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Lake County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor recently met with Deerfield Mayor Harriet Rosenthal and our President and CEO Kevin Considine to discuss Caterpillar's announcement that it will be moving its global headquarters to Lake County. Get their insights in this video clip.


In this Crain's Chicago Business story on the Caterpillar headquarters announcement, Lake County Partners President & CEO Kevin Considine argues that the shift-to-the-city movement has been oversold, as suburban advantages continue to attract businesses and newly formed families.


As this Chicago Tribune article notes, Caterpillar's decision to locate in Lake County is a reminder that the suburbs compete for tenants because they offer unparalleled amenities. 


Yet more data suggesting that young homebuyers want the same things as previous generations—those under age 36 are the most likely to purchase in the suburbs. 


Lake County is proud to welcome Caterpillar, Inc. to the company's new global headquarters in the Village of Deerfield! Read our press release on the news here. 


Caterpillar, Inc. has announced its decision to move the company's global headquarters to Lake County, in the Village of Deerfield, citing local transportation access and the strong workforce as key factors. Read more about their choice here. 


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