Office Complex may be Built in Whiting

An engineering firm received preliminary approval to build a new office complex on vacant property near the BP refinery formerly occupied by Globe Building Materials. The Redevelopment Commission has partnered with the Valdes Engineering Company (VEC) of Lombard, Illionois, to create a Planned Unit Development Plan for the construction of an office complex and adjacent parking lot to be located at 2337 Schrage Avenue. The project has gone before the public hearing process of the Planning Commission and now has advanced to the Common Council. If all is successful, the purchase of the property is expected in March with potential construction starting in April. Click here read the whole article.