Listen to Attorneys Bob Fioretti, Richard Linden, and John Kieken with Slocum in the Morning on WJOL on February 2, 2024. They discussed the recent victory in the Appellate Court in the Stop NorthPoint Quality of Life lawsuit, and the urgent need to raise funds for expert witnesses at trial…. Read more →
Listen to Attorney Richard Linden and John Kieken with Slocum in the Morning on WJOL on October 30, 2023. They discussed the ongoing litigation including the recent victory of the FOIA case, Kieken v. Joliet, as well as the Stop NorthPoint Quality of Life lawsuit and the proposed Peotone Airport… Read more →
Nothing about NorthPoint is easy, and that was the case again this week with the annexation of 55 more acres for the massive warehouse project. NorthPoint Development wants to develop more than 1,200 acres for warehouses, a plan fiercely opposed by residents who live closest to the proposed development called the Third Coast Intermodal Hub…. Read more →
Just before the Joliet City Council on April 18 narrowly approved annexing some 55 acres in Jackson Township, with outgoing Mayor Bob O’Dekirk casting the tie-breaking vote, Township Supervisor Matt Robbins told the council the owner, East Gate Logistics – that is, NorthPoint, already has the property on the market. … Read more →
The 55 acres would give NorthPoint the land contiguity it needs to develop warehouses in more than 900 acres previously annexed into Joliet in 2021, according to a city staff report…. Read more →
CenterPoint Properties has filed a second lawsuit against Joliet alleging that the City Council acted “in retribution” in May when it denied zoning for further development of the CenterPoint Intermodal Center.
The retribution was linked to CenterPoint’s opposition to the controversial NorthPoint Development project, CenterPoint alleges…. Read more →
The legal fight against NorthPoint Development goes on even as the developer moves ground this summer for its future Third Coast Intermodal Hub.
NorthPoint began construction in late June in Joliet with four lawsuits pending in Will County Court aimed at stopping or impeding the developer’s plan to build its 2,300-acre logistics park stretching from Joliet to Elwood…. Read more →
The Joliet City Council on Tuesday voted for NorthPoint Development’s plans to start building a 2,300-acre industrial park while blocking rival developer CenterPoint Properties from continuing development.
The vote came a week after a partnership that includes CenterPoint sued the city, contending that it is being damaged by city approvals of the NorthPoint project…. Read more →
The private partnership building the Houbolt Road bridge on Thursday laid out a case in court to stop the controversial NorthPoint Development industrial park.
A Will County judge is expected to rule Friday on a motion for an emergency order that would stop a Joliet City Council vote on the project. The council plans to vote Tuesday on plats, which NorthPoint needs approved before it can start construction…. Read more →