Vernon Hills, Ill. — Graycor Construction Co. has completed the retail portion of Mellody Farm, a mixed-use development located in Vernon Hills, about 36 miles north of Chicago.
Regency Centers is the owner and developer. The retail portion consists of 12 individual buildings. Each of the shops within the center has a different finish, from precast concrete and steel to masonry. Whole Foods, REI, Nordstrom Rack and HomeGoods anchor the 270,000-square-foot retail space. The first tenants began occupying the space in fall 2018. The developer expects the center to be more than 95 percent leased by this fall.