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July 16, 2014

Cullinan Properties said that Noodles & Company will be opening a new restaurant in November at the Levee District in East Peoria, Illinois.

East Peoria, Ill. -- Cullinan Properties said that Noodles & Company will be opening a new restaurant in November at the Levee District in East Peoria, Illinois.

July 9, 2014

McDonald’s Restaurants of Peoria/Bloomington will join the East Peoria Levee District with the opening of a new restaurant in September.

East Peoria, Illinois — McDonald’s Restaurants of Peoria/Bloomington will join the East Peoria Levee District with the opening of a new restaurant in September.

Local owner-operator Scott Bandy will be overseeing the construction of the restaurant, with plans to include a modern exterior and dual drive-thru lanes. Interior features include a dual-point ordering system with new split counter function, free Wi-Fi, and digital menu boards.

May 1, 2014

Year five and, once again, too few square feet in ground-up shopping center construction to rank the “Fastest-Growing Developers” as has been the Chain Store Age tradition for the 20 years prior.

Today, developers seem fated to redevelop and expand existing centers, develop 300,000-sq.-ft. to 600,000-sq.-ft. outlet centers and perhaps add an occasional grocery-anchored infill center.

December 6, 2013

Called The Levee District, the 86-acre new downtown going up in East Peoria, Ill., will include 500,000 sq. ft. of retail and restaurant space as well as office, hotel and civic components.

Peoria, Ill. — Called The Levee District, the 86-acre new downtown going up in East Peoria, Ill., will include 500,000 sq. ft. of retail and restaurant space as well as office, hotel and civic components.

Four new retailers recently inked leases for space in The Levee District.

Construction is well underway on a 10,400-sq.-ft. space next to Gordmans to be occupied by Shoe Dept Encore. The new store plans to open in the spring of 2014.

September 16, 2013

Maui Wowi Hawaiian plans to open a shop in Northwoods Mall in Peoria, Ill.

Greenwood Village, Colo. — Maui Wowi Hawaiian plans to open a shop in Northwoods Mall in Peoria, Ill. Slated to open in early October, the new Maui Wowi franchise shop will continue the brand’s expansion in Illinois.

Maui Wowi currently has more than 450 operating units in seven countries.

August 21, 2013

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers will open its first location in Peoria, Ill., on Sept. 2.

Greenwood Village, Colo. — Red Robin Gourmet Burgers will open its first location in Peoria, Ill., on Sept. 2. To help celebrate the grand opening, Red Robin will donate the new restaurant’s sales of Freckled Lemonade for the first week of operations to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to finding cures for all kids with cancer.

May 30, 2013

A New Jersey Mike’s Subs will open this summer at The Levee District at East Peoria, in Peoria, Ill.

Peoria, Ill. -- A New Jersey Mike’s Subs will open this summer at The Levee District at East Peoria, in Peoria, Ill.

The 1,500-sq.-ft. location will be the company’s third to open in Central Illinois, joining locations in Springfield and Champaign.

Family Dental Care of East Peoria will also debut a new practice, slated to open July 31. Tequila’s Mexican Bar & Grill and GNC are open for business at The Levee District and grand opening plans are underway for Ross Dress for Less, Potbelly Sandwich Shop and Red Robin.

March 19, 2013

Cullinan Properties announced it has officially opened its Levee District at East Peoria Downtown, in Peoria, Ill.

Peoria, Ill. -- Cullinan Properties announced it has officially opened its Levee District at East Peoria Downtown, in Peoria, Ill.

Joining anchor stores Costco, Target, Gordmans, ULTA Beauty and Ross Dress for Less at the shopping center are Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Potbelly Sandwich Shop, both slated to open this summer.

GNC will open a new store on May 8 at The Levee District, which encompasses over 86 acres that will include 500,000 sq. ft. of retail and restaurant space, as well as office, hotel and civic components.

 

September 19, 2012

Target Corp. said it will open a store in East Peoria, Ill., in March 2013.

Minneapolis -- Target Corp. said it will open a store in East Peoria, Ill., in March 2013.

The store will be part of the 86-acre East Peoria Downtown development. This will be the first Target store in East Peoria.

 

April 17, 2012

On the banks of the Missouri River, in the northwest corner of the greater St. Louis metropolitan area, historic St. Charles is home to more than 65,000 people. At the gateway to this fast-growing area, a “mini-city” is emerging: The Streets of St. Charles, developed by Cullinan Properties of Peoria, Ill., will deliver an enticing 1 million-sq.-ft. mixed-use community.

September 29, 2011

As part of our in-depth coverage of mixed-use developments – see the October 2011 issue of Chain Store Age – we talked with Rob Wetherald, VP development for Peoria, Ill.-based Cullinan Properties, Ltd., owner and developer of the Streets of St. Charles mixed-use project in metro St. Louis, about how the format draws, and supports, retail.

How important are design and amenities to today’s mixed-use projects, especially with regard to the retail component?

September 30, 2008

Trends in mixed-use don’t reflect an over-night change. In fact, as with other development...

September 30, 2007

“There are two types of shopping,” explained Nick Wibbenmeyer, senior manager of investments for Jacksonville,...