Village of Bartlett, IL ...never far away
Village of Bartlett, IL ...never far away February 2008 Special points of interest: Retailers Wanted for Growing Area Bartlett has a new Prairie- style Metra commuter Whether you represent a national retailer or are a tant to the future of our community, Bartlett is station in its Downtown mom-and-pop operation, Bartlett has the right seeking developers and retail tenants that share that opened in December location for you. Our Village offers major commer- our vision for long-term success. 2007. cial thoroughfares, a charming revitalized down- town, a rapidly expanding business park and 13 Shopping centers can be found primarily along There is a major retail neighborhood shopping centers. Sutton Road (IL Route 59), Stearns Road, Army development site on the drawing board at the Trail Road and West Bartlett Road. Tenants fea- southwest corner of Why Bartlett? As you can see by reviewing the tured include Dominick’s Finer Foods, Jewel-Osco, Route 59 and Lake Street. demographic information inside, Bartlett has put the Home Depot, Starbucks Coffee, Oberweis up the rooftops at a rapid pace over the past fif- Dairy, CVS/Pharmacy, Wendy’s, Walgreens, The Village of Bartlett teen-plus years. Furthermore, Bartlett’s rooftops Blockbuster, McDonald’s, and many others. completed a special cen- houses young, affluent families, who currently sus in 2007, showing a travel to neighboring communities for many of Our charming, award-winning downtown area population of 41,402. their shopping and dining needs. Why not make offers a growing array of dining opportunities, an your next business expansion project into a town independent grocery store, several day spas and where you have a tremendous likelihood of salons, banking facilities and professional offices. Inside this issue: success? Bartlett Town Center is the new mixed-use devel- opment in the heart of downtown Bartlett. Space Recognizing that retail development, economic is now available—call Tony at 630.540.5940 for development and redevelopment are vitally impor- details. 2008 Economic 2 Indicators Bartlett Town 2 Center Westgate 2 Commons Route 59 & Lake 3 Street A Village with History, Harmony and Pride Woodland Hills 3 Bartlett family to grow into the lage’s website Professional Ctr. 16-square mile community of (www.village.bartlett.il.us) to more than 41,000 that it is to- learn more about new opportu- Fieldstone Place 3 day. nities in Bartlett. Bartlett’s motto of History, Har- mony and Pride summarizes the feelings that Village residents, elected and appointed officials Bartlett has come a long way. and staff have for this lovely Decades of progress have en- town. Explore the Economic abled a farm site owned by the Development section of the Vil- Page 2 Village of Bartlett, IL Economic Indicators Year Population Households with Children: 1980 13,254 50.5% 1990 19,373 Avg. Single Family Home 2000 36,706 Sale: $342,236 2005* 39,377 Median Age: 35.5 2007* 41,402 High-quality housing abounds throughout % with College Degree: * Special Census the Village of Bartlett 38.7% 13,520 Housing Units Median Family Income: Commercial development of over 700,000 square feet of $100,566 shopping centers % over $75,000: 68.3% 670-acre Brewster Creek Avg. Household Income: Business Park now home to $118,929 50+ businesses Paramount Properties and the Village of Bartlett seek high-quality tenants to fill the remainder of Bartlett Town Center the retail and office space in Bartlett Town Cen- Downtown Bartlett is small and intimate, however, ter. it is continuing to grow into a highly valued com- The new Metra station, serving 1,200 daily com- modity for miles around. muters, is now open directly north of Bartlett Today, Bartlett Town Center is still under construc- Town Center. tion, with the first six businesses up and running. La Dolce Vita restaurant and martini bar anchors the This mixed-use project including retail, office and residential uses, was the winner of the 2007 commercial portion, joined by Bartlett Vision Cen- Community Vision award from the Urban Land ter, Black Tie Affair day spa, Fitness Together, Clique Photography and The Wine Bin. Lux Clean- Institute. ers will be opening in the near future. Contact James Young of Paramount Properties at 630-513-8430 for leasing or purchasing details. Westgate Commons A new commercial development is up and running, just east of Route 59 along West Bartlett Road. Westgate Commons is a 48,000 square foot retail and office development along the rapidly developing West Bartlett Road Corridor. Many businesses have recently opened at Westgate Commons including a family restaurant, a veterinarian, a convenience store, a salon and several service providers. Space is available at this highly attractive center for a number of retailers, including home furnishings, clothing, pet supplies, and more. Contact Brian Buoy of StoneLeat Properties at 630-587-5900 for leasing or pur- chasing details. February 2008 Page 3 Southwest Corner of Route 59 & Lake A team of major Chicago area develop- ers is teaming up to develop the Village of Bartlett’s third Tax Increment Fi- nancing District. A general description of the property is a 50- to 60-acre development site at the southwest corner of IL Route 59 and Lake Street (Route 20). This will be a major retail site serving more than 214,000 residents with an average household income of $77,000 within a five-mile radius. Retailers looking to expand into a highly of Mid-America Development Partners visible location in a growing, affluent at 630-954-7355 to learn more about market need to contact Andy Robbins this exciting opportunity. Woodland Hills Professional Center Construction is com- by its highly visible loca- pleted on a Class A tion. 25,000 square foot pro- fessional office building at Contact Isaac Danon of the southwest corner of Real Estate Consultants, Route 59 & Schick Road. Inc. for leasing details at 630-942-7000. Woodland Hills offers stunning architectural features along with the excellent access provided Fieldstone Place seeking tenants Fieldstone Place is a new shopping center set to break ground in 2008 on the west side of Route 59 between Schick Road and Army Trail Road. This high- profile center with attractive architecture serves over 200,000 residents within a five-mile radius and is adjacent to the Village of Wayne, the City of West Chicago and the Village of Carol Stream in addition to the 40,000+ residents of Bartlett. Call Robert Erney at 630-483-1034 for details or learn more about the center at www.fieldstone-place.com. Bartlett Economic Development Bartlett provides a great opportunity for new and expanding retailers and restaurants to succeed in their business plans. We offer an attractive and progressive community in a growing, affluent area. Retail opportunities can be found throughout the Village, from modern commercial centers to quaint downtown storefronts. The Department of Community Development welcomes the opportunity to work with your business during every step of the development process, from site research and selection to final occupancy and beyond. Contact Tony Fradin at (630) 540-5940 for additional information or to schedule a meeting or tour of the Village. Our Economic Development Coordinator has access to information that may interest you, including: Sites available for sale or lease Demographic data and market profiles for 1, 3, and 5-mile market rings. ESRI demographics for downtown and other major com- mercial areas. Traffic data for specific corridors. Applicable zoning regulations, the development process and application forms. Information on upcoming development projects, Village policies, and new business opportunities. Never Far Away from a Great Location! The Village of Bartlett is strategically located in Chi- cago’s northwest suburbs, 21 miles from O’Hare In- ternational Airport. US Route 20 (Lake St) and IL Route 59 intersect in our community, with several major arterials, including Stearns Road, West Bart- lett Road, Schick Road and Army Trail Road, providing east/west access. You can also reach us by rail. The Metra commuter line links Bartlett with downtown Chicago. A new station has recently been constructed to service this growing area. With all of the growth in our community, Bartlett will look more attractive to you the closer you look!