Speculative Cold Storage

Speculative Cold Storage is Hot

Growing demand for refrigerated cold storage space, along with increasing investor interest and better understanding of how to build these facilities, is spurring speculative cold storage development. Today, retrofitting traditional warehouses may be an advantageous way to capitalize on the …
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Converting Dry Storage to a Cold DC

Grocery supplier C&S Wholesale Grocers of Troutdale, OR, tasked ESI Group USA with converting an existing 75,908 sq. ft. of speculative dry storage into a refrigerated distribution center, with a refrigerated dock, both of which needed to operate at 35℉. …
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Site work in progress at Sacramento Jobsite

David Weingart, ESI’s onsite Construction Manager, leads a team of specialty contractors as site work in Sacramento begins for a 300,000+ square foot Greenfield Food Distribution Facility for US Foods.  Baker-Williams is surveying the site for utilities and building foundations.  …
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ESI Group joins Ben E. Keith at Alabama Groundbreaking

On October 16th, Ben E. Keith Co. held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new foodservice distribution center in New Brockton, Alabama.  The new facility will position the company to expand its distribution coverage in the Southeast by adding up to …
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Managing Food Facility Project Costs

Whether building a greenfield project or renovating an existing food facility, construction costs can skyrocket. While some extra expenses can be completely out of a business’ control, there are many aspects of a design-build project to be aware of that …
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ESI achieves LEED Silver for Ben E. Keith Foods

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michele Loppnow, ESI Group USA, mloppnow@esigroupusa.com  262.369.3535 ESI Design Project achieves LEED Silver for Ben E. Keith Foods Hartland, Wis. – ESI Design Services is the innovative architecture and engineering arm for the nationally accredited design-build engineering and …
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ESI recognized with statewide construction award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michele Loppnow, ESI Group USA, mloppnow@esigroupusa.com  262.369.3535 ESI Group recognized with statewide construction award Hartland, Wis. – ESI Group USA, a nationally accredited design-build engineering and construction management firm specializing in the food industry, was awarded a Silver …
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