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I-80 North Sites - Overview


Ottawa’s I-80 North Industrial and Commercial area has seen tremendous growth in recent years due to its immediate access to I-80’s East/West and I-39’s North/South corridors. Making the Northside home are distribution centers for PetSmart, Kohls, Clover Technology and Tyson Foods. Manufacturing companies located in the I-80 North area include MBL Belting (USA), Clover Technology, Advantech B&B Smart/Worx, Burns Machine, Seattle Sutton’s Healthy Eating, Sigma Graphics and HR Imaging. The I-80 exit 90 area is also home to five major hotels with a sixth being built in 2017. There are numerous restaurants, retail and 3 major automobile dealerships in this corridor. Click here to view google maps in this area.


Over 3,000 employees work in this area just north of Interstate 80.


The overall planned industrial area is less than half built out. There are available land parcels immediately north the I-80 Ottawa exit 90 (IL Rt. 23). These North sites are in TIF Zones and the Ottawa Area Enterprise Zone. All infrastructure is in place and sites are “Shovel Ready”.


Excellent car and truck access
Many sites from ˝ acre to 100 acres
Price varies by parcel and owner
Sale, build-to-suit or lease

On Interstate 80 interchange. 10 miles from Interstate 39 45 miles from Multimodal Rail Ports at both Elwood, IL and Rochelle, IL International flights at O’Hare, Midway, Rockford, Quad Cities, Peoria & Bloomington. Local corporate flights at Ottawa Skydive Chicago and Peru IL

> Close to Chicago markets

> Logistics center of USA

> Ship to 2/3 of the country in 2 days


Available labor pool both skilled and unskilled
Training at Illinois Valley Community College (IVCC)
New manufacturing training center at IVCC


Ameren – electric
Nicor Gas – natural gas
AT&T – Telephone, internet, fiber
Mediacom – Cable TV, internet
MTCO – internet, fiber


Enterprise Zone
Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
Foreign Trade Zone
State Incentives & Grants
Low cost financing
Business friendly - local plan review


County seat of LaSalle County
Modern OSF hospital complex
Good public and private schools.
Graduate high school with up to 2 years college credit through IVCC
Four (4) State Parks
Dynamic downtown, festivals
No Traffic Congestion


Ottawa - 18,407
20 mile radius - 125,744
40 mile radius - 925,460
60 mile radius - 3,901,633































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Contact Info
Boyd Palmer
Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce
633 LaSalle Street, Suite 401
Ottawa, IL 61350

E-mail Boyd