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alan alan and i'm alan marsden. construction on the up-and- coming meriam park is underway in southeast chico. kenn grossman of sierra nevada brewing company and dan gonzales of fifth sun are the lead developers of meriam park. boxes lauren lauren action news now reporter laura eng is live at meriam park with details on the construction plans, laura? reporter this park is designed to combine businesses, social spaces and residences all in once space ... the park is expected to be finished in the next 7 to 10 years. 888pkg888 this, is meriam park ... while much of it is still under development, there are big plans visionary projects that every city hopes to have. there will be commercial and residential properties, with the west side of bruce road between east 20th street and humboldt road. they have every vision for the aspect of the economy so creating businesses, creating a rural hub for food. in government use of the property ... the state invested in the butte county court house. federal government which invested in the veterans hospital which is adjacent to the courthouse. additionally there will be several residential homes on property... it's really a comprehensive network of livability and government. it's really an interesting collection and we're just gglad it's moving forward. the construction has peaked the curiosity of many homeowners who live nearby meriam park. it's good to see work coming to chico. i like the development. i'm a contractor and i think it helps the whole environment here. several major businesses are building offices in meriam park including firm will have a 7-thousand square acre, two story building. i think it would be a good impact. i enjoy seeing new things being built, that's what we do. i enjoy seeing the construction, helps my men and keeps the economy going too. ### reporter live developer dan gonzalez told me chico is at an all time low for commercial vacancy and he believes this park will fill this gap... live in chico, laura eng, action news now. ###