Sharpie Maker Pens Downers Grove Lease

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 by

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.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 19,2013 DGEDC MOVES OFFICE TO DOWNTOWN DOWNERS GROVE DOWNERS GROVE, IL- The Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation (DGEDC) and the Downers Grove Visitors Bureau have moved their office to downtown Downers Grove. The DGEDC is now located in the Charles Place building at 5159 Mochel, one block south of Curtiss. The new DGEDC office

Art Van Furniture is poised to call Downers Grove home, as the village council signed off on a tax-incentive agreement to bring the Michigan-based chain to town.

The friendly demeanor of Downers Grove folks, combined with top-notch education and low crime rate make it the 8th best Illinois city to call “home,” according to real estate company Movoto.

Story Printed from ChicagoBusiness.com   Jerry Kleiner opens Latin eatery in Downers Grove By Meghan Morris October 22, 2013 Longtime Chicago restaurateur Jerry Kleiner opened a Latin-themed restaurant in Downers Grove Oct. 15 with little fanfare. The restaurant, Barbakoa, in a former Buona Beef on Butterfield Road, mixes global Spanish influences , with a menu

The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) has opened its new Institute for Training and Technology (IT&T) in Downers Grove, Illinois. The $20 million 42,000 square foot state-of-the-art gastrointestinal endoscopy training facility and ASGE world headquarters uses cutting-edge technologies to foster the development, training and adoption of new techniques in order to enhance physician skills and advance patient care. ASGE recently held an opening event to introduce the facility to members, donors and the local community.

S&P Raises Downers Grove Rating to AAA

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 by

The Village of Downers Grove has received a AAA bond rating from Standard & Poor’s (S&P), the highest rating issued by the agency. The ratings upgrade from AA+ came as the Village sought to refinance its 2005 series bonds.

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