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Tinley Park Restaurant Transformed Into Cannabis Dispensary

Cannabis Facility Construction, a national, full-service, cannabis design-build construction firm, has completed the Ascend Tinley Park dispensary for Ascend Wellness Holdings, Inc. This adult-use cannabis retail project is one of seven Illinois dispensaries CFC has constructed for AWH, including locations in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood and Fairview Heights, Illinois, near St. Louis. 

“We are proud to be part of revitalizing a distressed real estate asset by converting a shuttered restaurant property into a thriving cannabis dispensary. This building is now once again bringing economic value to the Tinley Park community,” said Andy Poticha, Founder and CEO of Cannabis Facility Construction.

The new dispensary sits in a standalone property that was once a Chili’s restaurant and sports bar. The 4,900-square-foot space is located at 16200 South Harlem Avenue in Tinley Park, a south suburb of Chicago. The renovation included new lighting, custom-milled wood walls, multimedia display screens, and a custom mural by a local artist.


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Jasmine Kilman is Content Director of Connect Commercial Real Estate, covering Chicago and greater Chicagoland, the Midwest, Seattle, and the Pacific Northwest. She covers industry trends, transaction deals, market research, and produces daily news stories. With experience in marketing and communications for academic nonprofits and corporate clients, including Hearst Media, Hilton, and Coldwell Banker, Kilman has written about commercial real estate, environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG), technology, healthcare, and philanthropy. She was born and raised in California and graduated with a degree in public relations. In her spare time, Kilman enjoys hiking and traveling to new locations with her family.

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