Situated 35 miles northwest of Chicago, the city of Schaumburg, Illinois enjoys easy access to the capital city, as well as O’Hare International Airport. Even with one of the top cities in the world close by, Schaumburg maintains its own allure with notorious shopping centers, delicious restaurants, and exciting attractions.
Home to the Motorola’s world headquarters, Motorola serves as the area’s top employer, employing about 7,000 Schaumburg citizens. Other top employers include Woodfield Mall, Zurich, Schaumburg Township School District 54, and IBM. The Schaumburg Business Association has served as an advocate for businesses in the region for 10 years, and it works to connect area businesses to one another.
Schaumburg is the definition of a shopper’s paradise. As the second-largest mall in the nation, Woodfield Mall is Schaumburg’s top attraction, containing about 300 stores. Anchored by JCPenney, Lord & Taylor, Macy’s, Nordstrom, and Sears, Woodfield is one of three malls in Schaumburg. The city also includes the Streets of Woodfield, a lifestyle retail mall, and Woodfield Village Green.
Shopping isn’t the only thing this vibrant city has to offer. With two golf courses, several area parks, and various recreation centers, Schaumburg offers residents swimming pools, athletic fields, classes, activities for seniors, and a skate park. Top area attractions include the LEGOLAND Discovery Center, the Laugh Out Loud comedy club, the Medieval Times dinner theater, and the Prairie Center for the Arts. A terrific alternative to a downtown Chicago apartment, Schaumburg apartments offer easy access to the city, while providing ample opportunities in a lovely suburban setting.