State of Illinois OK’s $23 Million to NIU for the Center of Community Sustainability

The Illinois Capital Development Board is now accepting bids from engineering and architectural firms for the planning phrase of the project, according to its website, with a projected goal to select a contractor by Oct.11.
The sustainability center was announced in October 2018. The announcement also marked NIU’s entry into the Illinois Innovation Network, a conglomerate of state-funded research centers under development meant to drive statewide economic growth and address global issues, such as climate change.

The 30,000 square foot facility could start in 2023 with a completion date of 2026.

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