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BUSINESS/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Village residents and business professionals who regularly travel the 35 miles to Chicago’s Loop for business or cultural activities are only a 40-minute commute via the Wheaton, Bartlett or Hanover Park Metra commuter train stations. The RTA’s Suburban PACE transportation system provides convenient shuttle service to area residents commuting to local train stations, shopping centers, colleges and hospitals. Local commuters will find an easy toll-free access to I-290 (Eisenhower Expy.) by traveling east on North Avenue or Army Trail Road to I-355 North. The Elgin-O’Hare Expressway (Illinois Route 390) provides convenient commuter access to the northwest suburbs, reached by traveling north on Gary Avenue past Lake Street. Carol Stream residents and businesses this year celebrate completion of the state’s Elgin-O’Hare Western Access Project, offering opportunities for enhanced economic development and travel performance throughout the region, and providing new western access to busy nearby O’Hare International Airport.

A VISION COMBINING RESIDENTIAL AND BUSINESS COMMUNITY Founder and original developer Jay Stream’s vision is intact today, as the flourishing community comprised of residential homes in the west sector mixed with light industrial business and industries in the east sector. Well-tended homes and subdivisions push the village’s western boundaries, and business and industry flourish to the east. Among some of the newest businesses to call Carol Stream home are: • Pilot Auto & Truck Fueling Facility, including Moe’s Southwest Grill, Cinnabon, and a convenience store, North Avenue • Caputo’s, a 6,000-square-foot out lot building, Schmale Road • Jet Brite Car Wash, Gary Avenue • O’Reilly Auto Parts, County Farm Road New industrial development and businesses include: • CoreCentric Solutions, a 350,000-square-foot appliance parts servicing and re-manufacturing facility, North Avenue ➤ A full-service accounting firm offering: ◆

Mike Moyski, CPA ◆ Ron Austin, CPA ◆ Brett Mathieson, CPA Brian Eisenmenger, CPA ◆ Jim Mathieson, CPA

(630) 653-1616 ◆ (630) 653-1735 f a www.MMAadvisors.com

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Accounting, Auditing and Consulting for Businesses, Not-For-Profits and Local Governments

Tax Planning and Return Preparation

Estate Planning and Compliance

Quickbooks Professional Advisors ProgramSM Member

Payroll Services

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Litigation Services Investment Management Services through Forum Financial Management, L.P.

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