economic development

Homewood hires consultant to help with development projects

Homewood officials have spent more than half a year laying the foundation for new redevelopment projects in the downtown area. On Tuesday, Aug. 23, one more piece was added to that foundation. Trustees approved a budget amendment for $83,750 and authorized Village President Richard Hofeld to enter into a contract with SB Friedman Development Advisors to serve as financial consultants for transit-oriented and other development projects.

Homewood officials seek greater restaurant variety

Village officials consider 2015 a good year for Homewood diners, but they also say "good" isn't good enough. They have been working recently to attract more eating establishments.

Want to see Trader Joe's in Homewood?

Homewood Mayor Richard Hofeld has been communicating with the Trader Joe's officials periodically for eight years in an effort to convince them to open a store here. Now there is an opportunity for local Trader Joe's fans to pitch in. 

Homewood trustees move to buy former restaurant on Dixie Highway

Homewood trustees agreed Tuesday to enter into a contract to purchase 18138 Dixie Highway, formerly Savoia T'Go Restaurant. One trustee questioned the wisdom of the purchase.

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