We Welcome your business
Business friendly atmosphere
The Little Village Chamber of Commerce welcomes new business owners as well as entrepreneurs to join the corridor. The Little Village is a growing business area with more than 1,000 businesses, which from those 20% of them provide services, including travel agencies, financial services, Laundromats, photography studies, insurance a gents, etc. Little Village is home to many new businesses which have a strong work ethic and commitment to their family and community helping create thousands of jobs for residents.
Little Village community, located in Chicago’s South Lawndale neighborhood, is home to more than 100,000 residents within a 10 minute drive from over 500 thousand Mexicans and represents the largest concentration of Mexican and Mexican Americans in the city of Chicago and the entire Midwest.
We strive to help your business grow
The Little Village commercial area generated nearly $900 million in sales in 2001, a year that saw the nation endure a severe economic downturn. This fact reflects the perseverance and creativity of the area’s business owners and residents and serves as testament to the community’s vitality. Little Village businesses demonstrate the attractiveness of locating in this area and the ability to attract customers from well beyond Little Village, clothing stores; from discount stores to bridal and quinceañera stores as well as restaurants are a major draw for the area. Mexicans from all over the Midwest visit Little Village’s vibrant 26th street retail district for the kinds of product they would find in Mexico. La Villita is quickly becoming a tourist destination for non-Latinos as well. Though traffic along these streets has increased, most residents appreciate the businesses and are interested in shopping local.
The Little Village Chamber of Commerce along with the SSA #25 provides business owners with resources and programs such as: Marketing & promotion, Commercial development, safety, business licensing, networking opportunities, Seasonal landscaping, façade improvement rebate, public way maintenance.