The Daily Illini

Champaign to offer incentives to Yahoo for expansion

By Angelica Lavito

November 13, 2013

The Champaign City Council directed city staff to negotiate development incentives with Yahoo at Tuesday’s meeting. Yahoo has an office in Research Park and was exploring expanding at either that office or another location, depending on the incentives Champaign offered. The council will likely vote on the ...

Urbana purchases farmland for road construction

Urbana purchases farmland for road construction

By Eli Murray

November 6, 2013

Urbana Department of Public Works signed an agreement on Oct. 23 to purchase 16.96 acres of land from the owners of Heimburger Farm near the 4800 block of North Lincoln Avenue. The land is to be used in the construction of the Olympian Drive project. Once completed, the project will connect Olympian ...