Land & Physical Assets

Physical Assets: Land and Infrastructure to Grow Your Business

Situated in the heart of the Chicago south suburbs, Thornton enjoys easy and convenient access to the primary Interstate highways (I-57, I-80/294 and I-94) as well as close access to Class I railways. You can also take advantage of reliable Metra train service into downtown Chicago (with convenient stops en route at the University of Chicago and new Obama Presidential Library.)

Thornton also offers cost effective, shovel ready sites. Browse our listings of available sites below and start planning your buildout!

A printable (PDF) zoning map can be downloaded here.

Looking forward, the Village is committed through its Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) to the ongoing maintenance and improvement of its roadways and infrastructure. The long-range CIP and Planning Priorities Report is a key management tool for the Village and the business community to retain its competitive edge.