Parke & Son Plans To Expand Its Warehousing Facility In Decatur, Illinois
“This is great news for Parke and Parke employees, a new and exciting chapter in the long and ongoing story that is our company …We are expecting new business and do not plan to vacate any of our existing facilities. Construction may begin as early as next week,” company President Bruce Stoddard said.
“Parke has been an important part of Decatur’s industrial community for more than 160 years,” said Richard Stoddard, Parke & Son, Inc. Chairman/CEO. “We are happy to have the opportunity to be among the first in making an investment that is directly related to business activity at the Midwest Inland Port, and we hope to be positioned to support additional growth in future years. Being in the Decatur – Macon County Enterprise Zone was a key factor in our making the decision to move forward with this project at this time.”
Bruce Stoddard added,: “This development will provide construction jobs for approximately 48 people over the life of the project. We are pleased to have selected The Romano Company, a local company, as our general contractor and are happy that these construction jobs will provide opportunities for local skilled labor. Moreover, additional full-time jobs will become available upon the completion of the project with additional employment opportunities developing as we realize the full utilization of the additional space.”
Canada-Based Prepac Manufacturing Chooses Whitsett, North Carolina, for Furniture Factory
Dollar General Plans Walton, Kentucky Distribution Center and Bowling Green Cold Storage Hub
2019 Leading Metro Locations: Pacific and South-Atlantic Metros Dominate the List
2019 Top States for Doing Business: Georgia Ranks #1 Sixth Year in a Row
Site Selection 2020: The Importance of “Regional Depth” with Global Reach
How are Uncertain Times Altering Company Location Strategies?
A Heightened Focus on Reshoring
34th Annual Corporate Survey & the 16th Annual Consultants Survey