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Butz breaks ground on expansion in downtown Allentown

By Katie Shank, Senior Producer, KShank@wfmz.com
Published On: Jun 07 2012 02:42:01 PM CDT
Updated On: Jun 07 2012 04:27:56 PM CDT

A major expansion project is officially under way in downtown Allentown.

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

A major expansion project is officially under way in downtown Allentown.

Ground was broken Thursday afternoon to expand the Butz Corporate Center on Hamilton Street.

The project will add 50,000 square feet to the center to make room for retailers and other offices.

The project is expected to bring about 150 jobs to the city, officials said.