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Loyola University Chicago Announces Five New Retail Partnerships
New Locations to Open at the University’s Lake Shore Campus

CHICAGO, April 9, 2015 – Loyola University Chicago announced today partnerships with five area businesses that have signed leases to open new locations at the University’s Lake Shore Campus. BMO Harris Bank, NovaCare Rehabilitation, Pita Pit, Clarke’s, and Go Grocer are among the growing list of retailers who will operate at the Lake Shore Campus in Rogers Park/Edgewater.

“The University strongly believes in the business communities surrounding our two Chicago campuses,” said Wayne Magdziarz, senior vice president for capital planning and campus management at Loyola University Chicago. “We are pleased to have these retailers join us as we continue to build the business community around our campuses in an effort to help the surrounding neighborhoods flourish.”

Details of the new locations:

In addition to the retail listed above, the University and its partner, Atira Hotels, are in the final stages of approval for a 145-room Hampton Inn to be located at the corner of Sheridan Road and Albion Avenue in Rogers Park. The development includes nearly 10,000 square feet of retail space, which will be managed by the University. For more information on the space, please contact Brian O’Leary, senior asset manager for capital planning and campus management, at boleary1@luc.edu or 773.249.3515.

For more information about Loyola’s work in the community, visit LUC.edu/communityrelations.

About Loyola University Chicago
Founded in 1870, Loyola University Chicago is one of the nation’s largest Jesuit, Catholic universities, with nearly 16,000 students. More than 10,000 undergraduates hailing from all 50 states and 82 countries call Loyola home. The University has four campuses: three in the greater Chicago area and one in Rome, Italy, as well as course locations in Beijing, China; Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens); and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois. The University features 11 schools and colleges, including the Quinlan School of Business, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Stritch School of Medicine, College of Arts and Sciences, School of Communication, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Education, School of Law, School of Social Work, Graduate School, and Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago. Consistently ranked a top national university by U.S. News & World Report, Loyola is also among a select group of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service. To learn more about Loyola, visit LUC.edu, “like” us at Facebook.com/LoyolaChicago, or follow us on Twitter via @LoyolaChicago or @LoyolaNewsroom.





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