Thursday, August 6, 2009

Sycamore to consider FBI proposal on Monday

On Monday, the Sycamore Township Zoning Commission will consider a planned unit development (PUD) major adjustment that would allow the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to build a new field office for its Special Weapons and Tactics and Hazardous Materials units.

The development, to be built near 8050 Montgomery Road and totaling approximately 109,000 square feet, would include a four-story office building, a one-story annex for the FBI's automotive repair and retrofitting facilities, and a parking deck.

The office and annex would be constructed with pre-cast concrete and glass, with aluminum accents and panels.

Applicant Barry Real Estate Companies, Inc. has been selected by the U.S. General Services Administration to petition for the zoning change on behalf of the FBI.

If approved, site work could begin in October, with occupancy scheduled for April or May of 2011.

For security reasons, site plans and drawings have only been available to the public by visiting the township's Planning & Zoning Department during normal business hours.

The FBI project would be located adjacent to Kenwood Towers, a Class A office and hotel project under development by Neyer Properties.

The Sycamore Township Board of Trustees approved a zoning change for Kenwood Towers in May.

Previous reading on BC:
Kenwood Towers seeks Thursday approval (5/5/09)
Kenwood Towers would include offices, hotel (3/17/09)