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Project ALDI, Inc. Food Distribution Facility – South Windsor, CT

A M King provided complete development and design-build services for this project which was completed in 2008. In addition to providing complete design and engineering services for this project, A M King also provided full site selection and site purchase negotiations, and all state and local tax incentive negotiations resulting in over $10 million of state and local incentives on behalf of the owner. A M King also provided extensive off-site roadway construction and improvements, constructing over 1 mile of new off-site roadway and utility lines. Portions of the site also required hazardous material removal and remediation. The total construction duration from mobilization to occupancy was 16 months.

Project Specifications:

  • 492,000 SF greenfield food distribution facility
  • 110,000 SF of cooler and freezer space ranging from -20° to 38°
  • 356,000 SF of dry warehouse space
  • 17,000 SF of single story class A office space
  • 104 acres, approximately 80 acres were developed and improved
  • Cooler and freezer spaces are 35 feet in height, and are cooled by penthouse mounted evaporators and an 8,000 pound ammonia refrigerant system
  • Exterior wall panels are factory cast architectural concrete panels with a granite aggregate finish
  • Floors throughout are comprised of shrinkage compensating concrete with a dewatered topping
  • Paving consists of heavy duty concrete
  • 95 dock stations with full vertical levelers
ALDI, Inc. food distribution and storage design-build