Development would include a Mariano's Fresh Market, a bank, residential units and more
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Amy Johnson
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Plans to develop the old Avon property with a grocery store, apartments and several other retail businesses are in the works. Glenview officials entered into an agreement this month that would help fund infrastructure improvements for the property. Trustees agreed to a memorandum of understanding, granting the developer up to $3.5 million in TIF funds for the property that would pay for traffic improvements surrounding the property, where the Avon distribution center closed in 2010. As proposed, a Mariano’s Fresh Market would anchor the property. It would also include 30,000 square feet of additional retail space, including a bank on the south end of the property. This is the second proposal for a grocery store approved by village …
Village officials approved a 10-year lease for a new Heinen's grocery store on the former Dominick's site.
Downtown Glenview is expected to have a new grocery store in place by June 2014. Village trustees last week unanimously approved a 10-year lease for a new Heinen’s grocery store on the former Dominick’s site at 1020 Waukegan Road. Village officials say the addition of Heinen’s on the three-acre parcel will be great for downtown redevelopment in Glenview. “We’ve waited a long time for something to happen on this site,” said Glenview Village President Kerry Cummings. “We certainly hope this will be a catalyst for redevelopment of the downtown. “Were very excited about this,” she said. Want more local business news? Sign up for our free newsletter. The Dominick’s store closed in April 2007, after 42 years in the community. The village …