Views of a pleasant courtyard and ponds are there to be enjoyed at the Gateway Executive Park Center. Situated in the desirable and affluent Chicago suburb of Schaumburg, the center has access to some 5,000 businesses in the area, employing more than 80,000 people from a highly educated workforce. Nearby Schaumburg Regional Airport is the 113-acre home of numerous aviation-related businesses involved in aircraft charters, flight training, aircraft maintenance, local news helicopters, and other aviation-related activity. The airport is used heavily for business trips. While the center has much to offer on its doorstep, the wider Chicago Metropolitan District is also a major manufacturing area. It is also well placed for access to the financial and commercial hub of downtown Chicago, which is one of the largest futures markets in the world.