Bringing more commercial businesses to Bethalto is one of Mayor Alan Winslow’s top goals for 2014 and his ability to meet that goal could rely heavily on the development of the former Wayside Estates property. Winslow says that he is “very optimistic” about what the new year holds for that property.

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Winslow also describes the relationship between the Village and St. Louis Regional Airport as “very good” saying that there is a possibility that there may be some additional property that could be used for commercial development near the airport. He also added that he has spoken to developers about searching for tenants before ground is broken in early 2014.

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