Construction of the new office building on Susquehanna Street, Jim Thorpe, is about 50 percent complete, according to Fritz Spokas, Carbon County deputy planner. He said July 1 remains as tentative opening date for offices of the State Deartment of Public Assistance, now in the American Hotel, Jim Thorpe, and state Bureau of Employment Security (Job Services) now in the auditorium of Immaculate Conception School, Jim Thorpe.