Missouri-based Jones Development Co. and the town of Whiteland will break ground Monday on the the first building at the new Whiteland Exchange Business Park. The 2.4 million-square-foot Whiteland Exchange will be located on 167 acres near I-65 in Whiteland. 

Jones Development is currently working on the first two buildings of 436,800 square feet and 168,480 square feet of a total planned 2.4 million square foot speculative industrial development.

 Whiteland officials say the project will bring opportunity and economic development to Whiteland and Johnson County. 

The ceremony will take place Monday at 1 p.m. and include remarks from company leadership and local officials.