Industrial Midwest

Meridian starts work on Wheeling facility renovation

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Meridian Design Build recently started work on the renovation an existing 147,006-square-foot industrial building in Wheeling to accommodate a state-of-the-art sorting and distribution center. The facility, being developed by Scannell Properties, is located near the Chicago Executive Airport.

Meridian Design Build recently started work on the renovation of an existing 147,006-square-foot industrial building in Wheeling to accommodate a state-of-the-art sorting and distribution center. The facility, being developed by Scannell Properties, is located near the Chicago Executive Airport.

The new home delivery facility will include a 139,693-square-foot package sortation/distribution center and 7,300 square feet of office space. Site modifications will be made to accommodate 23 exterior trailer positions, 34 van storage positions and a 129 car employee parking lot. Six new loading docks and five additional drive-in doors will be provided to accommodate the operation of the new facility.

The project is being completed on a design/build basis. Architectural services are being provided by Cornerstone Architects Ltd. and civil engineering work is being completed by Spaceco Inc.