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There is always something happening at Highland Ventures Ltd. Our Press Room provides the latest news and information about our company. Connect with us and stay up-to-date on new store openings, company outings, community events, charitable giving and much more.

Farewell to the Video Store

February 12, 2021

“Family Video means happiness to me,” said Danny Knight, whose photo is shown above. “Ever since I was a little kid I loved going to movie stores. The reason I bought the Family Video stuff is so I can have a reminder of a better, easier time that meant so much to me, a time where anything was almost possible. This end of an era is very disappointing and sad.”

By Saying Goodbye, Family Video Keeps Its Brand Alive

February 15, 2021

“How does a business say farewell? Family is showing us how: with grace, humanity, and gratitude. On January 5, Family Video went out of business. All its brick-and-mortar stores closed. But the brand is still alive — ironically in the digital world that helped usher in the company’s demise.”

CBD Emporium® Announces Partnership to Open 100 New Store Locations in the Next 12 Months

April 6, 2021, Phoenix, AZ  – CBD Emporium®, a privately held Arizona company, and leading national retailer of premium CBD products, today announced a partnership with Highland Ventures Ltd located in Glenview IL. Highland is the parent company of Legacy Pro Commercial Property, a commercial real estate portfolio with over 650 strip centers nationally.

Family Video, A Video Rental Company With Hugely Valuable Real Estate, Shutters Its Stores


January 6, 2021

Family Video, a video rental company that outlived Blockbuster by a decade, announced this week that it will close its several hundred locations after 42 years in business. The news marks the end, at long last, of the in-person movie-rental industry.


UChicago Medicine Thanks Family Video for Decade of Support

CHICAGO, IL – February 2021 – This year, while many traditions are being put on pause, we want to thank you for the one you started 9 years ago. And, against all odds, you press on [...]

Family Video & Hoogland Foods (dba Marco’s Pizza) Reward Academic Excellence

GLENVIEW, IL – May 2019 – Throughout the month of June, students from kindergarten through college can receive a free movie or game rental at Family Video for each final “A” grade or (equivalent mark) [...]

Family Video: Round It Up for Lymphoma Raises Over $8.5 MILLION for Cancer Research

Glenview, IL - March 2020 – For the past eight years, Highland Ventures, Ltd., through its family of brands, has raised over $8.5 million in support of lymphoma cancer research. They will continue their partnership [...]


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