Heritage Harbor Ottawa is a marina resort community located at the gateway to Starved Rock Country in LaSalle County, Illinois and only ninety minutes from downtown Chicago.
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What makes Heritage Harbor special?
Located at the gateway to Starved Rock Country, Heritage Harbor is more than elegant homes, a world-class marina, and resort amenities. We feature year-round recreation, incomparable natural beauty and access to boundless adventures.
Whether you're a full-time resident or you spend the weekends at your vacation cottage, Heritage Harbor will be a place to call home. It's a special place where you can re-connect with your family, make new friends and forge lasting memories.
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People have been drawn to the richness of Starved Rock Country for generations. Heritage Harbor Ottawa is located in a region that is famous for unique outdoor recreational opportunities and abundant natural resources, with a nostalgic reverence for a less complicated way of life and a sense of community lacking in bigger towns and cities.
Heritage Harbor is a special place...especially if you are looking to engage, explore and expand your horizons. If you are seeking a connection to something that seems timeless while yearning to explore new activities, experiences that fit your passions are waiting for you when you come home to Heritage Harbor.
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As the former CEO and chairman of Resource Information Management Systems, Inc. in Naperville, Illinois, Tom Heimsoth was at the helm of a national leader in health-care software and outsourcing services for many years. In 2000, he sold the company to The TriZetto Group (Nasdaq TZIX). He stayed with TriZetto until 2002, when he retired to pursue his interest in real estate development and investment. He has been involved in these activities for years, but only on a part-time basis.
Continuing his record of building solid businesses, Tom now owns several entities successfully invested in real estate, but Tom is involved full-time in Heritage Harbor. He was always interested in developing a marina-based resort community in partnership with his son Jeff, who owns and operates marine dealerships in Illinois. Heritage Harbor not only represents the achievement of that goal, it's their pride and joy.
It's a chance to protect, and even enhance, a place of stunning natural beauty. It's a chance to make charming Ottawa a synonym for great vacations. A chance to give Chicagoland at least one getaway that isn't far away. A chance to give families a lifetime of warm and wonderful memories. It's a legacy. Heritage Harbor, a legacy...of the very best kind.