Village of 
Buffalo Grove
Business  Bulletin
Dear Buffalo Grove  Business Owner, 

The Business Bulletin is one of Buffalo Grove's newer initiatives to enhance communications between the Village and the business community. This e-newsletter will be emailed out to businesses periodically and is intended to provide key information and updates tailored to Buffalo Grove businesses. 

We are here to serve you and help you in anyway we can. Please let us know any ideas you may have regarding ideas for newsletter stories and information. We continue to make strides to improve our email distribu tion list, please forward to other businesses and encourage them to sign-up for the BG  Business Bulletin e-mail list or reach out to us

Chris Stilling, Community Development Director  
Nicole Woods, Principal Planner
Business Spotlight
Knipex Tools, LP

Located at 1500 Busch Parkway, Knipex Tools is specializes in the development production  a series of high-quality pliers. The company, which is over 130 years old was is headquartered in Germany. The Buffalo Grove Knipex Tools in Buffalo Grove supports all the North American markets. 

Village President and Staff Visiting Knipex Tools LP

850 Asbury is one the Village's newer developments that is home to Flex, BITS, and Sterling Transit.
Business Resources
Quick Links


Village Home Page

Buffalo Grove Business Park along Lake Cook Road.

With 590 passenger boardings a day, Buffalo Grove Metra Station is the busiest train station along the Northern Central Service (NCS) line. 
Noteworthy News
Village Launches New Website 

The Village is proud to unveil the new and improved Village website, which was redeveloped from the ground up with the modern user in mind. It includes optimal functionality and features. View the new website.

Leading the Way  
New/Major Buffalo Grove Developments


Shops of Buffalo Grove. New retail & office center. 
True North. New gas station .
Northwest Community Healthcare. Proposed redeveloped medical center.  
Cambridge Commons. Proposed redevelopment for a new fitness center.
The new Shops of Buffalo Grove at Deerfield Rd and Milwaukee Ave. 

Village Updates
Road Projects

Long-term Village Plans

Lake Cook Corridor Market Study and Plan.  Plan presents a framework for the future of the 470-acre Lake Cook Corridor. Approved April, 2018.   

Prairie View Metra Station Area Plan  Plan focusing on land use, development and transportation around the  Prairie View Metra Station. Approved April, 2019.  

Prairie View Metra Station Area Plan
Prairie View Metra Station Area Plan Video

Did You Know? 
Buffalo Grove's New  Business  Visitation Program 

The Village recently started its Business Visitation Program, which aims to build one-on-one relationships, address concerns, and provide resources t o Buffalo Grove businesses. 
Village staff and other local officials will arrange a time conducive to the  business's schedule to visit. Typical visits last about one to two hours. During this time, the business can:
  • Provide a tour 
  • Discusses their operations
  • Express any ideas, concerns and/or 
  • Learn about any relevant local/regional plans, projects, and initiatives

Interested in having the Village visit your business?
Permitting and Licensing Corner 
Do I need a permit? 
Any new construction or improvements require a permit before the work commences. 

Check out our new Permits and Inspections Webpage that features easy to follow process and information about permitting, inspections and licenses!  
Chamber News
Chamber 2nd Annual Trivia Night

Thursday, May 9th   5:30 - 7:30 pm
444 Social
444 Parkway Drive   Buffalo Grove, 
Fee: $20 per person person/ $150 per table

Village of Buffalo Grove | Community Development |  847-459-2530