Approved Development Projects
The following development projects have been approved by the Village Board and are at varying stages of permitting or construction.
Barrington Square Animal Hospital
The Village has approved an expansion of the building and parking lot onto the adjacent vacant lot at 2370 / 2400 W. Higgins Road. The building exterior will be remodeled to include hardiplank siding and stone accents. The hospital will add overnight boarding, grooming, and dog day care services. The site will include a fenced outdoor dog exercise area. A detention basin will be constructed behind the building and landscaping will be installed throughout the property.
National Archives Temporary Facility
The Village has approved a National Archives and Records Administration facility at 2500 W. Golf Road. NARA is proposing to operate a receiving, processing, and archiving facility to prepare the items that will be placed in the Barack Obama Presidential Center (a library and other buildings) to be constructed in Chicago. The temporary office and storage use of the former Plunkett Furniture building is approved for up to a six year term through September 2022.
Adesa Auto Auction
Plans have been approved for a wholesale vehicle auction facility on an approximately 65 acre site at the northwest corner of Beverly Road and Prairie Stone Parkway. The facility is designed for operable vehicles to be exchanged between licensed sellers and buyers; it is not open to the general public. The facility will consist of a main "arena" building (with offices, a cafeteria, and live auction lanes) plus accessory buildings for vehicle check-in, inspections, car wash, repairs, etc. The majority of the property would be paved and striped for vehicle storage. Construction on the property is underway.
An office and light manufacturing building is proposed at the northeast corner of Central Road and AT&T Center Drive along Interstate 90 for Trumpf, a high-technology company that produces machine tools, lasers, and electronics for industrial applications. The building will be approximately 56,300 square feet and will have approximately 20 employees with room for future expansion. Construction on the property is underway.
Now open! A new indoor entertainment center has opened at 2575 Pratum Avenue in the Poplar Creek at 59/90 Entertainment District. The facility includes bowling, billiards, laser tag, ropes course, and more than 100 virtual and interactive games, as well as meeting rooms, dining options, and a full service bar. The building is approximately 50,000 square feet. A smaller adjacent lot has been reserved for a future development.
Duluth Trading Company
Now open! The retail building is located at the northeast corner of Hoffman Boulevard and Pratum Avenue in the Poplar Creek at 59/90 Entertainment District. The store is approximately 14,500 square feet and specializes in work gear and clothing.
Muller's Acura has been approved to expand their auto dealership to the former Dover Straits property at the southwest corner of Golf Road and Gannon Drive. The property will be used as the main facility for the dealership. After the new facility is completed the existing facility at the southeast corner of Higgins Road and Gannon Drive (photo at right) will be used primarily for used car sales. The new building on Golf Road will include an approximately 32,000 square foot showroom, service center, and outdoor car display. Construction on the property is underway.
Culver's / BP / 7-Eleven
A new Culver's restaurant attached to a BP gas station and 7-Eleven convenience store has been approved near the southwest corner of Route 59 and Hoffman Boulevard. The Culver's will include a dining area and drive-through. This will be the first gas station near the Route 59 interchange with I-90. Construction on the property is underway.
Projects In The Works
The Development Services Department is reviewing a variety of plans for development or redevelopment. The meeting agendas and minutes for projects that have been scheduled for review by the Planning & Zoning Commission can be found here, and agendas and minutes for the Village Board can be found here. Check back for updates on these future projects.
- Dunkin Donuts / Baskin Robbins - a restaurant with drive thru is proposed as an out-lot in front of the Huntington Plaza West Shopping Center located at 1600-1650 W. Algonquin Road. The Village Board approved a conceptual plan for the site on October 10, 2016. The applicant is preparing the final plans for the project, which will be reviewed at subsequent public meetings.
- Poplar Commons - the shopping center at 2306-2336 W. Hassell Road is proposing site improvements including curbed landscape islands, an updated façade, a reconstructed parking lot, new dumpster enclosures, and other exterior improvements.
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Page last updated: 10/14/16