Construction has started on the property on the northwest corner of Highway E and 22nd Avenue.

Golden Oil is building a gas station its corporate offices there in a 7,500 square feet two-story building that will also feature a gas station and convenience store, a Subway, Hunt Brothers Pizza and Chester’s Chicken according to Paul Bhardwaj CEO and founder of Golden Oil.

“It will provide needed products and services that are not currently available in the area,” he said.

Golden Oil has another location in Somers at the Highway 142 exit of I-94.

“We find Somers to be a great place to do business,” said Bhardwaj. “We found the Village Board shares the same interests as we do to improve Somers.”

The business is expected to open by March 2021.

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Officials gather for the ground breaking of the new Golden Oil building. Photos courtesy of Emily Kollmann.