March 20, 2019
The Will Group recently hosted city officials in a groundbreaking for the company’s new $5.4-million electrical equipment production facility on the West Side. The company manufactures electrical equipment for utility companies, municipalities—including Chicago—and private clients,
In business locally for more than a decade, the company will relocate from two smaller facilities and construct the 60,000 square-foot complex with 32-foot ceilings, six loading docks, office space, parking and landscaping. The Will Group is purchasing vacant city-owned land at 825 S. Kilpatrick Ave. for the development that is expected to be completed within 18 months of the land sale.
“We are no longer the ward of vacant lots and abandoned buildings,” said Ald. Michael Scott. “Working together with the city, our community leaders and strong business partners like The Will Group, we are transforming the West Side and bringing more jobs to this community.”
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