Chicago, IL

JMR Express Moving and Storage will make your Chicago move stress-free.

Leave it to the professionals who have been in business for over 35 years. JMR Express Moving and Storage is a family-owned business whose reputation speaks for itself with a customer base that has grown and is extremely satisfied with our moving services.

Our moving consultants have many years experience in the industry and will greet you in a pleasant manner, provide excellent service and always advise you, keeping your requirements a priority. It is comforting knowing these high-caliber salespeople are competent, knowledgeable and have your best interests in mind. We pride ourselves in the many referrals we receive time and time again. Our solid reputation is built on the thousands of residential and commercial moves we’ve done over the years.

Our friendly movers will effortlessly and professionally transport your household furniture safely and promptly to your destination. We can also provide you with full packing services if needed. JMR Express Moving and Storage will always ensure that the greatest care is taken when packing and handling your personal belongings. Storage is another option we take care of whether it’s for a week or a year. Our storage facility is climate controlled, secure and clean.

JMR Express Moving and Storage guarantees you a quick, friendly and professional move. It would be our pleasure to assist you in making that move to Chicago.

Chicago Info:
JMR Express Moving and Storage handles trips between Montreal and Chicago, with stops in Ottawa, Toronto, Windsor and Detroit.

Chicago, known as ‘The Windy City’ , is the third-most populated city in the United States with nearly 2.9 million people. Chicago has been ranked as one of the most influential cities. It is the financial, economic and cultural capital of the Midwest and is acknowledged as a major transportation, business and architectural center.

The population of Chicago is cosmopolitan. Citizen’s speak over 100 different languages and contain a diverse range of people, culture and religious background. European ethnic groups contain the Germans, Italians and Polish. After the Great Chicago Fire, many Swedish carpenters helped rebuild the city, which led to the largest population of Swedish-Americans of any U.S. city.

Chicago’s metropolitan area recorded the greatest number of new and expanded corporations in the United States for the last four years. The city is also home to four major financial exchanges. Seen as a major convention destination, Chicago ranks third behind Las Vegas and Orlando for conventions hosted yearly.

Chicago is the birthplace of modern improvisational comedy and home for the renowned, Second City. Also known for its Chicago Blues, Chicago Jazz and Gospel. The strong tradition of music and musical influence has continued into contemporary styles and of course who could forget – the Hip Hop scene. The city is also home of the Oprah Winfrey Show which is hosted at Harpo Studios.

To reflect Chicago’s ethnic roots, it hosts a signature of foods which include the deep-dish pizza, Chicago hot dog and Italian Beef sandwiches. This windy city entertains many upscale ethnic dining establishments. These include ‘Greektown’, ‘Little Italy’, and ‘Chinatown’ near the South Side.

Take in the sights and enjoy Navy Pier, a 900m pier encompassing restaurants, shops, museums, auditoriums and a 150 ft tall Ferris wheel. The Oriental Institute, part of the University of Chicago, has en Extensive collection of ancient Egyptian and Eastern archaelogical artifacts.

The rebuilt section of Grant Park, Millennium Park, was planned for unveiling at the turn of the 21st century, but was delayed for several years. This wonderous park includes the original sculpture ‘Cloud Gate’ known as ‘The Beam’. When tourists face ‘The Bean’ and Lake Michigan, a curved image of the Chicago skyline is reflected back. It is absolutely breathtaking! Come experience the culture of Chicago. This is one city you will remember for years to come.

Helpful links if you’re moving to Chicago

This particular site offers a differentiated Curriculum for  Preschool, K-8 or grade 9-12 level of education. Visit for more information on Chicago’s public schooling.

Chicago’s Sport and Social Club will keep you busy whether you are looking for a league to play in or just an actitivity to pass the time. The largest organizer of coed recreational activities. Sign up today! Visit this site to book an activity.

Arts & Culture
There are many art galleries and art museums in the Chicago Area. Visit the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Contemporary Art or the Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum. Visit to find out more.

Chicago’s diversity in culture; ethnicity and artistic, reflects this city’s deep roots. You’ll find plenty of heritage sites to choose from. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, The Field Museum, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, to name a few. Visit this site

Not a dull moment will go by in Chicago. The entertainment possibilities are endless. Clubs, bars, theatres and large arena venues. Take in a comedy show or a musical production. Visit this site

Whaever your price range, you’ll find a directory of hotels and hotel reviews for Chicago. Visit this site

Restaurants & Dining
Chicago restaurants and suburban cuisine including African, Chinese, Japanese, Thai, BBQ, Polish, Greek, French, Italian, Kosher, Mexican, pizza or seafood. Visit this site and make your selection.

Chicago’s Suburbs & Regions
Peoria, Galesburg, Rockford, Springfield, Bloomington
Moving to or from Chicago is quite an adjustment.