Monday, February 11, 2013
The strip mall at 15337 Cicero Avenue has several vacant spaces. Today, Patch highlights one of them and asks: What Should Go Here?
Businesses looking for a spot in the Oak Forest marketplace have numerious options of locations to open their doors. From spots along 159th Street to storefronts on busy Cicero Avenue and several places in between, Oak Forest is ready to welcome businesses with open arms. One such storefront is located at 15337-G Cicero Avenue, with easy access to the busy roadway and ample parking for customers. The location also features 500 square feet of retail space, perfect for an office space or small retail area. Rent for the location is $15.30-per-square-foot, per year, according to the building's listing. Rent includes signage on the building and the strip mall’s signage on Cicero Avenue. Utilities are not included in the rent. Want Oak Forest …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Located along busy Cicero Avenue, the vacant lot at the corner of Cicero and 155th Street is up for sale or lease. Patch wants to know: What Should Go Here?
Business spaces throughout Oak Forest are open for rent, lease or purchase—ready-made structures waiting to be filled. However, at the corner of Cicero Avenue and 155th Street sits an empty lot, with nothing but potential waiting to be seized. The lot could be the home of a future small business, a national retailer or gas station. The lot is up for lease or sale by the Mid-American Real Estate Corporation. Patch wants to know: What Should Go Here? Sound off in the comments below. Parties interested in the lot can contract Mid-American Real Estate at (630) 954-7376 or (630) 954-7358.
Monday, January 14, 2013
When local favorite 2 Sisters Frozen Custard moved to Midlothian, they left a void in locals' stomachs—and the storefront they used to rent, next to Saki Bob. What should go there?
When 2 Sisters' Frozen Custard closed shop in Oak Forest, the store the business called home went up for lease. Located next to Saki Bob BBQ and along the busy 159th Street corridor, the location's distinctive orange awning beckons passersby eyes to the location, but there's no business to call the spot home. The small location could be a great spot for a new ice cream shop to fill the frozen custard void, or should a different small business go in the space? Patch wants to know: What should go here?
Monday, December 31, 2012
Located in the Golf View Plaza, the old Star Tailor location is looking for a new business to call the spot home. What Should Go Here?
Nestled in the Golf View Plaza shopping center, the former home of Star Tailor, 6068 159th Street, currently sits unoccupied. Located near several small shops, including Subway, nail salons and a tuxedo shop, the location features heavy traffic on 159th Street and ample parking. The business could once again be the home of a tailor or dry cleaners, or some other type of small shop. Patch wants to know: What Should Go Here? For leasing information about the space, call (630) 242-3996.
Monday, December 24, 2012
The Oak Forest Commons shopping center has several vacancies. Today, Patch highlights one of the spaces that is ready to be leased.
The Oak Forest Commons shopping center at the corner of Central Avenue and 159th Street features Food 4 Less, several takeout places, a nail salon and more. It also features several vacant storefronts just waiting for the right business to come along and fill the voids. The vacant business space, located at 15841 Central Avenue, is in unit 5 and features 1,080-square-feet of space. The space next to unit 5, unit 5A, can also be leased and is 1,610 square feet of space. Together the two units would total more than 2,700 square feet of retail space. Could another takeout spot be the right business for the space, or perhaps a traditional sit-down restaurant? Or maybe some other type of retail store? Patch wants to know: What Should Go Here? …
Monday, December 17, 2012
The NAPA Auto Parts store in Oak Forest closed its doors for the final time after being consolidated into the Palos Hills location. Now, Patch wants to know: What should go here?
Oak Forest gearheads looking for parts, tips or tools for their cars now have one less local place to turn to after the recent closing of the Oak Forest Napa Auto Parts store, 6224 W. 159th Street. The store was consolidated with the Palos Hills location, according to a sign on the building. Customers who drive past the Oak Forest location will note a large semi-trailer in front of the store, with large signs on the front doors noting the consolidation. Inside the store, which also has had its NAPA Auto Parts sign removed from the building's facade, inventory is stacked, wrapped and ready to be moved. With the store gone, Patch wants to know: What should go here? Could a mom-and-pop auto parts store fill in the space, maybe some sort of …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Located on Cicero Avenue, a former gym location is currently looking for a new tenant. Oak Forest Patch wants to know, What Should Go Here?
It was a former gym, with circuit training and more for members, but now it sits empty, waiting for a new tenant. The former gym located at 16142 Cicero Avenue, is an Oak Forest business location in need of a new use. Situated along busy Cicero Avenue, the location boasts two store fronts, with 1,800 square feet of space and ample parking for customers. Rent for the two locations, which can either be split or kept together, ranges from $920 for just one space to $1,800 for both spaces together.
Monday, November 19, 2012
The former home of Magna Electric Supply is up for sale and Patch wants to know, what should go here?
The former Magna Electric Supply, 15644 S. Cicero Avenue, needs a new business to move in and call the building home. The building, which features 9,389 square feet of space on .646 acres, is a one-story structure with a windowed front. With two drive-up loading doors and ample parking to go with a prime location along busy Cicero Avenue, the space could be the new home of several types of businesses. Could another type of supply store fit in the space, or would Oak Forest residents rather have something else entirely? Let Patch know in the comments below.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Located along 159th Street in Oak Forest, the Oak Forest Commons is home to several businesses, however there is still retail space for lease.
The Oak Forest Commons is home to several businesses, including Food 4 Less, Great Clips and several others. However, there's some empty space that awaits a business. One open spot is located at 5456 W. 159th Street, next door to Unbeatable Eatables, the space features a glass store front and ample parking, along with plenty of space to operate a business. The space is currently owned by and operated by Inland Real Estate Corporation and the space can be leased by contacting Don Gill at (877) 206-5656. Patch wants to know: What do you think should go here?
Monday, October 8, 2012
The Acorn Plaza strip mall is nearly full of local businesses, but there is one spot still up for rent. Patch wants to know: What should go here?
Cicero Avenue connects several suburbs, and businesses line both sides of the street, welcoming customers. In Oak Forest Cicero Avenue features Beggars Pizza, Oak Forest Bowl and numerous strip malls full of shops, restaurants and child car facilities. One such strip mall is the Acorn Plaza, 4809 155th Street, which features Acorn Child Care & Early Learning Center, Gary's Barber Shop, Pup-N-Suds Dog Grooming and Angel Nails & Waxing. There is, however, a vacancy in Acorn Plaza, ready to be filled by a local ambitious business owner. Located at 4815 C, the spot is nestled between Pup-N-Suds and Angel Nails & Waxing, and shares parking with the other businesses in the plaza. The location could be the future home of a local takeout …