2007 - 2011 / Chicago, Illinois

Testa Produce, Inc. Headquarters and Produce Distribution Facility

Client

Testa Produce, Inc. 2007 - 2011 / Chicago, Illinois

Services

Architecture
Civil Engineering
Sustainability
Industrial Process Engineering

Markets

Office
Storage Warehouse
Warehouse
Energy

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Overview

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.

Process

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. This building is one of the most sustainable industrial facilities of its kind and the first LEED-NC Platinum Refrigerated Distribution Facility.

The building features numerous Epstein developed sustainable design strategies including incorporating a 238-foot-tall wind turbine that will provide power to the facility, and a variety of landscape, solar and water conservation features.

“Throughout the project the Epstein team was informative, accommodating, and tremendously helpful in aiding us achieve the goals we set out to accomplish through the design and construction of this new building. This building represents our passion and dedication to sustainability and it was important to collaborate with the most reliable and professional team we could find to help make it a reality, Workign with Epstein helped us solidify that accomplishment."

Peter Testa President, Testa Produce, Inc.

Awards

Best of 2011, Green Building
2011, ENR Midwest

Green Development of the Year
2012, NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association - Chicago Chapter Awards For Excellence

Limelight Award - Green Building Innovation - New Construction
2012, United States Green Building Council (Chicago Chapter)

Vision Award - Sustainability
2012, Urban Land Institute (Chicago Chapter)

Eminent Conceptor Award
2013, American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois

Honor Award - Building/Technology Systems
2013, American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois

Team

Stuart R. White, PE, LEED AP
Senior Vice President, Director of Industrial Projects

Offices

Chicago
312.454.9100
info@epsteinglobal.com