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News regarding St. Charles area businesses

An Update on East Side Projects

Oct 2023

Chick-Fil-A: Plans call for a new Chick-Fil-A in the former Chili’s Restaurant, 3795 E. Main Street. City Council final approval is expected in October. The existing building will be demolished, with construction of the new building expected to start in 2024.

Target: Target’s $6.5 million remodeling project at its store at 3885 E. Main Street is well underway. So keep an eye out for that to be finished.

Calling All Qualified Vendors

Register to Receive Bid Notification Email Alerts

The City is implementing new eProcurement software that will automatically notify registered suppliers when a new bid, quote, or proposal opportunity is available. When registering, vendors select categories for which they want to receive email notifications regarding solicitation opportunities and status updates.

There is no cost to vendors to register or participate. Step-by-step directions guide interested suppliers through the entire registration and solicitation process.

Promoting St. Charles to Developers & Real Estate Professionals

In October, staff from the City’s Community and Economic Development Department attended the annual Deal Making Convention at Navy Pier in Chicago hosted by the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). The event offered an opportunity to promote the City of St. Charles as a place to do business and network with developers, real estate professionals and retailers looking to expand their presence in the Chicagoland area. Continue reading more about this, including what developers were interested in, in our Inside St. Charles blog.