Friday, September 21, 2012
An interactive map helps you keep up on a few major projects in Wheaton, including Mariano's Fresh Market, Walgreens, Wheaton 121, Aveda, Bricks Pizza and Warren's Ale House.
Patch has been keeping up with development projects in Wheaton, as they've gone before the zoning board and City Council, broken ground and been under construction. Here is a timeline of what residents will see open in Wheaton: Bricks Pizza, 103 E. Front St. Aveda, 109 N. Main St. Warren's Ale House, 51 Town Square Walgreens, 2191 Roosevelt Rd. Wheaton 121, 121 N. Cross St. Mariano's (Hubble), 625 Main St. The map is interactive, meaning you can zoom in, zoom out, or move it around to see all the plotted points. Floating your cursor over one of the markers will give you the name of the new business. Double clicking on the marker will give you more information. There are plenty of ways to keep up with Wheaton news:
Monday, September 10, 2012
District 200 closes on sale. Asbestos removal starts tomorrow and construction on the gyms will begin next week.
District 200 today closed on the sale of the old Hubble school property in Wheaton. The district accepted the offer of $5,000,200 from developer Bradford Equities, LLC last summer. Bradford plans to build a Mariano's Fresh Market on the site at the corner of Naperville and Roosevelt roads, and will begin asbestos removal at the site tomorrow, developers said. District 200 Superintendent Dr. Harris said in a statement, “We are very happy to be finally closing the sale of this property. We are looking forward to the redevelopment opportunity.” Board President Rosemary Swanson called the closing, “an important milestone for our district and its communities.” The property was scheduled to close Friday, Sept. 7, but was delayed due to a …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Construction in Hubble gyms will begin Sept. 17.
The Wheaton Park District board approved a $2,236,700 bid Wednesday night for construction work at the old Hubble school site, plus a $30,000 bonus to expedite the project for a January 1, 2013 completion, parks director Mike Benard said Thursday. Have you liked Wheaton Patch on Facebook yet? The park district has partnered with Bradford Equities, LLC, the developer buying the District 200 property and building a Mariano's Fresh Market at the corner of Naperville and Roosevelt roads. The park district will buy a portion of the Hubble school building from Bradford for $3 million to maintain its gym and outdoor recreation space. Benard said construction on the park district's portion of the property will begin Monday, Sept. 17. The park …
Bradford Equities will close on the old Hubble school property with District 200 this Friday.
Bradford Equities will close on the old Hubble school property with District 200 this Friday, Sep. 7, and begin asbestos removal Monday, Sep. 10, developers said Wednesday. With plans to build a Mariano's Fresh Market at the corner of Naperville and Roosevelt roads in Wheaton, Bradford will purchase the property from Community Unit School District 200 for $5,000,200. Bradford CFO Chad Jones said he expects Mariano's will open in October 2013. Bradford bought the Hubble property from District 200 last summer. The Wheaton Park District partnered with the developer, and will buy a portion of the property to maintain its gym and outdoor recreation space. The Wheaton Park District will buy part of the Hubble school building from Bradford for $3…
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Park district plans to approve construction bid, final agreement with developer Wednesday before closing on future Mariano's Fresh Market property.
The Hubble deal is scheduled to close next week. The Wheaton Park District scheduled a special board meeting for Wednesday, Sep. 5, to finalize its agreement with Bradford Equities to divvy up the park district's portions of the property. The board will also award a construction contract for work in the school's gyms, parks Executive Director Mike Benard said Thursday. Like Wheaton Patch on Facebook. Then, sign up for our free daily newsletter. With plans to build a Mariano's Fresh Market at the corner of Naperville and Roosevelt roads in Wheaton, developer Bradford Equities will purchase the property from Community Unit School District 200 for $5,000,200. Bradford bought the Hubble property District 200 last summer. The Wheaton Park …
Monday, August 13, 2012
Developers are waiting on permits to demolish the former Hubble school and build a Mariano's Fresh Market on the property.
Developers planning to build a Mariano's Fresh Market in Wheaton hope to close on the old Hubble school property and begin demolition work in the next two weeks. Chad Jones, CFO of Bradford Real Estate, who said last month the deal should close by the end of July, said Bradford is still waiting on permits for the site from the county. He said in an email the close will take place "hopefully sooner" than two weeks. Bradford bought the Hubble property, at the corner of Naperville and Roosevelt roads, from Community Unit School District 200 last summer for $5,000,200. The Wheaton Park District partnered with the developer, and will buy a portion of the property to maintain its gym and outdoor recreation space. "The city staff engineers have …
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Bradford Equities LLC now has until Aug. 11 to get its affairs in order for the development of the former Hubble school property in downtown Wheaton. Bradford plans to bring a Mariano's Fresh Market to the site.
Thursday, April 12, 2012
The developer planning to build a Mariano's Fresh Market in downtown Wheaton was given a 120-day extension to fulfill all requirements of the development Wednesday night, Triblocal reported Thursday. Community Unit School District 200 accepted an offer of $5,000,200 from Bradford Equities LLC for the former Hubble school property last June. The City of Wheaton in March approved the developer's planned unit development (PUD) for the site. According to Triblocal, Bradford now has until Aug. 11 to obtain approvals from the Illinois Department of Transportation and DuPage County. District 200 Superintendent Dr. Brian Harris said he expects to close on the site by July 4. Click to read the story on Triblocal. Here's a recap of the journey to a …
Thursday, April 5, 2012
Park District gets property at Main and Roosevelt in exchange with developer.
It took all of four minutes for the Wheaton Park District board to formally agree to exchange land parcels with the developer of the old Hubble school site. During a special meeting held Wednesday night, the board approved a move to trade its Central Park property to Bradford Equities in exchange for land it owns at Main Street and Roosevelt Road. The swap is part of the larger proposal to redevelop the Hubble property. Bradford Equities bought the property from the Wheaton school district last year with plans to build a Mariano's Fresh Market at Roosevelt and Naperville roads. The Wheaton City Council approved a development proposal in March. Also in its part of the Hubble deal, the park district plans to purchase a portion of the Hubble …
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
City Council passes ordinance and permit for development at former Hubble school site.
Wheaton City Council on Monday approved a zoning ordinance and a permit for a planned unit development (PUD) at the former Hubble school property, where developers plan to build a Mariano's Fresh Market. The PUD approval ends negotiations between developer Bradford Equities, LLC, the Wheaton Park District and the City of Wheaton that determined how the site will be developed. The Wheaton Park District partnered with Bradford when the developer bought the property from Community Unit School District 200 in June. The park district will buy a portion of the property from Bradford to preserve the building's gyms and outdoor athletic spaces. Rosemary Swanson, president of the District 200 Board of Education, said during public comment Monday …
Monday, February 27, 2012
City Council will review staff recommendations for conditions of approval for the redevelopment of the old Hubble school site at a continued public hearing Monday, Feb. 27.
Wheaton city officials will meet for a second public hearing tonight to review staff recommendations for the planned unit development (PUD) of the old Hubble school site, where developer Bradford Equities, LLC plans to build a Mariano's Fresh Market. Of 17 conditions staff recommended as changes to the PUD before the first, Feb. 13 hearing, three remain as discussion, or "policy questions" for City Council. They include: construction of public sidewalks, road improvements and decorative street lighting, according to a city memo. According to the Feb. 22 memo, council will address the following issues: 1. The applicant (Bradford) shall construct a public sidewalk along the north side of the grocery store private roadway between Naperville …