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Walmart agrees to limits for Lakeview store?

Walmart agrees to limits for Lakeview store?

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Is the Lakeview Walmart now a go? Crain’s Chicago Business reports the Southeast Lakeview Neighbors Association may have struck a deal with the retailer:

A Lakeview neighborhood association says it has an agreement with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. that obligates the world’s largest retailer to keep a lid on the store it wants to install in the congested North Side neighborhood.

At a Monday night meeting attended by some 100 community members, leaders of the Southeast Lakeview Neighbors association said they negotiated a restrictive covenant with Bentonville, Ark.-based Wal-Mart that would legally limit, in perpetuity, the proposed store at Surf and Broadway to a maximum 33,395 square feet.

That’s slightly larger than the space Wal-Mart has pursued at the Broadway at Surf shopping center, news that Crain’s first reported in December.

Read more: Lakeview group says Wal-Mart agrees to store limits | Consumer | Crain’s Chicago Business.


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