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Des Plaines Corporate Housing – First Time in the Area

We wish to help familiarize potential newcomers to life in Des Plaines and therefore provide the following informative summary of various aspects of this city. Take a few moments to acquire the knowledge of a long-time resident before you arrive.


Those staying in corporate housing in Des Plaines, IL for business reasons might appreciate some information about the city’s business environment. Des Plaines is a close suburb of the Chicago Metropolitan area, located near Chicago’s O’Hare airport. It is this proximity to the city and the airport that drives the economy of Des Plaines. That results in two sets of activities that define the Des Plaines economic engine. First there is the travel related industries, from airlines and freight companies that have their non-essential offices outside of Chicago and in Des Plaines where real estate is cheaper. Then there is also the companies that heavily use air transport for their business. Fregith forwarding and couriers are primary candidates and reside around the O’Hare area.