Construction on this fast track project was started in September, 2017 and accomplished partial use turnover of 240,000 square foot of space by June, 2018 and final completion in August 2018. The 30 acre, industrially zoned brownfield site is located in Hammond, IN. The new two-story Pre-Engineered Metal Building is composed of 140,000 sf of Sub Assembly, 105,000 sf of Assembly, Cafeteria, Locker Rooms, Maintenance and Administrative Offices.
The prefabricated steel structure features wide open, high bays with painted exposed structural steel construction. The Sub Assembly and Assembly areas are connected by a pedestrian tunnel maintaining separate operations. The office areas house facility and management staff. The interior finishes are composed of polished concrete, epoxy and tile flooring along with painted gypsum walls and suspended acoustical ceilings. A large Cafeteria serves as a departmental meeting and information area.
The building’s exterior is composed of cast in place concrete up to the sill with pre-finished metal siding above. The roof is composed of “galvalum” metal roofing with pre-finished metal gutters and downspouts.
The 30 acre site supports over one million square feet of paved parking and access/egress truck maneuvering lanes along with numerous landscape and greenbelt areas.