City Profile - Chicago; Comprehensive overview of the city, PEST analysis and analysis of key industries including technology, tourism and hospitality, construction and retail.

Chicago is the largest and most populous city in Illinois state. The city has a significant financial influence, accounting for 3.4% of national GDP in 2017. Robust growth of the tertiary sector, improvements in professional / business services and real estate are expected to be major drivers of growth.

Synopsis

“City Profile - Chicago” provides historical and forecast data on key city level metrics along with analytical coverage of the latest political, economic, social, technological, infrastructural, legal and environmental issues affecting Chicago. The report contains detailed tourism, retail, construction, technology and public infrastructure data and insight into economic, social, and industry trends.

Scope

- The service sectors remain the key contributors to the regional economy - and the major employers.

Chicago is one of the key tourist destinations for both domestic and international tourists. The tourism and hospitality sectors experienced healthy growth in recent past.

- Strong performance is observed in the construction sector with increasing employment, number of building permits issued and building completions.

Reasons to buy

- Gain a comprehensive knowledge of future economic and demographic trends and understand the performance of various sectors within the city.

- Analyze and understand the business environment in the city to align your investment and expansion strategies.

- The report helps to drive a conclusion in choosing a suitable city to invest or expand according to your business structure.

Explore new opportunities in the hospitality, tourism, construction, real estate and retail sectors.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

City Snapshot 2

PEST Analysis 6

Political 6

Economic 7

Social 16

Technology and Infrastructure 21

Communications 21

Connectivity 22

Airports 23 ...

Table of Contents

City Snapshot 2

PEST Analysis 6

Political 6

Economic 7

Social 16

Technology and Infrastructure 21

Communications 21

Connectivity 22

Airports 23

Ports 25

Business Environment Analysis 26

Travel and Tourism 28

Tourism Flows 28

Hotels 29

Attractions 30

Events 30

Construction and Real Estate 32

Investment 32

Real Estate Market 32

Retail 33

Retail Market 33

Consumption, Income and Prices 33

Appendix 34

Sources 34

Further Reading 34

Ask the analyst 34

About MarketLine 34

Disclaimer 34

List of Tables

List of Tables

Table 1: Chicago metropolitan area - key facts (estimates), 2017 2

Table 2: Chicago metropolitan area - real GDP growth, 2000-25 9

Table 3 ...

List of Tables

Table 1: Chicago metropolitan area - key facts (estimates), 2017 2

Table 2: Chicago metropolitan area - real GDP growth, 2000-25 9

Table 3: Chicago metropolitan area - economic growth comparison (Index 2010=100), 2000-25 11

Table 4: Chicago metropolitan area - GDP per capita comparison, 2000-25 (US$) 13

Table 5: Chicago metropolitan area - employment structure, 2000-25 (% of total) 15

Table 6: Chicago metropolitan area - main universities, 2017 16

Table 7: Chicago metropolitan area -- population comparison, 2000-25 (million) 18

Table 8: Chicago metropolitan area - population by age, 2000-25 (% of total) 20

Table 9: Chicago metropolitan area - mass transit network indicators, 2016 22

Table 10: Chicago metropolitan area - O'Hare International Airport (ORD) key indicators 23

Table 11: Chicago metropolitan area - Midway International Airport (MDW) key indicators 24

Table 12: Chicago metropolitan area - Fortune Global 500 companies with main HQ in city, 2017 26

Table 13: Chicago metropolitan area - office rents, Q2 2017 27

Table 14: Chicago city - visitors arrival (in million) 28

Table 15: Chicago city - hotel indicators 29

Table 16: Chicago metropolitan area - MICE* and other events 31

List of Figures

List of Figures

Figure 1: Chicago metropolitan area - real GDP growth, 2000-25 8

Figure 2: Chicago metropolitan area - economic growth comparison (Index 2010=100), 2000-25 ...

List of Figures

Figure 1: Chicago metropolitan area - real GDP growth, 2000-25 8

Figure 2: Chicago metropolitan area - economic growth comparison (Index 2010=100), 2000-25 10

Figure 3: Chicago metropolitan area - GDP per capita comparison, 2000-25 12

Figure 4: Chicago metropolitan area - employment structure, 2000-25 (% of total) 14

Figure 5: Chicago metropolitan area - population comparison, 2000-25 17

Figure 6: Chicago metropolitan area - population by age, 2000-25 (% of total) 19

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