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LA Fitness to open in former Ultra Foods in Wheaton

August 20, 2019

California-based LA Fitness intends to occupy about 40,000 square feet of the former discount supermarket, joining a bevy of fitness centers that have partially or entirely filled retail vacancies from Arlington Heights to Carol Stream.

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Glitzing up the waiting room

February 22, 2019

The Clark isn’t a chic new bistro. It’s Swedish Covenant Health’s Instagram-worthy outpatient clinic. Beyond the gilt-edged waiting room are nine exam rooms and a phlebotomy lab, among other traditional, yet posh, health center fixtures. The 3,500-square-foot clinic, scheduled to open Feb. 28, is just one example of a trend that’s sweeping the health care industry.

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Macy’s sells, will close 2 suburban furniture stores

December 20, 2018

“These are tremendous opportunities on several acres of land to do new retail development, new restaurants,” says the leader of the venture that paid $26 million for the stores near Woodfield Mall and Oakbrook Center.

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A $15 Million Portillo’s, The First On Northwest Side, Could Open By End Of 2019

November 20, 2018

The first Portillo’s on the city’s Northwest Side could be open by the end of next year, according to representatives for the restaurant chain. The chain, famous for its cake shakes, Italian beef sandwiches and hot dogs, wants to open its third city location at 3357 W. Addison St., which is currently being used as a taxi outlet.

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Portillo’s could be heading to Chicago’s Avondale neighborhood

October 25, 2018

Portillo’s might open a restaurant in Chicago’s Avondale neighborhood, the local alderman said this week.

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Milwaukee Avenue Corridor Remains One Of Chicago’s Hottest

September 13, 2018

Once a street marked by considerable blight, the Milwaukee Avenue corridor bloomed in recent years as a nexus of residential and commercial development.

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GW Properties approved for apartments, retail overlooking 606 in Bucktown

GW Properties scored initial city approval to build a six-story complex with 109 apartments and 9,000 square feet of retail space overlooking the 606 Trail in Bucktown.

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Sabatino’s buyer also developer of Swedish Bakery, other longtime Chicago restaurants

August 30, 2018

When Sabatino’s owners announced last week that the restaurant will close Dec. 23 after 49 years, Angelo Pagni said he and his brother, co-owner Enzo, did not know what would happen to the property in Old Irving Park.

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GW Properties buys Logan Square Hollander building; plans redevelopment

August 29, 2018

GW Properties acquired a five-story brick building near the California CTA Blue Line station in the heart of Logan Square, where company principals envision a mixed-use office and retail redevelopment.

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GW Properties in Crain’s Chicago Business

March 12, 2015

GW Properties was recently featured in an article in Crain’s Chicago Business that highlights plans to renovate a block of Lincoln Avenue.

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