Economic Development



The Economic Development Division of Richton Park works to promote, attract, retain and assist commercial and industrial development within the Village. Services provided through this department include assistance to existing and prospective businesses and land developers in the areas of community data, land availability, buildings for sale or lease, technical aid, development assistance and financing.

The Village of Richton Park is a lively and diverse suburban community, just 30 minutes southwest of the City of Chicago. Home to approximately 15,000 residents, Richton Park offers numerous serene parks, vibrant neighborhoods, and an active business community. The Village has a progressive and professional form of government that is headed by a full-time Village Manager and a governing board that consists of a President and seven Trustees.

Adjacent communities to Richton Park include Matteson and Olympia Fields that when combined, create a core retail trade area of over $830 million dollars of annual retail sales. In addition to over 70,000 daily vehicles that travel through Richton Park on Interstate 57, Richton Park’s three other commercial corridors average approximately 20,000 daily vehicles per each roadway. Over 800 daily riders also utilize the Village’s Metra Electric District station. In addition to the numerous retail and commercial opportunities, Richton Park is home to several light industrial parks that provide quick access to Interstate 57.

Our local leadership in both the private and public sectors work closely together to establish Richton Park as a great place to work, live and play. Contact us by phone or email when we can be of your service. Thank you for your interest in the Village of Richton Park.