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(PEKIN, IL — June 22, 2021) – Cullinan Properties, Ltd. announces it has closed the sale of a 1.2 AC parcel of land at East Court Village to La Fiesta of Pekin, Inc. East Court Village is located at the intersection of Rt. 9 (Court St.) and Veterans Drive in Pekin, IL.

La Fiesta will join the center that includes OSF Center for Health, Hobby Lobby, Petco, Tractor Supply Company, Starbucks and others. The locally owned and operated casual dining restaurant offers authentic Mexican cuisine, complete with a full bar. La Fiesta will have an outdoor seating area, dining room space suitable for large parties and a pickup window for carry-out orders. This will be the restaurant’s third location, with others in Morton and Canton, IL.

The parcel is located on Veterans Drive next to Radio Shack, The UPS Store and GameStop. Construction will begin this summer and the restaurant is anticipated to open Winter 2021.

“La Fiesta will be a unique and complementary addition to the restaurant mix at East Court Village,” stated Kathleen Brill, Vice President and Director of Leasing for Cullinan Properties, Ltd. “We are excited to bring this new dining option to the Pekin community.”

MidAmerica Asset Management Inc. represented Cullinan Properties in the land transaction.

About La Fiesta

La Fiesta is an authentic Mexican restaurant serving traditional Mexican food. The restaurant offers an expansive menu and full bar in a fun, festive atmosphere. Locally owned and operated by the Canchola family, La Fiesta has been serving the Central Illinois area since 1999 with locations in Morton, Canton and now Pekin, IL.

About East Court Village

East Court Village, located in Pekin, Illinois, is anchored by regional and national chains including Hobby Lobby, Tractor Supply Co., ALDI, Dunham’s Sports, Petco and Deals.  Shadow anchored by Walmart Supercenter, Stock & Field, Staples and Menard’s, this regional power center is located along busy Illinois Route 9, which connects Pekin to Peoria and Bloomington.  Other retailers include Starbucks, Bob Evans, Culver’s Restaurant, Applebee’s, Sprint, Verizon Wireless, Hometown Bank, Firestone and Fresenius Dialysis. East Court Village is owned and managed by Cullinan Properties, LTD. Visit for more details.

About Cullinan Properties

Cullinan Properties, LTD. is a leading provider of real estate services specializing in commercial and mixed-use developments and acquisitions.  With offices in Peoria, IL, Chicago, IL and St. Louis, MO, Cullinan Properties is a multi-disciplined real estate firm that develops, manages and owns mixed-use, retail, multi-family, office, governmental and medical properties throughout the United States, including Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, Georgia and Texas. For additional information about Cullinan Properties, Ltd., visit


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