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Walmart ThisClose to Signing Lease in East Lakeview?

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East Lakeview residents could soon be stocking up their pantries at a Walmart “neighborhood market,” rumored to be opening in the not-too-distant future at the bustling Broadway/Clark/Diversey intersection—just steps away from a new Trader Joe's and Urban Outfitters. The proposed market—taking up about 30,000 square feet of retail space, roughly a third of the size of a typical Walmart Supercenter—will be severely edited to focus only on selling groceries and everyday household items. Need a toaster or some new undies? For your convenience, Bed Bath & Beyond, T. J. Maxx, as well as Cost Plus World Market are housed in the same Broadway at Surf complex. Wal-Mart already has 150 mid-sized stores around the country, and is looking to add 24 more to the Chicagoland area in the coming years.

Walmart finds site for first North Side store [Crain's]
Wal-Mart [Official Site]

Broadway at Surf

2840 N Broadway, Chicago, IL