Why franchise in Chicago?

Where quality-of-life meets cost-of-living

Home to an unmatched talent pool and world-class dining, attractions, and cultural institutions, Chicago is one of the top cities in the US. Its economy is larger than that of many countries, with 62 Fortune 1,000 companies headquartered in the Chicago area, and a diverse mix of major industries means that the city is always positioned for growth.  

With dozens of higher education institutions in the area, Chicago is an attractive place for employers looking to take advantage of a deep pool of well-qualified local talent. Plus, a lower cost-of-living than is found in other comparably sized US metro areas means that Chicago is continually chosen over other cities for corporate relocations and expansion. 

Top employers in Chicago:

  • Walgreens
  • Boeing
  • State Farm
  • United Airlines
  • Caterpillar

Chicago business highlights

62 Fortune 1,000 headquarters

#1 US metro for corporate relocations and expansions for 6 consecutive years

#1 US Top Tech Spot of the Future 

Top 5 innovation and tech hub in the country

$634 billion economy

Available Spherion business models in Chicago

Meet Our Team

When you're ready to start your franchising journey with Spherion, text, call, or email our experienced franchise development team.

Bill Tasillo

Bill Tasillo

Vice President of Franchise Sales & Market Development

Certified as a franchise executive by the International Franchise Association, Bill brings a hands-on coaching style to his passion for helping new and seasoned franchisees grow their careers with Spherion.

Dan Brunell

Dan Brunell

Regional Vice President of Franchise Development

Dan’s background as a senior executive in the staffing industry and founder of a top franchise brokerage equips him with more than 30 years of experience helping prospective franchisees succeed.