National Aviation Day 2017

National Aviation Day began in 1939 by Presidential Proclamation and was created to celebrate those who helped pioneer aviation in the United States and to celebrate the growth and advancements made in aviation.


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Amazon on its way to 9 fulfillmant centers, 8,000 employeess in Illinois

Chicago Tribune

Published: Thursday, June 8, 2017

Received a large package from Amazon recently? A television or a toaster oven perhaps?



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"Meet me in Beecher, I'll bring the Chinook"

Daily Journal

Published: Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Steve Hasse, a 41-year-old native of Beecher, flew into the Bult Field airport near Monee on Tuesday afternoon.



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"Balmoral Park transformation underway"

Chicago Tribune

Published: Sun, Jan. 8, 2017

More than a year after Balmoral Park hosted its final harness races, the storied track's transformation into a new destination for horse enthusiasts is taking shape.



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"Amazon to Open Fulfillment Center in Monee, Continuing Growth in Illinois"


SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 29, 2016-- (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to open a new fulfillment center in Monee, Ill.


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Will County saw strong economic growth in 2016

DAILY SOUTHTOWN - Published Jan. 24, 2017

Will County's Center for Economic Development had a busy year, officials said.

Its 2016 annual report shows that over 8,000 new jobs were created last year, 15.2 million square feet of new business space was built, and over $751.3 million was invested in a total of 49 projects.


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Budreck Presents New State-of-the-Art Building Facility

Budreck Truck Lines

Budreck is pleased to present its new building facility—allowing expanded shipping volume as well as state-of-the-art automation and services!


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"CED outlines big year in Will County development"

THE HERALD-NEWS Published: Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 Updated: Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 By BOB OKON -

JOLIET – This has been a big year for local economic growth with more than 8,000 jobs being created and with 15 million square feet of new development, according the Will County Center for Economic Development.


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Applied Systems Releases Applied TAM 2016

Applied Systems
Published Nov. 21, 2016
Applied Systems today announced the general global release of Applied TAM 2016. The latest release of Applied TAM delivers new capabilities to increase insurer connectivity and further automate business operations.


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Co-developers start construction on large University Park facility

Daily Herald
Published Sept. 1, 2016
Co-developers Venture One Real Estate and CRG, the real estate development group of Clayco, broke ground on a 1 million-square-foot distribution center in University Park.


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"Ikea, Samsung lease big warehouses near Joliet"

Crain's Chicago Business

Published August 2, 2016

Amazon isn't the only household name gobbling up industrial space southwest of the city.


Swedish home furnishings retailer Ikea and South Korean electronics maker Samsung have leased about 800,000 square feet combined in the CenterPoint Intermodal Center.


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"Joliet celebrates future arrival of Cadence Premier Logistics headquarters and warehouse"


Published: Friday, May 27, 2016 by Bob Okon

Joliet celebrated another moment in economic development at a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday afternoon for the future corporate office and warehouse for Cadence Premier Logistics.


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Trucking company moving to Crete from Lansing

The Times
Published Nov. 8, 2015
Al-Amin Brothers Transportation LLC, a transporter of frozen and refrigerated foods, is moving its operations to Crete from Lansing.


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Lineage Logistics Acquires University Park Facility

Published May 28, 2013
Lineage Logistics ("Lineage"), a warehousing and logistics company sponsored by Bay Grove Capital LLC (“Bay Grove”), announced today that it has acquired the real estate and assets of the University Park facility (“UP”) located in the greater Chicago market of University Park, IL.


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