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Moving in Orland Park, Illinois
MI-BOX Moving & Mobile Storage in Orland Park is unlike any other moving company. MI-BOX makes moving simple by giving you more time. Our portable moving containers are delivered by our patented Level Lift System and sit outside your home or place of business at ground level for easy 24/7 access. Load anything you want to move into our mobile containers. Use MI-BOX to stage your home, clear clutter, and sell faster and for more money. Once the unit is full, just call us and we'll move it to your new home in Orland Park or anywhere in Chicago land or we'll store it for you in our climate-controlled warehouse. Loading and unloading once, saves you time, energy and money. MI-BOX Moving is locally owned and operated, so you're guaranteed the best prices in Orland Park and and the areas we service. Call now and get Moving with MI-BOX.
Moving Services in Orland Park
Our goal is simple. We want to take the stress out of moving. Traditional moving methods are simply becoming outdated. Why cram what should be a few weeks of work into a day? Call MI-BOX Moving in Orland Park for a better way to move. We specialize in residential and commercial moving. MI-BOX will bring your choice of a 8', 16' or 20' mobile moving container right to you. Our containers fit in a standard parking space, so they're great for apartments, condos, single family homes or commercial job sites. Load or unload them at your leisure. You rent by the month, so forget the pressure of working under unreasonable moving deadlines. MI-BOX Moving has helped thousands of people move in Orland Park and surrounding areas. See our moving tips for helpful suggestions.
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Movers in Orland Park
Before choosing a local mover in Orland Park, you'll want to ask a few questions. One of the most important questions will always be, “How much will my move cost?”
Traditional moving companies in Orland Park can only provide you with a moving estimate until everything is on their truck, because they are required to charge by weight. Not with MI-BOX Moving. Instead, our pricing is determined by the size of the container and the distance we need to travel. MI-BOX Moving will give you one guaranteed price on our moving services. Simply tell us when you would like a moving container delivered and we'll deliver it and place it where it's most convenient for you. Our goal is to make your next move simple and hassle-free. So get moving today. Call now.
Storage In Orland Park, Illinois
Storage in Orland Park is simple with MI-BOX Mobile Storage & Moving. MI-BOX Storage in Orland Park rents our storage containers by the month, just like other storage units in Orland Park. Only we'll deliver an 8', 12' or 16' mobile storage container to your home, where you can take your time loading. When you're done, either leave your container accessible on your site or we'll pick it up and store it in our secure warehouse. Our storage units are sturdy, weather resistant, and attractive. Keep one on your site for as long as you need it. At MI-BOX Storage in Orland Park, we pride ourselves in providing a great customer experience and the most cost-effective storage prices in Orland Park. You'll get one guaranteed price and on-time delivery. If you need self-storage in Orland Park, then MI-BOX Storage has you covered.
Orland Park Portable Storage
Other portable storage companies in Orland Park require you to rent a moving truck, drive back and forth to the facility, unloading and reloading your items until your mini storage unit is full. Then, when you need access to your stored belongings, you have repeat the process all over again. Not with MI-BOX Storage. We do all the driving. MI-BOX storage containers in Orland Park rent by the month so you can fill them at a pace that's best for you. Loading and unloading only once will save you time and money.
Portable Storage for Businesses
MI-BOX works with commercial businesses every day to remedy their short-term or long-term storage needs. Seasonal or permanent, we have something for you. With the price of real estate in Orland Park, this is a great way to add square footage. We understand business moves quickly and time is money, so MI-BOX goes the extra mile in Orland Park. We are locally owned and operated, so we understand the importance of delivering fast, dependable service. You can count on MI-BOX for the most reliable storage solutions for business storage needs.
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MI-BOX Mobile Storage & Moving delivers our secure portable storage units to Orland Park, Illinois and all surrounding areas. MI-BOX has storage locations throughout Chicago and all suburbs. To find the most convenient storage location near you, please click find a storage location near me.
MI-BOX Moving & Storage Containers
MI-BOX Moving and Storage containers in Orland Park, Illinois are strong, sturdy and weather resistant. They're designed for convenience and protection. Our mobile storage containers are constructed using composite technology, a high density polyethylene plastic core bonded between two high strength steel skins. Composite wall panels provide strength and durability to ensure you are protected. All framing is structural grade steel that is hot dipped galvanized to prevent rust. Each container has a full-width, lockable door. Only you will have the key. A one-piece roof is designed to shelter everything inside and keep it safe from the elements. MI-BOX moving and storage containers are the longest-lasting mobile storage containers available. They're built to keep your valuables safe and secure. Use the most trusted brand in the industry to protect your worldly possessions. Use MI-BOX Mobile Storage & Moving Containers in Orland Park.
Moving and Storage Sizes
MI-BOX portable storage containers come in three convenient sizes so you only rent the space you actually need. We are proud to offer 8', 16', and 20' moving and storage containers.
Our 8' self-storage unit is great for small jobs, dorm rooms, seasonal items, inventory, or when you just need a little extra storage space.
The 16' storage units are our most popular size and can fit the contents of 3-4 rooms, a basement, or bulky items such as patio furniture, sofas, or dining room sets.
Our 20' storage containers are perfect for on-site jobs like remodeling or restoration projects, household moves or site-to-site business moving. The 20' storage containers are often used by first responders when dealing with emergencies.
Moving and Storage Units
MI-BOX brand moving and storage units are built to last a lifetime. Only quality products are used in the manufacturing process to ensure your items will be secure. Tested from coast to coast in the US and Canada, MI-BOX has been designing and building quality mobile storage containers since 2004. They protect against sun-fade, radiant heat, snow, and ice. Use the most trusted portable storage brand in the industry to ensure your belongings are kept safe. Rent MI-BOX Moving and Storage units in Orland Park.
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Self Storage Orland Park Fun Facts
The self storage industry is highly fragmented, with 18% being owed by the six largest companies, 9 % owned by the next top 100 and 73% owned by small operators.
There is about 1.7 billion sq. ft. of rent-able self storage space in the US. Enough for every man, woman and child in the US to stand under.
No Call Centers - Talk to a Local Expert
MI-BOX Mobile Storage locations are locally owned and operated. We don't use call centers, ever. You will always talk directly to a real, live, local professional in your area. Providing cost effective solutions, understanding our customers needs and delivering exceptional service is what sets us apart. Experience the MI-BOX difference by calling MI-BOX Mobile Storage & Moving in Orland Park today.
Storage that is Safe and Secure
MI-BOX has been manufacturing our own self-storage containers since 2004. Weather resistant and tough, our mobile containers have been tested from coast to coast in the U.S. and Canada for years to ensure the safety of your valuables. With quality portable containers and the most trusted brand name in the storage industry, look to MI-BOX Orland Park to meet your storage needs.
Protect your Belongings from Damage
MI-BOX Moving & Mobile Storage in Orland Park uses our patented Level Lift System that gently places each storage unit in more places with greater ease than any other container storage company. Your storage container and contents are kept level at all times, protecting them from damage. MI-BOX uses the longest lasting, most durable storage containers available, ensuring your valuables are protected.
Get the Service you Deserve
MI-BOX Mobile Storage & Moving dealers are owned and operated by hard working families in your area. All dealers use MI-BOX containers and our patented Level Lift System to ensure a quality experience every time. You're guaranteed to get the best possible prices and service from people who want to earn your business. Experience the difference - rent your next storage container from MI-BOX.
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Compare MI-BOX to PODS® in Orland Park
With MI-BOX, you’re guaranteed to get the best possible service and prices for all your moving and storage needs. But don’t take our word for it - go to the sites of PODS®, U-Haul®, and our other mobile storage competitors and compare them for yourself. Consider our secure containers, patented delivery system, guaranteed prices, and the flexibility MI-BOX delivers. Think about it. No loading ramps, no trucks to rent, no time restraints. We know you have options, so we're constantly striving to make MI-BOX in Orland Park, Illinois the best choice for all your moving and storage needs. If you have any questions, please call and talk to us directly. MI-BOX Moving & Storage in Orland Park, Illinois is locally owned and operated. You'll always talk directly to our highly trained operations manager who is here to help.
Some customers use the term "pod" referring to any portable storage container because PODS® popularized the concept of portable storage. However, PODS® and "pod" are registered trademarks of PODS Enterprises, Inc, which MI-BOX is not affiliated with. The generic terms used in the storage industry are either "mobile storage containers" or "portable storage containers," but don't worry - we'll know what you mean.
PODS® is a registered trademark for PODS Enterprises, Inc and U-Haul® is a registered trademark of U-Haul International, Inc. MI-BOX® not sponsored by, or affiliated with, any of these competitors.
MI-BOX Mobile Storage & Moving in Orland Park, Illinois is locally owned and operated. From your first call or online quote, you'll experience the difference personalized service makes. With one point of contact, you'll always be on top of things. You'll get convenient moving and storage solutions, on-time delivery and more choices in Orland Park at the best prices.
MI-BOX® offers 8', 16' and 20' moving and storage containers. PODS® does not have 20' units. Compare MI-BOX® to PODS® today.
MI-BOX® Level Lift System
MI-BOX Mobile Storage & Moving in Orland Park delivers portable storage containers using our patented Level Lift System. There is no tilting required, which protects your belongings and driveway. We maintain a level load while loading, unloading or transporting to ensure stored goods do not shift. The Level Lift System also enables us to have the smallest footprint possible and a very low clearance height. We can deliver on any surface - unpaved, inclined or declined. Snow or rain are no problem for the MI-BOX Level Lift System. It gently sets each portable storage container precisely where you'd like it and picks it up without ever leaving a trace. It's the most efficient container delivery system available.
Moving and Storage Delivered
Only MI-BOX dealers use our patented, industry exclusive Level Lift System. With it, we can do what the others can't. MI-BOX delivers containers to more places than any other mobile storage competitor. It's safe, easy and it's designed to protect your contents inside. Rest easy knowing your items are stored exactly how you packed them.
The MI-BOX Level Lift System is in a class of its own. It allows for faster deliveries which keeps you and your move on time. It only takes about 5 minutes to drop off or pick up a mobile storage container. Our drivers operate the system with a watchful eye via remote control, resulting in more reliable deliveries.
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MI-BOX Moving Guide to Orland Park, Illinois
Moving to Orland Park, Illinois
If residing in a tranquil village in close proximity to a large city is your vision of ideal living, then Orland Park may be the perfect place for you. As one of the Chicago suburbs, Orland Park is popularly known as the World’s Golf Center. Orland Park is located 25 miles (40 km) southwest of Chicago in Cook County. In 2000, the village had a population of 56,767 people.
Moving to Orland Park can be a rewarding decision. The village is surrounded by beautiful public parks and nature trails. One can immerse in a game of golf during the summer or decide to take up ice skating in the winter. Sports enthusiasts will find Orland Park’s well-equipped sports complex attractive while shoppers can visit the large shopping malls in the area.With a mix of leisure, commercial, and residential spaces, is it worth moving to Orland Park? This guide to moving to Orland Park will help you decide if this decision is one worth making. From great education and employment opportunities to information about the city’s entertainment and dining, this guide presents you with all the key facts of the village. All aspects of moving to Orland Park will be discussed, including information on moving companies, self-storage, and a portable storage container for rent.
Orland Park History
Orland Park has witnessed dramatic growth in the past few decades. Orland Park’s current status as a retail and commercial hub successfully hides the town’s humble beginnings. It’s interesting past should be one of the many things to know before moving to Orland Park.
The village was established on a railroad route and started gradually growing outward. Today, Orland Park still holds a piece of its history as seen in some of the city’s first establishments. These include a bank, a number of old shops, and Twin Towers which are situated in the town center. The Twin Towers was a Methodist church and currently is the city’s only building on the National Register of Historic Places. The town center is surrounded by some of Orland Park’s earliest residential areas.
The Methodist Church and one grade school were the focal points of the early community. The area was called the English Settlement and was situated to the east. Currently, it is occupied by commercial establishments in the village. Some of the early settlers of Orland Park were Henry Taylor, Thomas Hardy, and the family of John Humphrey. Taylor moved in 1834 and Hardy arrived in 1836, while Humphrey’s family relocated from England in 1848. Humphrey, who was only 10-years old when his family moved to Orland Park, played an important role in the development of the village.
The settlement of the English was followed by the arrival of people from Luxembourg and Germany in the 1840s. The original Hostert family cabins that form the southern end of the original village area commemorate the settlement of the Luxembourgers and Germans.
John Humphrey is widely considered to be the ‘father’ of Orland Park. At the age of 21, he started working for a wagon train going to California but later returned to work with his family. The naming of the village is a different story altogether and Humphrey played a crucial role in it.
In 1879, the Wabash, St. Louis & Pacific Railroad built a rail line through the area. They had planned a town center for the railroad stop and demarcated the area. Humphrey purchased a large piece of land around the planned town center. The Wabash had named the railroad stop Sedgewick, but the local people under the leadership of Humphrey changed the name to Orland Park.
Humphrey was an important public figure in Orland Park and contributed to its growth. In 1870, he was elected to the House of Representatives and 16 years later to the state senate. Humphrey served as the first president after the village was incorporated in 1892. The Orland Historical Society manages the second house of Humphrey, which he purchased in 1881.
Orland Park has come a long way from its humble beginnings. The village has very beautifully preserved its past along with the present. The old commercial and residential areas of Orland Park are a reminder of its rich heritage.
Orland Park Geography
Orland Park has been expanding at record speed due to the outward expansion of residential areas. A dominance of residential areas gives Orland Park the classic suburban feel. As per the census conducted in 2015, the village is spread over a total area of 21.88 miles or 56.67 km sq. Nearly 99% of Orland Park is land while just over 1% is covered by water. The two main bodies of water in Orland Park are Lake Sedgewick and McGinnis Slough.
Orland Park is a part of Cook County but borders Will County on two sides. Homer Glen in Will County borders Orland Park to the west while Orland Hill and Mokena, which are also located in Will County, are situated to the south. The village is surrounded by Tinley Park in the southeast, Oak Forest in the east and Palos Park and Palos Heights in the north. An interesting fact about Cook County is that it is one of the few counties in the US to be hemmed by two counties of the same name—Lake County in Illinois and Lake County in Indiana.
Orland Park Climate
If you like to experience all four seasons, then the climate alone makes moving to Orland Park worth it. The outdoor temperature in the city remains comfortable throughout the year. In July, the average daytime high in Orland Park reaches 84 °F (29 °C), while the nighttime low averages 68 °F (20 °C). In peak winter months like January, Orland Park averages daytime highs of 31 °F (−1 °C), and nighttime lows of 18 °F (−8 °C). On many winter days, the mercury rises over 40 °F (4 °C) and has even risen over 50 °F (10 °C) on a few occasions. The wooded areas surrounding the city as well as the two bodies of water play an important role in moderating the temperature. If you are moving to Orland Park with kids, don’t forget to pack your rain and snow gear. Being a Chicago suburb, you may witness surprise spurts of precipitation throughout the year. The average monthly precipitation ranges from 4.30 inches (109 mm) in June to 1.77 inches (45 mm) in February. Orland Park residents find it helpful to store seasonal items or clothing in climate controlled self-storage space due to the variable weather patterns this region sees.
Orland Park Demographics
A guide to moving to Orlando Park would be incomplete without a detailed section on the demographics of the city. In 2017, the population of Orland Park was recorded at 58,765 people. Since 2000, Orland Park’s population has grown by 15.1%. Females make up nearly 53% of the total population while males are slightly over 47%. The average age of the residents of Orland Park is 46.5 years, which is higher than the Illinois average age of 38 years. The median household income of the village also exceeds the state average. In 2017, the median household income in Orland Park was $88,659, while the median for the state of Illinois was $62,992. The estimated per capita income in this city was estimated at $44,690 in 2017. As of 2017, 4.3% of the residents were estimated to be living in poverty. The incidence of poverty was found to be higher in American Indian and Hispanic, or Latin residents. For people moving to Orland Park with kids, the average household size in 2017 was 2.71, while the average family size was 3.16
Orland Park Living Costs
A critical piece of information to consider before moving to Orland Park is the cost of living and employment avenues. The living cost in the village is slightly higher than the average in the USA. The cost of living index in March 2019 in Orland Park was 102.7, which is slightly higher than the national average of 100. The median gross rent in the village in 2017 was $1,213. After moving to Orland Park, if you plan to buy a house, it may cost you substantially higher than many other places in Illinois.
The high cost of buying a house in Orland Park is an indirect result of the area turning into a major retail hub. The sweeping residential subdivisions surrounded by lakes and wooded areas also add to the premium pricing. In 2017, the estimated median house value in the village was $301,993, as compared to $195,300 in the rest of the state. Since the economy of Orland Park is dominated by retail and finance, most of the employment opportunities are in the service sectors. Schools, shopping malls, restaurants, and other local businesses like home improvement services are the major employers in Orland Park.
Orland Park Food, Arts & Entertainment
It doesn’t matter if you are moving to Orland Park with kids or alone as the food, arts, and entertainment throughout the city accommodates all. The location of Orland Park in the vicinity of Chicago has helped the village become a major retail center. The transformation of the village has made it worth moving to Orland Park. With a lively dining and entertainment sector, you will never run out of options in Orland Park.
Whether you are a lover of Italian cuisine or have a taste for seafood, Orland Park has cuisine to suit all appetites. Being a suburb of Chicago means you can find a unique twist on hotdogs and pizza. Be sure to try a Chicago deep dish pizza or a Chicago style hotdog when visiting. A majority of the locals define the burgeoning food scene in Orland Park as ‘warm and soul-comforting.’ Orland Park has a wide variety of restaurants, so you are sure to find something that accommodates your taste palate.
A mix of Mexican, Chinese, Japanese, Asian, and other cuisine makes the place unique. Dine-in for scrumptious grilled calamari at Osteria Ottimo or try out their fresh Seafood Linguini; the dishes offered at this restaurant will make your taste buds tingle. You can also find numerous Japanese restaurants in the area which are spearheaded by some of the amazing Japanese chefs of the town.
Any guide to moving to Orland Park, Illinois would be incomplete without the mention of Fuji Japanese Steak House. Patrons can relax in Fuji’s old fashioned-carpeted lounge while receiving service. Another popular Japanese joint is Wu’s House.
If you love to have Mexican food, Uncle Julio’s will surely fulfill your craving. The fresh salsa and Guacamole is the talk of the town. Uncle Julio’s is known for using fresh herbs and authentic spices to create delicious traditional Mexican cuisine. One of the most notable establishments in the village is the Q Restaurant. The food at the restaurant reflects the owner’s Vietnamese heritage. They serve Asian fusion food with a hint of French and American influences.
The Orland Park History Museum is an educational and family-friendly attraction that features exhibits related to the city’s history. A leisurely walk in the town center also tells a lot about the village’s roots. Orland Park also has a number of theatres for a weekend dose of entertainment. Some of the popular movie theatres are Marcus Orland Park Cinema, Dream Lounger, and Marcus Country Club Hills Cinema.
Orland Park Sports & Leisure
Even if you are moving to Orland Park alone, you will find the place to your liking. A major reason is the plenty of leisure and entertainment options available the city has to offer. There are over 60 parks along with multiple sports complexes and nature trails in Orland Park. The focal point for water activities in Orland Park is the 192-acre Centennial Park Aquatic Center. The park has six water slides, a play area for children, and one of the largest public swimming pools in the area. In recent years, the aquatic center has undergone multiple renovations to add new facilities such as outdoor sand volleyball courts.Adjoining the aquatic center is Lake Sedgewick, spread over an area of 95 acres. One can fish, hike, kayak, or stroll through the nature trails around the lake. The Sportsplex on 159th Street is the largest indoor sports complex in the city. Along with three indoor basketball courts and a soccer field, the complex also has an indoor running track. One can learn rock climbing on the 35-foot rock wall or workout with a personal trainer in the sports complex. Winter sports lovers can head to the Winter Wonderland Ice Rink in the Centennial Center. The ice rink is operational between November and March.
Orland Park Transportation
Orland Park is well-connected through the highway as well as the railroad services. Regular weekday and weekend rail services are available at Orland Park’s three stops on Metra’s Southwest Service. Like most American towns and villages, Orland Park is oriented towards automobile transportation. It is hemmed on most sides by major highways. The I-80 forms the southern border of the village, while La Grange Road is the major north-south thoroughfare. The Illinois Route 43 touches the eastern border of Orland Park and US Route 6 passes near the southern border of the village.
Orland Park Economy
Orland Park is one of the fastest-growing suburbs in the larger Chicago metropolitan area. Served by major transportation links, the village has witnessed a rapid growth in commercial establishments over the years. The opening of the Orland Park Crossing and Orland Square Mall has led to an influx of shoppers and other visitors. The economy of the village is largely a mix of retail, finance, and healthcare services. The Orland Square Mall is a major attraction for the people living in the vicinity of the city. It also serves a large number of people coming from outside Orland Park. A decade ago, Andrew Corp was one of the largest manufactures operating from Orland Park. The company manufactured hardware and communication equipment from a 100-acre site in Orland Park. After the relocation of Andre Corp’s factory to Joliet, Orland Park has largely turned into a retail and residential area.
If you are moving to Orland Park, you may be welcomed by a new downtown area as the village is moving forward with the development of a downtown area known as the Downtown Triangle District. The project is in the final stages of development. Currently, the biggest employers in Orland Park are educational institutes and departmental stores like Macy’s and Target. The Consolidated High School District employs 920 people, while the Orland School District employs 737 people. Other major employers are J. C. Penney with 325 people on its payroll and Macy’s and Target with 200 each.
Orland Park Education
If you are moving to Orland Park with kids, the availability of good schools is a non-negotiable factor to take into account. A number of primary, secondary, and higher education institutes operate in Orland Park. The village is served by four grammar school districts—Orland School District, Community Consolidated School District, Palos School District, and Kirby School District. Orland Park is home to some reputable high schools like Carl Sandburg High School, Victor J. Andrew High School, and Amos Alonzo Stagg High School. The Sandburg school has won a number of sports prizes at different competitive levels over the years. The city is served by auxiliary campuses of some major higher education institutes. Both St. Xavier University and Robert Morris University have satellite campuses in Orland Park. Due to the presence of a large number of educational institutions, over 60% of Orland Park households have at least one member with a bachelor’s degree.
Making the Move to Orland Park
The location of Orland Park in close proximity to Chicago, one of the largest cities in the world, gives it a unique advantage. Residents can enjoy a peaceful life in the suburbs, while also gaining access to facilities available in Chicago. With a well-developed service sector, finding the best moving companies in Orland Park is never an issue. A proportional mix of spacious residential, shopping, leisure and outdoor areas makes moving to Orland Park a rewarding experience. Ample employment and educational opportunities also make Orland Park a compelling residential destination.