begun next to Gordmans. It’s the nation’s leading women’s curvy apparel retailer. And construction is underway for Shoe Department Encore which carries
name brand shoes at lower prices. Diva Nails will soon join GNC and Jersey Mike’s on Washington Street. The salon will off a variety of spa services.
Rick Swan of the East Peoria Chamber of Commerce says, "We'd like to continue to bring in unique things, different from other areas. Give the visitors in the area, and also the residents, someplace that you don't have to go to Chicago or St. Louis or some big metropolitan area to shop at."
The new additions will bring about 100 new jobs to central Illinois.