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Available Property

Are you seeking to open a business or purchase/lease commercial property in St. Charles? A comprehensive and interactive database of available sites is available and updated daily.  Potential locations can be searched for by address, square footage, and use type.  

To list your property, please download and complete the Available Sites Database form, and submit it back to us; there is no cost to you.  

The Economic Development Department is available for any assistance you may need and looks forward to the opportunity to work with you on locating your business in St. Charles.  For questions, please contact the department at 630-443-4093 or by email at

How much traffic uses Main St. and other City roadways?

Traffic using IL Rte. 64/Main St. and other City streets:

Location                           24-Hour Vehicle Count 
IL 64 on the river               43,443 (year 2008) 
Illinois Street Bridge           8,928 (year 2008)
Prairie Street Bridge           9,561 (year 2008)

Increase in vehicle counts 2003 thru 2008

Year       24-Hour Vehicle Count 
2003             45,310
2004             43,589
2005             45,229
2006             42,466
2007             43,071
2008             42,291

Types of traffic using IL Rte. 64/Main St.

The following numbers and percentages are based on the 2008 24-hour vehicle count of 42,921:

Vehicle Type       Number   Percentage
Cars                      41,702       97.1%
Small Trucks            856          2.0%
Trucks/Buses           216            .5%
Tractor-Trailers        147            .3%

More information available by visiting the Traffic Signal Maintenance and Traffic Circulation page or Demographic section of the City website.


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