Business

Brokers Tour Shows Off the Highlights of St. Charles

On June 12, more than 25 Commercial Real Estate Brokers from around the Chicagoland area visited St. Charles. They were accompanied by the City’s Economic Development staff on a two-hour bus tour of available properties around town and took a walking tour of available downtown properties.  This is the second time the City has hosted a brokers tour. The tour provides an opportunity for brokers to share information about properties they represent in St. Charles.

Promoting Safe Swimming Pools

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, each year, nationwide, about 300 children under age 5 drown in swimming pools. And 2,000 more are treated in hospital emergency rooms for submersion injuries. Read more »

Final Shop St. Charles Winner

Yearlong Program Draws to a Close

Liz Schuetz is the next and final winner of the Shop St. Charles Challenge. The yearlong promotion kicked off July 2013 and spotlighted businesses we have right here in town. We would like to thank all of our participants who helped stimulate interest in our local businesses, encourage residents to spend their shopping dollars in St. Charles, and draw positive attention to the community. Read more »

Welcome New Businesses

The following businesses recently opened their doors in St. Charles:

East Gateway Read more »

Another Shop St. Charles Winner

Mark Rafferty is the next winner of the Shop St. Charles Challenge after his name was picked in a random drawing of applicants. Rafferty visited three local businesses and then told us about his experiences. He will receive a rebate of up to $100 for successfully completing the Challenge. Read more »

Residential Burglaries

On Monday March 3, 2014, at approximately 6:00 p.m., the St. Charles Police Department responded to a residence in the 0-100 block of Roosevelt Street reference to an attempted residential burglary.  The resident reported that sometime between 8:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. someone attempted to pry open a rear door.  No entry was made into the residence and no property was reported missing.

A short time later, officers responded to the 800 block of Gray Street reference to a reported residential burglary.  The resident reported that sometime between 7:45 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Read more »

Here’s What’s New with Charlestowne Mall

Activity Update

On Feb 10., the developers of the Charlestowne Mall property provided an update on the project to the Planning and Development Committee. The Krausz Companies, Inc., purchased the site in 2013 and are planning to redevelop and relaunch the property as an enclosed mall called “The Quad” St. Charles.

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City of St. Charles Names Matthew O’Rourke Economic Development Division Manager

The City of St. Charles has named Matthew O’Rourke Economic Development Division Manager in the Community & Economic Development Department. O’Rourke previously served as a Planner in the Community & Economic Development Department, a position he held for six years.

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