A proposed new three-story warehouse building is planned for an area between County Road 17 and County Road 19 along the Indiana Toll Road in Elkhart County. Provided image
A proposed new three-story warehouse building is planned for an area between County Road 17 and County Road 19 along the Indiana Toll Road in Elkhart County. Provided image
ELKHART — The Elkhart County Redevelopment Commission has approved a multi-million dollar package of infrastructure improvements that would allow for the potential development of what would be the region’s largest building. 

A 100-acre parcel on the north side of the Indiana Toll Road between County Road 17 and County Road 19 has been selected as one of the potential landing sites for a $200 million logistics facility with a high-degree of automation, said Chris Stager, CEO of the Economic Development Corp. of Elkhart County

Officials aren't saying who would occupy the building or how many other places might be competing for the project.

But last week, the Redevelopment Commission voted to tentatively approve what could be up to $10 million in assistance through TIF financing to defray site development costs of $14 million to $15 million, said Stager, adding that the final OK will be in the hands of the county commissioners. 

Site development includes construction of an industrial-grade road that would connect County Road 17 to County Road 19, the extension of utilities along the roadway and the construction of a round-about at the current entrance to the Toll Road at County Road 17 that would also serve as an entrance and exit from the site, said Stager. 

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