Chicago Real Estate Location & Logistics

Illinois' superior transportation infrastructure makes it the ideal location for manufacturing, distribution, warehousing, and third party logistics (3PL) companies. Illinois is ranked consistently among the top states in total value of truck shipments and value of shipments originating in the state. 

Illinois' transportation systems include:

  • More than 2,100 miles of interstate
  • 16,300 miles of state highways
  • 1,118 miles of navigable waterways that provide direct links to the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico
  • More than 50 railroads leading to every corner of the country
  • Two of the nation's largest rail gateways, Chicago and East St. Louis
  • Major east/west/north/south interchanges are located at more than a dozen locations throughout Illinois
  • The nation's second-largest airport system, with 137 airports, 270 heliports, and more than 840 aviation facilities

Sauk VIllage 500 Mile Map