Testa Produce
Chicago, Illinois Epstein provided architectural design, civil engineering and LEED consulting services for the new 91,300 square foot headquarters and produce distribution facility for Testa Produce, Inc. located in the old Union Stockyards complex in Chicago, Illinois. The 12.86-acre project includes 20,000 square feet of Class A office space and a distribution center containing a 7,600 square foot 0° freezer, 24,700 square feet of cooler space, approximately 39,000 square feet of dry warehouse and 40 truck dock positions on two refrigerated cross docks. When this building is officially certified by the USGBC it will be one of the most sustainable industrial facilities of its kind and the first LEED-NC Platinum Grocery Distribution Facility. The building features numerous sustainable design elements including a 238-foot-tall wind turbine that will provide power to the facility, and a variety of landscape, solar and water conservation features.
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