding schools. Just minutes north of downtown, our vibrant streets are home to some of Chicago’s best culture, shopping, and dining. That’s why Lakeview is one of the most sought-after communities in the Chicago region.

    Being a part of Lakeview means your business will be at the heart of the action in Chicago. We're a hub of vibrancy bringing in potential customers with attractions including the Belmont Theater District, Wrigley Field, Southport Corridor clothing boutiques, a packed summer festival schedule, dining options for every taste, and every category of personal and professional service. We enjoy pedestrian-friendly streets with unparalleled access via three CTA train lines four CTA bus routes. We're a tight-knit community of energetic business owners and residents who like to be engaged in their neighborhood and support each other. And beyond being a great place for your bottom line, Lakeview's high quality of life makes it the kind of place where our business owners love to spend their time.

  • $119,198

    Median Household Income

  • 80.5%

    College Educated

  • 12%

    Children Under 10 Years Old

  • Source: GIS Planning, 2017

    Wanted in Lakeview: Market Insights Report

    Combining a local consumer survey with local market data, this report offers critical insights into opportunities in our neighborhood, revealing needs for new businesses by district and business category.

  • Available Storefront Listings & Custom Reports

    Need more info? Whether you're looking to open a new business in Lakeview or you're an existing Lakeview business considering expansion, we can provide complimentary access to available storefront listings and critical market insights using data provided by leading real estate and economic research firms CoStar and Esri. Share basic information about your search and a member of our team will follow up with custom reports tailored to your needs.

    We typically respond within two business days. For more information or further assistance, please call the Lakeview Chamber of Commerce at (773) 472-7171.

    Examples of information we can provide includes:

    • Storefronts available for lease or purchase
    • Demographic data
    • Consumer spending habits
    • Local expertise and perspective to help guide your decision making
  • Business Services Business Services

    Looking at Lakeview for your next business opportunity? Reach out to our team.

    Becca Girsch
    Business Services Director
    (773) 472-7171 x101