WHEELING, W.Va. — The first new building to be constructed in downtown Wheeling in decades has officially opened.

The Health Plan hosted a ribbing cutting ceremony Thursday to celebrate the completion of the 53,000 square foot, four- story facility.

The project brings the Health Plan’s corporate headquarters back to where it started in West Virginia from Ohio.

Nearly 400 full-time employees will work at the building.

According to The Intelligencer, each floor features restrooms and a refreshment area. Normal business hours will be from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday. Some employees could begin working as early as 6 a.m.

Governor Jim Justice joined Wheeling Mayor Glenn Elliott, former mayors Nick Sparachane and Andy McKenzie and The Health Plan CEO Jim Pennington to cut the ribbon.

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