Category: Economic Development

Trucking Co. Purchases Maywood-Owned Lot, Could Start Construction By Spring

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: The vacant village-owned lot at 1001 S. St. Charles Rd. in Maywood, which the village recently sold for $250,000. | Google Earth

The owner of a trucking company that is looking to build a new facility in Maywood said that he recently closed on the property and could break ground by spring.

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Broadview Moves Closer To Building Senior Housing

Sunday, February 10, 2019 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews

Featured image: A vacant lot on 17th Avenue in Broadview, which the village hopes is the future site of affordable housing for seniors and veterans. | Google Maps 

During a Feb. 4 regular meeting, the village of Broadview Board of Trustees approved a special use permit and a preliminary land lease deal necessary to allow Ross Financial Services to build a 70-unit, three-story affordable housing development for seniors and veterans at 2111 S. 17th Ave. in Broadview.

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Melrose Park Annexes Maywood Park Racetrack, Plans To Redevelop Site

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

The shuttered Maywood Park Racetrack, which is scheduled to be demolished later this year. | Courtesy Cushman & Wakefield

Melrose Park officials announced last month that the village has annexed the Maywood Park Racetrack located at 8600 W. North Ave., which closed in 2015 after filing a Chapter 11 bankruptcy, making way for a major redevelopment of the site that would entail demolishing some structures on the property.

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