Current Corridor Businesses

Manufacturing and Distribution

Kohl’s Distribution Center

PetSmart Distribution Center

Both of these major distribution centers cover the Midwest by taking advantage of Ottawa’s easy access to interstate highways and central location.  In fact, two-third’s of the continental U.S. can be reached in just two days from Ottawa.


Clover Technologies

Founded in next door Marseilles, Illinois in 1996, Clover is an international leader in the recycling of imaging supplies and the re-manufacturing of laser and inkjet cartridges with more than one billion dollars in sales and 19,000 employees worldwide.


MBL(USA) Corporation

Mitsuboshi Belting is a Japanese owned company which produces belts for original equipment and service parts in the automotive, recreational and industrial markets for export worldwide.


Advantech B&B Smartworx

 Worldwide reputation as manufacturer of resilient and reliable data connectivity hardware products.


Tyson Fresh Meats

A division of Tyson Foods, a world leader in the producing and marketing of meats, specializes in forward marketing and distribution of Tyson products.


Burns Machine Company

Century old family owned and operated manufacturer of quality component parts and machinery.


Commercial, Service and Retail

HR Imaging Partners

 National leader in meeting the photography and yearbook needs of schools of all sizes and types.


Seattle Sutton Healthy Eating

Corporate headquarters for Midwest leader in providing healthy food options for nutrition and weight loss


Toyota, Honda and Ford/KIA Dealerships

 Fourth generation family owned business features comprehensive on-line and on-site automotive services which is one of the largest dealer groups in the nation and a multi-year winner of the prestigious GM Mark of Excellence Award.  The Bill Walsh Automotive Group’s GM dealerships are located in other parts of Ottawa.


R.P. Lumber

Family-owned full service retail home center and building supplier which has become an industry leader in Illinois and Missouri.


Gailey Eye Clinic

Goodwill Industries

Blain’s Farm & Fleet

Super Walmart


O’Reilly’s Auto Parts

Thorntons (gas and convenience)

Brother’s Country Supply (pet food and many pet items)



Dollar Tree

Hibbett’s Sports

BE Boutique

Label Shopper

Bridal Elegance

Cato Fashions


Main Street Estate Sales (auction house)

Sigma Graphics (printing)

Anytime Fitness

Stevenson Transfer

Rental Pros

Lotz Trucking

Heritage Woods of Ottawa (senior living)

Midland States Bank

LaSalle County Farm Bureau

S. Department of Agriculture

LaSalle County Government Center

United States Post Office

Garden Gate


Hospitality and Restaurants

Fairfield Inn (Marriott)

Hampton Inn Ottawa (Hilton)

Comfort Inn

Super 8

New Holiday Inn Express (constructed in 2018, open in 2019)

Quality Inn

Cracker Barrel

Dairy Queen



The Mexican Grill

Shaker’s Lounge Sports Bar & Grill



Dunkin Donuts

Taco Bell

Long John Silver’s

Rosati’s Pizza

Sunfield Restaurant

China Inn Restaurant