City’s Department of Fleet and Facility Management moving to Englewood

The city's Department Of Fleet And Facility Management is moving to Englewood. (Whole Foods Market / via DNAinfo)

The city's Department Of Fleet And Facility Management is moving to Englewood. (Whole Foods Market / via DNAinfo)

ENGLEWOOD — Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Chicago Department of Fleet and Facility Management Commissioner David Reynolds Monday to announce that the department’s headquarters will move to Englewood.

Emanuel said that the new location will “be a facility better suited for the department’s need [and] will help to foster continued economic development on the South Side, while improving the City’s operations.”

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“This announcement is the latest example of our efforts to revitalize the South Side with community investments that will have long-term benefits for residents,” he said.

The current location, at 1685 N. Throop St., and its equipment maintenance facility will move operations and 200 existing jobs to Englewood.

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