Project Details

As part of Hilco Redevelopment Partner’s Exchange 55, their sustainable, state-of-the-art logistics facility in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood, BEAR was hired for a build-to-suit/design-build of a 20-acre fleet storage and service facility for their national retail client: Target. Project scope overview:

  • Redevelopment of a former brown field site involving select remediation of contaminated areas followed by mass earthwork consisting of over 165,000 cubic yards of fill material cut from the site, 455,000 square feet of 12” heavy duty paving, 108,000 square feet of 8” steel-fiber reinforced concrete, Deep Dynamic Compaction (DDC) technique to improve subsurface conditions, an extensive 2,800 lineal feet of Earth Retention System around the perimeter of the primary upper truck staging and logistics area, which supports the 23’ high raised lot
  • Three new ground-up buildings: 8,000-SF precast concrete Maintenance Building, 1,500-SF CMU Transportation Office Building and a 732-SF CMU Guard House Building with design-build MEPs for each
  • Two large underground stormwater storage retention systems (1,168,168 gallon combined capacity)
  • Two new pre-engineered dual stall truck service canopies
  • 386 parking stalls, 20 tractor heater outlets, YETI truck trailer snow removal system
  • Construction of a new CDOT Spec. 650’ Access Road (James J. O’Connor) with select stormwater detention system (connects Exchange 55 to New Fleet Yard)
  • New 800A electrical service with extensive LED site lighting and landscaping
  • New 500kW Back-up/Emergency Service Permanent Generator System with pad, disconnect and transfer switch
  • New bio-swale pond connected to new outfall to Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal
  • Extensive coordination to install all new primary U/G site utility feeds through a 12 ft wide x 12 ft deep Railroad Easement inside four (4) steel pipe casings with BNSF fusion bonded epoxy coating
  • Project entered into the Voluntary Site Remediation Program with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency “IEPA” to achieve a comprehensive No Further Remediation (NFR) determination