Where should I open my business?

Route 59 Commercial District

Plainfield's Route 59 corridor with its series of new commercial neighborhood centers has become a major commercial draw to this rapidly growing community:
  • Over 32,000 vehicles pass along the Route 59 corridor on a daily basis
  • The Route 59 corridor abuts thousands of new homes that have been constructed along 119th, 127th, and 135th Streets
  • This corridor is the major commercial arterial in this rapidly growing community of approximately 40,000 people
  • Due to the rapid growth in the Village there is a potential additional retail capture of $200,000,000 a year in the trade area
  • Over the past decade, the Village has attracted national retailers like Target, Kohl's, Walmart, and regional retailers like Meijer and Menards
  • The Route 59 corridor is the main north-south arterial through the Village of Plainfield and provides quick access to the Edward Medical campus on 127th Street and to the Village's historic downtown
  • Restaurants such as Chipotle, Red Robin, Chili's, Panera Bread, and Panda Express along with Starbucks cater to a young and well-educated population in the Village of Plainfield

Downtown Plainfield

Make Historic Downtown Plainfield the home of your new business
  • Diverse selection of restaurants and shops
  • Unique shops such as Wine & Cheese by TCC, Sweet Pea & Me, Lockport Street Gallery, Elemental Yarns, What's New & Simply Saucy, and Me Tu Boutique
  • Restaurants and pubs such as Hopscotch & Vine, Moe Joe's, Front Street Cantina, Blu, Capri, Sovereign and Volar
  • A new seven million dollar streetscape
  • The Village façade program has invested over two million dollars in restoring numerous historic facades
  • Over 20,000 vehicles per day traverse downtown Lockport Street
  • Town Center with the Village Hall, Settlers' Park, and a planned Town Center with over 200,000 square feet of commercial space and 800 residential units
  • A Riverwalk is planned with over two miles of walkways meandering along the DuPage River

Route 30

Become a partner in the redevelopment and revitalization of the Village's earliest commercial corridor. With excellent access to Interstate 55, Route 30 provides numerous commercial opportunities.
  • The corridor will be anchored by two new developments: Heron Point, located at the southeast corner of Route 30 and Renwick, and the Boulevard at I-55 and Route 30
  • Over 16,000 vehicles pass through the Route 30 Corridor on a daily basis
  • The Village has adopted extensive design guidelines which will assist in the revitalization of this corridor
  • The historic legacy of Route 66 and Lincoln Highway is being celebrated along this corridor as an opportunity to attract unique restaurants, retailers such as MegaSports and auto dealers like Webb Chevrolet and Rod Baker Ford

Village of Plainfield Planning Department  |  (815) 439-2824  |