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Centennial’s Hawthorn shopping center enters next phase of redevelopment
The Hawthorn retail center in Vernon Hills, Ill., has announced it has entered the next phase of its transformative redevelopment, a project that was officially kicked off in 2019 and significantly expanded in late 2022.
In preparation for the next phase of the project, the center will remove more than 100,000 square feet of interior space to create room for additional retail opportunities elsewhere within the new Hawthorn 2.0 campus.
Under the new footprint for the shopping center, Dave & Buster’s will move to another location at Hawthorn, bringing the newest Dave & Buster’s prototype to the Vernon Hills market; the original location will remain open during this transition. Simultaneously, the center also will break ground on the second of its two planned mixed-use luxury apartment complexes and a 3-acre highly amenitized plaza with outdoor greenspace. The center and its owner, Centennial, an owner and operator with a national portfolio of shopping, dining