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Hoffman Estates-based Sears, once a leader in American retail, said in a federal filing that it has “substantial doubt” it will be able to keep its doors open. Local business leaders said the loss of the Sears headquarters and stores would have an untold affect on the suburbs.
While Sears says it continues the course, suburban leaders hope for the best
The possible loss of the Sears Holdings Corp. headquarters in Hoffman Estates and its stores around the suburbs could bring untold losses for local families, governments and the hospitality industry, experts said. The company said in a federal filing it has "substantial doubt" about its future. Spokesmen said the company remains steadfast about plans to turn the company around.
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Residents from Lake Zurich, Kildeer and Hawthorn Woods attended a meeting Wednesday night with concerns over a gasoline station, car wash and retail strip proposed as part of a residential development at the southwest corner of Quentin Road and Route 22 in Lake Zurich. This is a sign across the street from the site in Kildeer.
Lake Zurich panel refuses to recommend Quentin Road development
The Libertyville village board Tuesday followed its plan commission’s recommendations and denied approvals needed for a proposed 148-home development on the west side of Butterfield Road. The plan had met with strong opposition from village residents.
Rejected subdivision 'not right for Libertyville'
A photo taken from the Daily Herald drone on Monday shows the Loretto Convent and homes west of the campus for Catholic nuns in Wheaton. The city council could vote next month to approve plans to redevelop the 16-acre property into houses for retirees and empty nesters.
Subdivision plan would demolish historic building on Loretto Convent site
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