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Project ALDI National IT Facility

ALDI, a growing grocer based in Batavia, IL, needed to relieve overcrowding in its corporate headquarters. The answer was to move the entire IT Department to an existing, 82,000-square foot facility in Aurora, IL. The building required total demolition of its interior and a complete build out that incorporated modern design and technology.

A M King managed the design and renovation, which turned the 1980s structure into a fully operational facility–allowing ALDI to introduce a work café, offer open office spaces and wellness rooms, and enjoy energy savings from installation of LED lighting and natural gas heat. ALDI was confident A M King would not only finish the challenging operation on time, but present a completed project that would exceed expectations.

Project Specifications:

  • Floor layout includes curved walls with bright inviting colors and raised ceilings
  • 4,000-square-foot work café
  • Server room with a redundant cooling and power backup UPS/generator systems
  • Conference rooms with integrated audio/visual devices
  • Open office space with adjustable height work stations
  • All new HVAC system
  • LED dimmable light and sensors
  • Re-caulk and sealing of window system
  • Natural gas heat in rooftop units and new hot water heater
  • Full-height glass manager walls to increase natural light