Ideally located 12 minutes from Chicago and a mere 13 minutes from O'Hare Airport, in short, the Village of Bellwood is an ideal place to live, work and play.
For residents and visitors, Bellwood offers excellent infrastructure, a low crime rate, high-quality water from Lake Michigan and easy access via highways, streets and public transportation to navigate one of the nation's most thriving metropolitan areas, among many other attributes. The close-knit community has a long tradition of collaborating and networking almost like a family to develop and execute special events, programs and initiatives that make Bellwood the place to be just outside of Chicago.
For current and prospective business owners in virtually any industry, Bellwood is a business-friendly town that places a premium on the success of local businesses and the importance of employing professionals to encourage business to move into or expand in the village. Bellwood excels in developing win-win public-private partnerships that can feature tax abatements and tax incentives. Through methodical development planning, the village is working to add additional goods, services and mixed use opportunities. At the same time, the local workforce is an asset to any business that locates in Bellwood.