Experior Transport has accomplished its $7.5 million buy of 55 acres from the village of Schaumburg for the trucking agency’s controversial however not too long ago authorized new headquarters on the southwest nook of Irving Park and Rodenburg roads.
The closing of the sale occurred three weeks after village trustees in April unanimously authorized the rezoning needed for the Alsip-based agency to construct the amenities.
Nonetheless pending earlier than the anticipated two-year building course of can start is the issuance of permits beneath the evaluate of the village employees, as effectively a watershed administration ordinance allow beneath the jurisdiction of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Larger Chicago.
The village bought the property in two phases about 18 years in the past to order what was seen as one of many final massive websites for a significant unified improvement inside its borders.
Officers entered into a purchase order contract with Experior in 2018.
Since then, the village has created a tax increment financing district for the land, permitting a portion of its property taxes to go towards the almost $20 million in unanticipated wetland mitigation and different web site prices recognized by the Military Corps of Engineers, quite than to native governments.
The ability has been projected to create greater than 200 jobs and generate greater than $425,000 yearly for the village by way of taxes on truck and gasoline gross sales, village officers mentioned.
Although the property lies in a largely business-oriented a part of Schaumburg, there are properties close by in Roselle and unincorporated Schaumburg Township. 13 folks both dwelling in or representing these close by properties spoke in opposition to the event earlier than final month’s rezoning approval, citing considerations over noise, air pollution and site visitors from the vehicles.
Mayor Tom Dailly spoke to these considerations and requested a consultant of Experior to attest they are going to be addressed beneath the authorized plan.
Village officers additionally clarified that vehicles from the Experior facility wouldn’t be permitted to journey south on Rodenburg Street towards residential areas in Roselle.