Economic Development

Oak Forest provides a strong environment for residential, commercial and industrial development. The city continually strives to enhance its economic vitality and superior quality of life by ensuring top-notch development and redevelopment, protecting its natural resources, supporting its business community and maintaining attractive neighborhoods. The city also works closely with the Oak Forest-Crestwood Area Chamber of Commerce, which serves more than 200 local professionals, businesses, organizations and government entities on economic development efforts.