Area Information

Work and Life at the Forefront

Lake County houses some of the region’s most iconic and emergent business and lifestyle communities. With a high density of multinational and entrepreneurial firms, award-winning school systems, thriving downtowns, and breathtaking natural spaces, it’s become the ideal choice for residents seeking a strong work-life balance.

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) reports the rate of residents who work and live in Lake County at 69 percent--higher than any other county in the region. Additionally, residents experience lower taxes and housing costs than Chicago and neighboring counties, getting more power to their dollar.

Logistics& Accessibility Advantages



Cornerstone is placed at the heart of one of the Midwest’s most pro-business locations, committed to welcoming businesses, jobs, and investment to the area. Companies at Cornerstone benefit from a broad range of incentives, workforce development programs, and a belief in smart growth that honors both the economy and the environment....



More than ever, customer service satisfaction has become the basis for driving business growth. Locating at Cornerstone means being connected to the national and global supply chain to better integrate your products, routes, vehicles and facilities...



Lake County’s success lies in its unwavering commitment to developing talent to serve the most most important and innovative sectors of the American economy. The key to this is the area's unique Workforce Ecosystem comprising the following renowned institutions:



With an impressive base of 37,000+ businesses, Lake County has emerged as a major innovation corridor for biotech, pharmaceuticals, logistics, and technology. With 11 Fortune 500 companies in the area and more on the rise, it’s become the prime destination for everything from early stage startups to titans of industry looking to expand.



Whether you’re climbing the corporate ladder or taking a beach day with the family, Lake County marks the spot. With a smart balance of energy and adventure, the area has become a lifestyle destination.