The wait is almost over for Mark DePaolis and Rich Farm Ice Cream.
DePaolis was one of the first tenants to sign on at Brookfield Village, a mixed-use development on Federal Road at the Four Corners area of Brookfield. He waited patiently and marveled at the progress as the old buildings came down and new ones went up.
DePaolis will open his ice cream shop on Monday as Phase I of Brookfield Village is nearly complete. While most of the residential units are already occupied, Rich Farm will be the second retail tenant to open. Subway opened earlier this month.
“I love the location. I just had to wait until it was ready,” he said. “I love what they are doing with this area and their long-term plans. It will be a destination for this area.” Read full article.