Business Services

Chicago is the center of business services in North America

Recent Wins

  • KPMG, announced plans to hire 500 employees by 2020, bringing its total staff in Chicago to 2,800
  • Braintree, expanded its Chicago headquarters by 20,000 Sq Ft in 2016 and is adding 360 employees
  • Sap America, invested $8.8 million in its Chicago office and hired 158 employees

Why Chicago

42 companies have relocated their headquarters to Chicago since 2011, making the city a natural fit for a diverse mix of business services. From 2015 to 2016, Chicago’s business services sector gained 11,051 jobs, led by the Consulting Services and Computer Systems Design sectors.

Chicago is an efficient economic powerhouse, home to more than 400 major corporate headquarters, including 34 in the Fortune 500. There are more than 60,000 business services companies in the region. Many global business services companies are headquartered in Chicago, such as Deloitte, Mayer Brown and Aon Hewitt.

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