Art Van Furniture largest of new stores coming to Downers Grove Art Van Furniture will open a store at 1021 Butterfield Road in Downers Grove. By Annemarie Mannion, Chicago Tribune June 18, 2015 The village of Downers Grove has some good news on the retail front. Three chains are opening new stores in the village.

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 11, 2015     Lt. Governor Sanguinetti to Speak at DGEDC Annual Luncheon               DOWNERS GROVE, IL- The Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation (DGEDC) announced today that Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti will be the Keynote Speaker at the DGEDC Annual Luncheon on June 18.  The event will be held at the

Michaels Signs Lease in Downers Grove The location is expected to open August 2015.   By MORGAN SEARLES (Patch Staff)June 10, 2015   Michaels signed a lease for a 19,940 square-foot location in Finley Square at the northeast corner of Butterfield and Finley Roads in Downers Grove. The center is anchored by Bed Bath & Beyond, PetSmart

WGN Radio in Downers Grove

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Mayor Martin Tully and Michael Cassa, President and CEO of the DGEDC, were two of the featured guests on the Roe Conn Show on WGN during their “Hometown Voices” visit to Downers Grove. Click to listen

February 04, 2015 Fresh Thyme to move HQ to Downers Grove By Micah Maidenberg Chicago Tribune An organic grocer that plans an ambitious expansion across the Midwest has inked deals for two more Chicago-area stores as it prepares to move its headquarters to Downers Grove from Phoenix. As its expansion ramps up, the grocer will shift

Good Samaritan Hospital announces $78 million addition

Announcement made at annual EDC luncheon

Published: Tuesday, July 2, 2014 11:55 a.m. CDT


DOWNERS GROVE – Advocate Health Care plans to build a $78 million expansion of its Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove later this year, hospital president Dave Fox announced Thursday at the Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation’s annual luncheon.
Good Samaritan’s parent company, Advocate Healthcare, also received one of three 2014 Cornerstone Awards given at the luncheon to businesses that completed impactful economic development projects in Downers Grove in the last year.

By Dawn Rhodes, Tribune reporter 5:33 PM CDT, March 26, 2014   Angelo Caputo’s Fresh Markets is set to open its newest location at the former Dominick’s in Downers Grove this spring, the company announced this week. The Carol Stream-based company is planning to open at 42 Ogden Avenue. It would be the chain’s eighth store.

Sharpie Maker Pens Downers Grove Lease

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By Ryan Ori March 25, 2014 The maker of Sharpie and Paper Mate pens inked an office lease for some of the former Sara Lee Corp. headquarters space in Downers Grove. Pen maker Sanford L.P., a division of Atlanta-based Newell Rubbermaid Inc., signed a full-floor lease for 55,874 square feet at Esplanade II, 3500 Lacey

DOWNERS GROVE – Five years after the recession, the business and economic climate in Downers Grove continued to improve in 2013 with dozens of new businesses opening or relocating to the village in the last 12 months. New faces in Downers Grove ranged from major corporate headquarters to new boutiques downtown and restaurants and auto

Downers Grove is preparing to bring yet another luxury car dealership to town, luring the business with the village’s much-utilized sales-tax rebate agreement.