Oak Forest could soon have a new business along 159th Street, should things continue moving in a positive direction between the city and a currently unnamed interested business.
Community Development Director Adam Dotson and Assistant Community Development Director Dave Newquist have confirmed that the city has an interested party considering the former .
Both Dotson and Newquist said that while talks are still ongoing, a finalized deal could be in the near future.
“It's been a long road, but we might have something done soon,” Newquist said.
Although neither would go into specifics about the business interested, due to the tentative nature , they were optimistic about the space seeing new business soon.
“Nothing is done yet, but if something happens we'll be sure to let everyone know about it,” Dotson said.
Currently the space is listed for $2.4 million by Groebe Action Real Estate Services. The listing touts the space as 47,500-square-feet, set on eight acres of land.
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