Chicago — Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) has announced plans for a mixed-use development at Westfield Old Orchard shopping center. Plans include retail, residential, dining, entertainment and health and wellness space, as well as an open-air plaza to host events. Work on the multi-phase project began this fall, with enhancements to the common areas. New tenants have also opened at the property, including Bloomingdale’s Bloomies concept, Louis Vuitton and Barnes & Noble. The project will continue in 2023 with the redevelopment of a space that formerly housed Lord & Taylor. Construction of the new residences, restaurants, wellness facilities, and outdoor amenities is expected to begin in 2024, when more detailed project plans will be announced. Openings are scheduled to begin in 2026.