Grocery Store Proposal for Former Maywood Market Stalled

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

An entrepreneur’s plan to purchase and turn 615 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood, which once housed the former Maywood Market, into a full-service grocery store called Save More Fresh Market has hit a snag in the road, according to village of Maywood officials.

Ali Hamden had offered $400,000 for the 22,000-square-foot, village-owned building and the roughly 61,000-square-foot, village-owned parking lot next to it.

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A Grocery Store Looks to Open Inside Former Maywood Market

The former Maywood Market, located at 615 S. 5th Ave., which closed in 2011. | Google Earth Thursday, April 27, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Less than six months after Aldi — Maywood’s only full-service grocery store — closed, another grocer is looking to move into the village. Ali Hamden, an entrepreneur who has owned and operated a range of different businesses over … Continue reading A Grocery Store Looks to Open Inside Former Maywood Market

Four Grocers Eyeing Maywood Market Property, One Grocer to Reveal Concept at Meeting Tonight, Feb. 2

The site of the former Maywood Market grocery store, which closed in 2011. | Google Earth Thursday, February 2, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 2/3/17 It’s been a little more than a month since Aldi, the village’s only full-service grocery store, exited Maywood, but things are already looking up, says Village Manager Willie Norfleet, Jr. Maywood’s top administrator said that he’s confident that a … Continue reading Four Grocers Eyeing Maywood Market Property, One Grocer to Reveal Concept at Meeting Tonight, Feb. 2