Concessions Redevelopment Program

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Overview:

The concessions redevelopment program is designed to offer passengers new and improved choices for shopping and dining, services, and amenities. The first significant upgrade to Midway International Airport’s concessions program in nearly 20 years delivers new local offerings, national brands, new healthy options and expanded retail offerings to be completed by end of 2020.

Total concessions area will increase from 44,000 square feet to 70,000 square feet. The full redevelopment is being implemented in a phased approach and will cover more than 70 concessions locations to be completed by end of 2020.

More than 50 new brands will join the lineup at Midway with food and shopping options available in all concourses. When complete, the redevelopment program will feature:

  • Thirty-eight food and beverage locations
    • Eight new full-service, sit-down restaurants
    • Redeveloped Central Market complete with expanded food, wine and retail offerings
  • Over thirty retail locations
  • Four services/amenities
  • Upgrades to common areas

To construct an expansion and renovation of all new and existing concessions locations, Midway Partnership LLC is investing $75 million. The redevelopment program will double the number of concessions jobs from 700 to 1,400.

Progress:

The program has brought in a mix of concepts giving passengers many more dining and retail options, including new local favorites.

A new Food Hall opened on Concourse A in Fall 2018 bringing more than 14,000 square-feet of unused space online and introducing five food and beverage options, one retail location and a brand new food court with public seating for Midway travelers to enjoy.

By Fall 2019, openings included 22 brand-new locations, featuring 15 brands that are new to the airport*:

  • Arami*
  • BIG & little's*
  • Big Shoulders Coffee*
  • Billy Goat Tavern*
  • Camden Food Co.*
  • DeCOLORES*
  • Einstein Bros Bagels*
  • FAO Schwarz*
  • Fuel Bar*
  • Harry Caray's
  • Home Run Inn*
  • Hubbard Inn*
  • Hudson News & Gifts (Concourse A)
  • Ink* (2 locations)
  • iStore* (2 locations)
  • Nuts On Clark 
  • Porkchop*
  • Reilly's Daughter
  • Shoe Hospital
  • Woodgrain Neapolitan Pizzeria*

                       

 

The concessions transformation began in Summer 2017, with the first wave of brands opening Spring 2018. Subsequent phases of the program will continue with quaterly openings.

Go to MOD Progress to see updates and learn about new food, service, and retail offerings​.

Download the Concessions Redevelopment Fact Sheet.

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For more information about opening a concession at Midway. Please visit: www.midwaypartnership.com

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