What the Media is Saying About Business in Libertyville...

Major publications have ranked the Village highly for its ability to serve its businesses, residents and employees. Additionally local business expansions have been recent feature stories.
  • "Illinois' first Duck Donuts franchise opens in Libertyville", Daily Herald, May 2022
  • "Medline opens sales operations center in Libertyville", Daily Herald, May 2022
  • "Industrial buildings likely to be built on former driving range in Libertyville", Daily Herald, March 2022
  • "24-hour rehabilitation hospital opens in Libertyville", Daily Herald, March 2022
  • "Libertyville Hyundai dealership poised to build permanent home on Milwaukee Avenue", Daily Herald, March 2022
  • "New designation expected to boost preservation effort in Libertyville", Daily Herald, January 2022
  • "Kinzie Builders breaks ground on new rental townhomes...", RE Journal, December 2021
  • "New Libertyville restaurant aims to be 'island oasis in the suburbs'", Daily Herald, November, 2021
  • "Former neighbors turned business partners to open Duck Donuts franchise", Daily Herald,  November 2021
  • "Sweet Smell of Success; Belle Aire Creations....", Chicago Tribune, October 2021
  • "Pandemic reevaluation leads to Gurnee couple's business venture", Daily Herald, October 2021
  • "Hyundai, Tesla Joining the Libertyville Mile of Cars...", Daily Herald, September 2021
  • "Top 11 Family-Friendly Suburbs Where Parents Will Actually Want to Live", Libertyville ranked #3 nationally, Realtor.com, August, 2021
  • "Libertyville sees hope for business travel in new hotel proposal", Daily Herald, July 2021
  • "Manufacturing companies in Lake County say they are experiencing a boost in business as economy recovers", Chicago Tribune, July 2021
  • "Canlan Sports Expands U.S. Operations, Adding an Additional Sports Complex in Chicago Suburb", Bloomberg, April 2021
  • "Tesla Plans to be Latest Addition to Libertyville Mile of Cars", Daily Herald, April 2021
  • "Pharma Logistics Opens New Facility in Libertyville", ContractPharma, August 2020
  • "Encompass Health announces plans to build a 60-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital", Yahoo Finance, June 2020
  • "Valent BioSciences honored as ‘Member of the Year’", Daily Herald, March 2020
  • "Medline is bringing 600 jobs to Libertyville", Chicago Tribune, March 2020
  • "Manufacturer of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Picks Libertyville for HQ", Daily Herald, February 2020, EVBox press release
  • "MBX names new CEO as part of expansion", Daily Herald, February 2020
  • "Another manufacturer is planning to relocate its headquarters to Libertyville", Daily Herald, February 2019
  • "Infiniti dealership wants to relocate, expand in Libertyville", Daily Herald, November 2019
  • "Illinois Has 14 Newsweek Best STEM High Schools In 2019" Libertyville High School #152, Patch, November 2019
  • "The 20 best burgers in Chicago’s suburbs", featuring Burnsies Uptown, Chicago Tribune, September 2019
  • "Some of Chicago’s most interesting coffee is roasted in the suburbs. Here’s where to find it.", Chicago Tribune, September 2019
  • "Tollway sign, new website meant to attract diners to Libertyville", Daily Herald, September 2019
  • "Growing company to consolidate operations in new Libertyville building", Daily Herald, June 2019
  • "Libertyville, Naperville North high schools among suburban Blue Ribbon winners", Daily Herald, October 2018
  • "O’Toole’s of Libertyville opens year-round patio area", Daily Herald, August 2018
  • "Valent BioSciences officially opened the doors of its new global research facility, the Biorational Research Center (BRC), at Libertyville's Innovation Park", Daily Herald, July 2018
  • "5 Illinois STEM Schools Best In Nation: U.S. News & World Report", Patch, US News, May 2018
  • "Restaurant Week sets the table for county diners", Chicago Tribune, March 2018
  • "Dunn Museum Libertyville opens with Tour of Lake County History", Daily Herald, March 2018
  • "JLL facilitates sale of million-square-foot Chicago industrial portfolio for $86M", IL Real Estate Journal, March 2018
  • "Great Places to Buy 2018--Where to buy: Libertyville and McKinley Park", Crain's Chicago Business, February 2018; Crain's Chicago Business, April 2018
  • "How a Loyola graduate went from drummer to CEO", Daily Herald, December 2017
  • "Second tenant [Brightstar HQ] signs on at the former Motorola campus in Libertyville", Daily Herald, September 2017
  • "Manufacturing jobs are on the rebound—but not where you probably think", featuring Lake County, Crain's Chicago Business, September 2017
  • "Second tenant signs on at the former Motorola campus in Libertyville", Daily Herald, September 2017
  • "...A Recipe for a Successful Downtown", featuring Libertyville, Arlington Heights and Naperville, Daily Herald, September 2017
  • "Why Great Companies Prepare For Change Now, Not Tomorrow", featuring Libertyville-based MBX Systems, Forbes, July 2017
  • "Libertyville's Casa Bonita flourishes under new ownership", Daily Herald, February 2017
  • "Libertyville's second downtown parking deck to open...", Daily Herald, January 2017
  • "Dine like you're on vacation at Casa Bonita", Chicago Tribune/Lake County News-Sun, January 2017
  • "Rutter: Three Lake County towns crack the job code", Chicago Tribune, October 2016
  • "Former Motorola campus in Libertyville gets a big makeover", Daily Herald, October 2016
  • "Relocated Lake County Discovery Museum planned to allow for more items to be displayed", Daily Herald, October 2016
  • "Mediterranean-style restaurant planned in downtown Libertyville", Chicago Tribune, June 2016
  • "Libertyville: Milwaukee Ave. Is Where It's At", Chicago Tribune, May 2016 
  • "Bridge Development Filling Up New Specs", GlobeSt, May 2016
  • "Fencing up, groundbreaking scheduled for Libertyville parking deck", Daily Herald, May 2016
  • "Train station revamp moving ahead in Libertyville", Daily Herald, April 2016
  • "Bioscience firm is first announced tenant for Innovation Park Lake County in Libertyville", Daily Herald, April 2016
  • "Valent BioSciences Corporation Announces Construction of a New Biorational Research Center", Business Wire, April 2016
  • "Quadrant buys U.S. injection molder and compounder Piper Plastics: Acquisition Piper Plastics to bring new technologies, specialized skills and market expertise into the group", Plastics Today, April 2016 
  • "Fashion-Conscious Customers of ENAZ Women’s Clothing Boutiques Benefit From Owners’ FashionWeek Buying Trip, Reunion With Mentor/Stars Fashion Icon", Chicago Tribune, March 2016 
  • "From China to Libertyville, USG Manager Helps Younger Generation", Daily Herald, March 2016 
  • "What Happens to Your Recycled iPhones and Other Apple Products", featuring Libertyville-based
  • Brightstar, ABC News, March 2016
  • "MBX Doubles New Business for Custom-Built Server Appliances", PR Newswire, March 2016
  • "The 100 Best Restaurants in America: OpenTable Releases Its 2016 List", featuring Libertyville's
  • Shakou Sushi, Forbes, March 2016
  • "15 Best Workplaces in Manufacturing and Production", featuring, MBX Systems, Forbes, February 2016
  • "Apartments Coming to Downtown Libertyville", Daily Herald, February 2016
  • "PREMIER Design + Build Group, LLC completes construction of 406,212-square-foot industrial development ", IL Real Estate Journal, February, 2016
  • "Libertyville's Aldridge Buys California Foundation Contractor", the Business Ledger, February 2016
  • "The 21 Best Plates of Pancakes in America", Libertyville based Wildberry Pancakes & Cafe ranked, Yahoo Food, February, 2016
  • "Avison Young Completes Sale of 63-acre Industrial Site in Libertyville", IL Real Estate Journal, January, 2016
  • "All American Containers Leases 51,624 SF of Office, Warehouse Space in Libertyville", IL Real Estate Journal, January 2016
  • "2016’s Best & Worst Cities for Illinois Families", Libertyville Ranks #4, WalletHub, January 2016
  • "The Best Places for Business and Careers" #127 Lake County, IL, per Forbes 2015 
  • "Maxxsonics USA Bringing Jobs to Libertyville, IL", Maxxsonics, November 2015
  • "The 6 Best Train Trips to Take from Chicago" The Chicagoist, October 2015
  • "Chicago's Best - Football Fare - Austin's Saloon" WGN9 Chicago's Best, October 2015
  • "2015 Hot Spot Restaurants in America - Shakou Sushi, Libertyville" Open Table, 2015
  • "Trammell Crow Company completes sale of 254,384-square-foot industrial facility in Libertyville"
  • for new BCI Acrylic Bath Systems HQ - Midwest Real Estate News, August 2015
  • "O'Toole's of Libertyville offers 'chef-driven' pub fare" - Chicago Tribune, July 2015
  • "Avison Young announces completion of construction [and tenant] for Libertyville
  • [BridgePoint94 industrial] center" - Midwest Real Estate News, July 2015
  • "Downtown Libertyville: An Experience Worth Remembering" - Retail Minded, July 2015
  • "Advocate Condell Outpatient Surgery Center [Construction] Approved", Advocate Press Release, June 2015 
  • "Developer promises unique workplace on ex-Motorola campus in Libertyville" Daily Herald, May 2015
  • "Truven Health Analytics Announces 100 Top Hospitals Award Winners for 2015" - Libertyville-based Advocate Condell Medical Center listed as one of the best Large Community Hospitals. March 2015.
  • "PREMIER Design + Build Group, LLC breaks ground at Bridge Point 94 in Libertyville" Illinois Real Estate Journal, January 2015
  • "Between the Bun: Must-Try Burgers Across the Country" - Mickey Finn's noted as one of four Illinois spots to sample, Zagat 2014.
  • "Top-tier Apartments Proposed for Unfinished Libertyville Building" Daily Herald, October, 2014
  • "Filling a million square feet" Crain's Chicago Business, August 2014
  • "100,000 reasons it pays to be a techie today" Crain's Chicago Business, July 2014
  • "Zillow Tool Aims to Measure the Health of Housing Markets" Chicago Tribune, December 2013, the photo caption notes "The housing market in Libertyville is considered one of the healthiest in the Chicago area".
  • "Best Places to Live - Best Places for the Rich & Single" CNN Money, 2013, Chicago Tribune article
  • "VW Expands U.S. Car-Loan Unit to Push 2018 Delivery Goal" Bloomberg News, 2013
  • "America's Best Small Town Comebacks" CNN Travel, 2013
  • "Culligan Opens Expanded Manufacturing, Research and Design, Facility In Libertyville, Illinois"Area Development, 2013
  • "Pizza pitch draws national attention to Libertyville firm" Daily Herald, 2013
  • "Workforce: Driving 'Net' Upward" Industry Week, 2013
  • "Principal Construction Breaks Ground on Laser Precision Expansion" Midwest Real Estate Journal, 2013
  • "Libertyville To Get Trader Joe's Store" Chicago Tribune, 2013
  • "USG Leads Breakthrough in Cement Technology" 2013
  • "VW Credit, Inc. Celebrates Expansion of Libertyville Facility, Plans to Create 150 New Jobs" The Auto Channel, 2012
  • "Chicago-area School Street project: A Spec-Built Community with Flexibility" Washington Post, 2012
  • "CBRE negotiates renewal and expansion for Brightstar" Midwest Real Estate Journal, 2011