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The following excerpts are provided to depict the development

history of Central Park Plaza.

July 14, 2016 - O'Fallon Progress "Hop House Opening in Central Park"
July, 2016 - Illinois Business Journal "Office Building Developing in Regency Park"
May 28, 2015 - O'Fallon Progress "Gander Mountain Opening Today in Central Park"
May 27, 2015 - Belleville News Democrat "Gander Mountain Opening Bringing 91 jobs"
November 18, 2014 - Belleville News Democrat "Gander Mountain Coming to O'Fallon"
June 26, 2014 - Belleville News Democrat "St. Elizabeth Opts for O'Fallon"
June 26, 2014 - O'Fallon Progress "St. Elizabeth Eyeing O'Fallon"
March, 2014 - O'Fallon Progress "O'Fallon Prepares for St. Elizabeth Hospital"
February 6, 2014 - O'Fallon Progress "Classic Cars Moving into American TV Building"
February 3, 2014 - Belleville News Democrat "Gateway Classic Cars Coming to O'Fallon"
December 20, 2012 - O'Fallon Progress "City of O'Fallon Approves Incentives for Central Park Retail Center"
December 20, 2012 - O'Fallon Progress "City of O'Fallon Approves Incentives for Car Max and Central Park Retail Center"
December 4, 2012 - O'Fallon Progress "City of O'Fallon Approves Car Max and Central Park Retail Center"
May 10, 2012 - O'Fallon Progress "City of O'Fallon Approves TIF for Central Park Plaza"
May 8, 2012 - Belleville News Democrat "City of O'Fallon Approves TIF for Central Park Plaza"
April 19, 2012 - O'Fallon Progress "City of O'Fallon Gives Initial Approval to  TIF in Central Park Plaza"
April 17, 2012 - Belleville News Democrat "City of O'Fallon Gives Initial Approval to  TIF in Central Park Plaza"
March 20, 2012 - Belleville News Democrat "Menard & Cheddars Coming to O'Fallon"
March 15, 2012 - O'Fallon Progress "Menard & Cheddar's Plan for O'Fallon"
November 24, 2011 - Belleville News Democrat "St. Elizabeth Hospital Buys Land in O'Fallon, IL"
October 27, 2011 - O'Fallon Progress "St. Elizabeth Medical Campus TIF goes to Council"
October 13, 2011 - Belleville News Democrat "St. Elizabeth's Site Approved by Planning Commission"
October 6, 2011 - O'Fallon Progress "O'Fallon Pursues Central Park TIF"
August 15, 2011 - Belleville News Democrat "Parkway Lakeside Apartment Open Upscale Units"
June 25, 2011 - Belleville News Democrat "St. Elizabeth Buying Land - Exit 16 & I-64 Interchange"
February 14, 2008 - O'Fallon Progress "O'Fallon Conference Center Rising"
January 24, 2008 - O'Fallon Progress "Incentives needed for O'Fallon Retail"
January 24, 2008 - O'Fallon Progress "BJC Healthcare Purchases Shiloh Land"
January 19, 2008 - Belleville News Democrat "BJC Healthcare Purchases 111 Acres in Shiloh"
January 19, 2008 - St. Louis Post Dispatch "BJC Healthcare Purchases Metro East Tract"
January 18, 2008 - St. Louis Business Journal "BJC Healthcare Decides on Shiloh"
October 29, 2007 - Belleville News Democrat "Hotels are on the Rise in the Metro East"
October 6, 2007 - Belleville News Democrat "Starbucks is coming to Central Park"
June 11, 2007 - Belleville News Democrat "Newbold opens brand new BMW Building"
October 19, 2006 - O'Fallon Progress "Shelton & Miles bring Development to O'Fallon - Part 2"
October 12, 2006 - O'Fallon Progress "Shelton & Miles bring Development to O'Fallon - Part 1"
July 17, 2006 - The Record "Candlewood Grand Opening"
June 30, 2006 - Belleville News Democrat "Candlewood Extended Stay Hotel Opening In O'Fallon"
June 29, 2006 - Belleville News Democrat "Newbold Expanding Dealership in Central Park"
June 23, 2006 - St. Louis Business Journal "Darrell Shelton and Darwin Miles Bring Conference Center to O'Fallon"
April 27, 2006 - Belleville News Democrat "Candlewood Hotel Coming to Central Park"
April 17, 2006 - Belleville News Democrat "Green Mount Crossing and Central Park Continue to Grow"
March 24, 2006 - Belleville News Democrat "Subaru Coming to Central Park"
February 18, 2006 - Belleville News Democrat "Broyhill-Lane Furniture Opens in Central Park Plaza"
December 27,2005 - Belleville News Democrat "Buffalo Wild Wings is Coming to Central Park Plaza"
December 16, 2005 - St. Louis Business Journal - "Central Park Plaza Reaches 150 Million in Development"
May 26, 2005 - O'Fallon Progress "Kloss Furniture Ground breaking in Central Park Plaza"
May 20, 2005 - Belleville News Democrat "Kloss Furniture Breaks Ground in Central Park"
May 19, 2005 - Belleville News Democrat "Major Shopping Center Coming to Central Park - 250,000 sq.ft."
April 28, 2005 - O'Fallon Progress "McEagle Development - Merchant's Row Biggest Commercial Development in O'Fallon"
April 15, 2005 - St. Louis Business Journal "McEagle Development Planning $40 million Development in Central Park Plaza"
April 14, 2005 - O'Fallon Progress "Two New Furniture Stores Coming to Central Park Plaza"
March 9, 2005 - Belleville News Democrat "Tan Company Opens a Facility in Gold's Gym"
December 28, 2004 - Belleville News Democrat "Premier Lincoln Mercury Submit Plans for 2 New Car Dealerships"
September 21, 2004 - Belleville News Democrat "Lincoln Mercury coming to Central Park Plaza and Newbold Toyota\BMW expanding"
June 14, 2004 - Belleville News Democrat "Green Mount Retail Plaza Opening in August, 2004"
May 20, 2004 - O'Fallon Progress "O'Fallon, IL Hits New High with Building Permits"
March 25, 2004 - O'Fallon Progress "Gold's Gym facility in the Midwest"
March 19, 2004 - Belleville News Democrat "Gold's Gym Breaking Membership records"
January 26, 2004 - Belleville News Democrat "40,000 sq. ft. Gold's Gym coming to Central Park Plaza"
January 20, 2004 - Belleville News Democrat "Central Park Plaza & Greenmount Crossing Booming with Business"
January, 2004 - O'Fallon Progress "Holiday Inn Express & Suites opens in Green Mount Crossing"
November 19, 2003 - O'Fallon Journal "Morgan Stanley Coming to Green Mount Crossing"
September 19, 2003 - Belleville News Democrat "American TV & Appliance coming to Central Park Plaza 126,000 sq. ft. of Entertainment"
July 10, 2003 - St. Louis Post Dispatch "The growth of O'Fallon, IL"
July 2, 2003 - Belleville News Democrat "Green Mount Lakes Luxury Apartments coming to Central Park Plaza"
April 23, 2003 - Belleville News Democrat: "Dierbergs Grand Opening"
April 22, 2003 - Belleville News Democrat: "Dierbergs Market Opening Tomorrow"
March 6, 2003 - O'Fallon Progress: "Target Store Opens in Shiloh"
March 5, 2003 - Belleville News Democrat: "Target Store Ready to Open"
January 30, 2003 - O'Fallon Progress: "Central Park Auto Sales Tax Rebate Paid in Advance"
January 11, 2003 - Belleville News Democrat: "Dierbergs Scheduled to Open April 22, 2003"
January, 2003 - Illinois Business Journal: "Darrell Shelton & Darwin Miles predict bright future for Metro East"
October 17, 2002 - O'Fallon Progress: "Holiday Inn Express Groundbreaking in Shiloh, IL"
October 10, 2002 - Belleville News Democrat: "Holiday Inn Express coming to Shiloh by Target & Dierbergs"
July 25, 2002 - Belleville News Democrat: "Target coming to Green Mount Crossing"
June 26, 2002 - Belleville News Democrat: "Cohen's joins Target and Dierbergs at Exit 16"
June 13, 2002 - O'Fallon Progress: "Target Coming to Exit 16"
May 7, 2002 - St. Louis Post Dispatch: "Central Park Plaza moves into the fast lane"
March 21, 2002 - O'Fallon Progress: "Dierbergs Commitment will bring other Developers"
March 21, 2002 - Belleville News Democrat: "Dierbergs Market Groundbreaking Ceremony"
March 11, 2002 - Belleville News Democrat: "Dierbergs Market brings Developers to Area"
March 3, 2002 - Belleville News Democrat: "O'Fallon Ranks 41st in Nation as city that welcomes Businesses"
December 27, 2001 - O'Fallon Progress: "New Interchange #3 Story of the Year"
November 19, 2001 - Belleville News Democrat: "Darrell Shelton, Developer, gambled on  a commercial project"  
November 15, 2001 - O'Fallon Progress: "Village of Shiloh approves Dierberg's Deal"
November 1, 2001 - O'Fallon Progress: "New I-64 Interchange Opens" 
October 31, 2001 - Belleville News Democrat: "Dedication for the new Exit 16 - I-64 Interchange"
October 29, 2001 - St. Louis Post Dispatch: "New Interchange (Exit 16) Opening November 2, 2001
October 22, 2001 - Belleville News Democrat: "New Interchange Spurs Commercial & Residential Growth"
September 5, 2001 - Belleville News Democrat: "I-64 Interchange Opening October 15, 2001"
September 3, 2001 - Belleville News Democrat: "Dierbergs Shopping Center planned for development"
September 1, 2001 - Belleville News Democrat: "2.4 Mile Connector Road added around Central Park Plaza"
February 23, 2001 - St. Louis Business Journal: "Enhanced Value Strategies Announces 250 Luxury Apartments"
July 11, 2000 - Belleville News Democrat: "Meyer Honda Moves To O'Fallon"
June 15, 2000 - O'Fallon Progress: "O'Charley's Restaurant Opens"
May 31, 2000 - Belleville News Democrat: "Auffenberg Sales Tax Rebate Approved"
May 3, 2000 - Belleville Journal: "Interchange Bid Awarded"
May 2, 2000 - O'Fallon Progress: "Interchange Bid A Surprise"
April 27, 2000 - O'Fallon Progress: "Interchange Contract will be awarded"
March 21, 2000 - Belleville News Democrat: "Auffenberg to reopen car sales lot"
March 9, 2000 - O'Fallon Progress: "Interchange funding approved"
March 4, 2000 - Belleville News Democrat: "I-64 Interchange scheduled to start construction"
January 30, 2000 - Belleville News Democrat: "St. Clair County contributing to I-64 Interchange"
December 9, 1999 - O'Fallon Progress: "Meyer Honda groundbreaking ceremony"
January 1999 - Belleville News Democrat: "Progress on I-64 Interchange"
December 17, 1998 - O'Fallon Progress: "Central Park Plaza 4th Addition plats recommended for approval"
June 24, 1998 - O'Fallon Journal: Central Park Plaza welcomes Emporor's Wok and Quizino's Sub"  
June 23, 1998 - Belleville News Democrat: "Garden Ridge Grand Opening"
June 18, 1998 - O'Fallon Progress: "Chevy's Fresh Mex Restaurant breaks ground"
October 16, 1997 - O'Fallon Progress: "Central Park Plaza: It's Hot Property"
October 6, 1997 - Business Journal: Central Park Plaza Business Additions"
April 29, 1997 - Belleville News Democrat: "O'Fallon city council analyzing annexation"
March 1997 - O'Fallon Progress: "Ramada Limited breaks ground"
February 1997 - St. Louis Business Journal: "Green Mount Road and Central Park Dr. Prime for Development"
November 3, 1996 - Belleville News Democrat: "Garden Ridge to open in Central Park Plaza" 
November 1996 - Belleville News Democrat: "14 Screen theater coming"
August 24, 1995 Belleville News Democrat: "Wehrenberg Theater Announcement"

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