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.

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.

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.

Downers Grove Approves New Starbuck’s

Wednesday, 11 September 2013 by

Mega-chain Starbucks is building another coffee shop in Downers Grove, following the village council’s unanimous approval. The Sept. 9 vote clears the path for what would be the third Starbucks to locate in town.

More than 200 community members, local dignitaries, healthcare professionals, and University officials were on hand as Midwestern University unveiled its new $113 million Multispecialty Clinic in Downers Grove at a dedication ceremony and open house held on July 16, 2012. The 193,000 square-foot Multispecialty Clinic will provide a wide-range of healthcare services to the community and feature graduate healthcare students offering care under the close supervision of faculty mentors. A cornerstone of the facility is the state-of the-art Dental Institute, which offers high-quality dental care at about half the cost.

The Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation
and the Downers Grove Visitors Bureau today unveiled their new logos. The logos,
which were shown to more than 160 business and civic leaders at the DGEDC Annual
Luncheon at the DoubleTree Suites Hotel, were designed by the Maclyn Group.

On Friday, May 10th 2013 the new Shop and Save Market will open at 7241 Lemont Road, in the Downers Park Plaza. The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 10AM. The town is already excited and looking forward to visiting the new store, which will bring the international cuisine to the city of Downers Grove to appeal to both busy moms and avid foodies alike.

Downers Grove North ranked 36th out of 667 Illinois high schools, while South High placed 52nd, according to the annual list published by U.S. News and World Report.