Binny’s in Champaign: Yet More Progress

Here are more pictures showing the progress of the upcoming Champaign Binny’s Beverage Depot. These offer a better impression of just how big this store is going to be. They were taken about a week ago, and we’ve made even more progress since then. We still have a long way to go, but everything is running right on track for our scheduled mid-February opening date!


across the store

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Binny’s in Champaign: More Progress, Jobs Info

First: Check out these cool new images straight from our upcoming store in Champaign, Illinois (the pics are down below). These show a little more progress than the last round – less dust and more paint. We still have a long way to go before our scheduled opening in mid-February.

Second: We’re getting a lot of inquiries about jobs here on the Binny’s Blog. Here’s the deal. We will be at the Wingate by Wyndham at 516 W. Marketview Drive in Champaign during the following times:



Friday 1/20 9:30 – 7:00
Saturday 1/21 9:30 – 3:30
Monday 1/23 9:30 – 7:00
Tuesday 1/24 9:30 – 7:00
Wednesday 1/25 9:30 – 3:30


We’ll be in the Wingate conference room. Please stop by to introduce yourself and pick up a job application, and be sure to say “hi” to Amy and Caitlin. For more info, please email us at See you in Champaign!


beer cooler

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Binny’s in Champaign: Under Construction

Just a quick progress report on the new Binny’s we’re building in Champaign, IL. Construction is running right on schedule, and everything is looking great for our target opening in February. You’ll to find the new Champaign Binny’s Beverage Depot at 802 W. Town Center Blvd in the former Borders Bookstore building.

The Champaign Binny’s is free-standing, covering 25,000 square feet of retail space. The store will offer something like 10,000 different wines, spirits and beers. The location will feature a big wine cellar, walk-in humidor, and a HUGE, 28-door beer cooler. This Binny’s will also have a special tasting and events space for wine classes and tasting events.

These photos were taken a couple weeks ago. Things still look a bit dusty and industrial, but we’re excited to see things take shape. Stay tuned to the Binny’s Blog for more progress reports on the first Binny’s Beverage Depot outside of the Chicago area soon!



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Binny’s to Open in Champaign

   This is exciting. This is big news.


   Binny’s Beverage Depot has announced that it will open its 28th store early next year in Champaign, Illinois. The store will fill a vacant space that was formerly a Borders bookstore.

   The store will be 25,000 square feet and will feature a wine cellar, humidor, and a tasting and events space, in addition to the best selection of wine, spirits, beer, and cigars in the area.

   The opening of the Champaign Binny’s location follows the recent opening of a new location in Bloomingdale, IL and the upcoming opening of a newer location in Arlington Heights. The Champaign store will be the first Binny’s Beverage Depot outside of the Chicagoland area.


   Now to work out a carpool system while we build the thing. Expect more on the Binny’s Blog.