Officials stress safety as building trades continue working during pandemic
“The next real big build-out is happening now in the south suburbs,” said Reggie Greenwood, executive director of the Chicago Southland Economic Development Corporation. “Our biggest advantages are location and availability of a well-trained workforce.”
Crews are building about 3 million square feet of warehouse space in Country Club Hills, Monee and University Park, Greenwood said. In Markham, operators using giant earth-moving equipment are moving mountains of material for a project south of 159th Street between Dixie Highway and Interstate 294…Please click here to read Ted Slowik’s column in the Tribune/Daily Southtown.