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Latest News

Edgewater Development’s Spring Newsletter March 2014
3 Fantastic Bakers  Offering Home-Baked Breads, Cakes and Delicacies!
EUBA Members Flock to hear Latest Developments at Hopleaf Bar.
Harris Bank Workshop on How to Solidify your Credit Worthiness.  Read more…

Mariano’s Job Fair This Thursday!
Mariano’s will host a second career fair to hire more people for the new Edgewater store, opening in April 2014. The career fair will take place this Thursday, April 3 from 10am – 6pm at the Edgewater Mariano’s, 5201 N. Sheridan Road (Foster and Sheridan.) Applicants will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with a recruiter. Mariano’s welcomes both experienced and entry-level candidates with a knack for excellent customer service. Both full-time and part-time positions are available.  Read more…

Healthy Outlook for Edgewater with the Attraction of Whole Foods Market - News that Whole Foods Market Inc. will take over the recently shuttered Dominick’s store at 6009 N. Broadway as reported  in various Chicago news outlets, and in Alderman Osterman’s announcement, indicates that Edgewater is preparing to embark on a whole new healthy lifestyle!  Whole Foods’ attraction to this high profile location with potentially 61,500 square feet may be among their largest stores in the Chicago region. The space will undergo a complete renovation and is expected to be open in 12-15 months. Read more…

Mariano’s Adds Momentum To Edgewater’s Vibrant Community - You have to give credit to Mariano’s Fresh Market. By acquiring the Dominick’s store at Foster and Sheridan they recognize the great business opportunities available in Edgewater. They will be joining over 40 new businesses, plus more opening soon, as well as many approved development projects under way. Now with Mariano’s in the mix, the momentum keeps building!  Read more…

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About Edgewater Development Corporation and Edgewater

The Edgewater Development Corporation (EDC) is a local non-profit (501c3), community-based organization with the mission to redevelop the commercial resources of Edgewater to better serve the entire Edgewater Community.

We have a volunteer Board of Directors made up of local residents with special skills relevant to our Mission.

About Edgewater

Edgewater is a unique urban community situated on the north side of Chicago at Lake Michigan’s shore.  From bustling urban business districts to the quiet respite of tree lined residential streets to some of the largest beaches along Lake Michigan, Edgewater offers something for everyone.  Residents move to Edgewater because of the access to transit, amenities, a wide range of housing styles to choose from, a variety of options in our business districts for shopping day to day services and access to the edge of Lake Michigan found nowhere else in the City of Chicago.

The Edgewater Development Corporation is eager to further your business interest in Edgewater. In addition, there are a host of resources available for your use. The most frequently asked question is “where do I get started?”  Your situation determines the answer.

Businesses Considering Edgewater

Businesses located outside Edgewater but considering a relocation or expansion will want to determine the feasibility of doing business in Edgewater. Find out about transportation,  demographics, resources and more right here. Determining Business Feasibility.

Edgewater Businesses

If your business is currently operating in Edgewater, you want to stay current. Check out the Business Resources page for resources. Bookmark this page and our Events Calendar and return frequently to check the business news and find out about the latest seminars, business announcements, workforce training, networking opportunities, and more.