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Statement of Qualifications For more information please contact: Richard Amadon, Senior Vice President o: (518) 453-8796 m: (518) 416-4435 e: ramadon@chatechservices.com

Engineering, Design/Build and Construction Management Services Warehouses & Distribution Centers May 2018 Presented to:

The Walsh Group


Corporate Headquarters 575 Broadway, Suite 301 Albany, NY 12207 Phone: (518) 453-4500 Fax: (518) 453 2873 www.chacompanies.com

CHA at a Glance 950 staff, 297 professional licenses Offices across the US and Canada Licensed in all 50 states US Green Building Council member; 40 Accredited staff Full service engineering firm Proud to be an ENR Top 100 Design Firm: • #54 of the Top 500 Design Firms • #33 of the Top 100 Pure Designers • #9 of the Top 20 Design Firms in the Manufacturing Sector • #8 of the Largest Design Firms in New York State Ranked #1 Engineering Firm in the Capital Region by Albany Business Review

CHA Tech Services CHA’s construction management & design/build affiliate Markets: • Food & Beverage • Warehousing & Logistics • Industrial & Manufacturing • Power & Energy • Capital & Expense Management • Sports Facilities

Firm Profile CHA Consulting, Inc. is a highly diversified, full-service engineering and construction management firm working to responsibly improve the world we live in. With decades of experience, CHA brings together the talent, technology, and partnerships to meet our clients’ evolving needs. Located throughout the United States and Canada, we provide a wide range of planning and design services to public, private and institutional clients. Our talented professionals strive to elate our clients in everything we do. We act as your single point of contact from start to finish, utilizing technology advancements and adapting teams, schedules, budgets and services to each unique challenge. Our client focus is driven by trust and collaboration. Together with you, we design, study, manage, and build projects that enhance our world. Established in 1952, CHA is a 950+ person full-service engineering firm, nationally recognized for providing our clients with innovative approaches to planning and design in the built environment. Being a multi-disciplined company we are committed to an integrated approach to project delivery that is focused on design excellence, client service and sustainability. Our experience is focused on providing our clients the following areas of expertise: •• •• •• •• ••

Asset Management Energy Studies Facility Master Planning Programming Building Systems Design

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Environmental Compliance Sports Architecture Landscape Architecture Infrastructure Security and Life Safety

Construction Management Services CHA Tech Services LLC (CHATS) is a construction management & design/ build firm specializing in the design and construction of technically complex projects in the industrial, manufacturing and energy business sectors. Since being founded in 1996 by our parent company, engineering firm CHA, we have offered our clients the convenience and effectiveness of working with a single point of responsibility for both their design and construction needs. By staying true to our principles of quality and professionalism, we have developed a reputation as a firm clients can trust with technically challenging and time-sensitive projects.

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Our expertise enables us to construct all phases of a design while staying on schedule and within the budget of a project. Our operational experience with active facilities sets us apart from competitors, and allows us to successfully complete renovation projects with minimal interruption to our client’s business. In addition, our Program Management staff provides you with a single point of contact through all phases of project planning, design and construction. If the need arises, we can provide upfront expertise to help clients define any problems and their appropriate solutions. Your contact will then guide the solution through programming, engineering and construction in order to see that any issue or problem is properly resolved. Our team of skilled project managers brings years of experience from a range of backgrounds, such as professional engineering and construction. This diverse base of resources enables us to assist you throughout the processes of permitting, construction and facility commissioning no matter what your project manager’s background is. Another significant resource available to you is the expertise of our engineering and design affiliate, CHA, one of Engineering News Record’s (ENR) Top 100 U.S. design firms. Our association with CHA allows us to provide our clients with outstanding value-engineering benefits using a true design-build project delivery system. Our services include: •• •• •• •• •• •• •• ••

Bid development procurement Building permit administration Capital/maintenance management Code compliance review Construction management Contract administration Cost estimating Design/build

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Design review General contracting On-site monitoring Program management Project documentation Quality assurance Scheduling Turn-key Project Delivery

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Location: Schodack, NY Services: Civil Engineering/Site Design Environmental Transportation/Traffic Utilities Landscape Architecture

Warehouse Distribution Center Hannaford Brothers

In response to the supermarket needs of Hannaford Bros. Co., a 1,013,000 sf warehouse/distribution facility was constructed on a 100-acre parcel in the Town of Schodack. The facility supplies dry groceries, frozen food, dairy, produce, meat and deli items to their retail operations in New York and New England. CHA’s scope of services included preparation of an environmental impact statement, traffic impact study, landscape design, stormwater management plan, water and wastewater treatment facilities design, and ecological site assessment.

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Location: Plympton, MA Services: Civil Engineering/Site Design Permitting

Sysco Distribution Center Sysco Corporation

The project consists of the construction of a state-of-the-art 650,000 SF distribution facility and 18,040Âą SF truck maintenance, wash, and fueling facility on the eastern side of the lot and associated infrastructure (water, sewer, gas, electric, telecom, fire). The proposed development consists of a distribution facility, a fuelingmaintenance facility, two stormwater basins, paved access drives, truck, employee and visitor parking facilities, loading and maneuvering areas. The stormwater system was designed to comply with the Massachusetts Stormwater Policy and Town of Plympton Subdivision Requirements. CHA performed the overall land planning site design and permitting through the Town of Plympton. CHA also secured MassDOT Access Permit as well as the Design, Permitting and Construction (Design-Build) for the package water treatment storage and wastewater treatment facilities. #


Location: Florida, NY Services: Civil Engineering/Site Design Survey Environmental Site Assessment Traffic Study Wetland Permitting

Target Distribution Center Target Corporation

CHA was retained to provide comprehensive land development planning, site design, and permitting targets for this distribution center. CHA’s scope of services included civil and landscape site plans, boundary and topographic surveys, environmental site audits, traffic impact studies, wetland permitting and assistance in obtaining approval from local planning and zoning boards.

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Location: Johnstown, NY Services: Civil Engineering/Site Design Utilities Geotechnical Electrical Distribution

Yogurt Factory Site Improvements FAGE USA Dairy Industry

Dry Storage Building Expansion: Site, structural pad, and electric relocation design; and permitting were prepared for a dry storage building expansion and truck apron addition at the producer of yogurt products. Design components included site modifications and grading for two building additions, concrete dock apron for dock doors, exterior sanitary and stormwater system modifications, electric service relocation for primary service and exterior lighting, permitting, and stormwater management report updates. A geotechnical investigation was performed in preparation for the design of the two additions. Facility and Parking Expansion: A plant expansion of approximately 103,000 sf and parking lot expansion for up to 300 spaces was planned. Project components included site modifications and grading for building and parking addition, hydronically heated concrete truck apron and east plant entrance, retaining wall extension, exterior storm sewer system modifications, and upgrade to utility systems. Site/Civil and Site Electrical: Site/civil, site electrical engineering, and site power distribution engineering oversight services were provided. Site plans, construction details, and specifications were completed for site layout, erosion and sediment control, site lighting, and landscaping. Plans were also prepared for utility systems, storm sewer systems, earthwork, permanent roads, and parking lot. #


Location: Charlotte, NC Services: Design Construction Management

Distribution Center Expansion Frito Lay

CHA Tech Services is providing design and construction management services for a new 53,000 sq ft expansion and renovation of an existing distribution center in Charlotte, NC. The expansion will accommodate a new automatic storage and retrieval system (ASRS) and low bay pick center. Approximately 130 new truck and route parking spaces, and 18 dock spaces. A new 3-level conveyor bridge that will connect the distribution center to the production plant will also be constructed as part of project. This project is part of Frito-Lay’s Geographic Enterprise Solutions (GES) initiative across the nation. This initiative automates their distribution system by adding craned based pallet storage and also automatically assembles Frito-Lay product into store based orders for delivery.

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Location: Dallas, TX Services: Design Construction Management

Distribution Center Expansion Frito Lay

CHA Tech Services provided design and construction management services for a new $18M, 65,000 sf ASRS/low bay pick facility and renovation of the existing production center in Dallas, TX. This project will provide 35 new dock positions for the low bay pick area and the distribution center. Over 165 new truck and tractor parking spaces will be created as well a 304 space parking lot for vehicles. A new 3-level conveyor bridge that will connect the distribution center to the production plant will be constructed as part of the project as well. This project is part of Frito-Lay’s Geographic Enterprise Solutions (GES) initiative across the nation. This initiative automates their distribution system by adding craned based pallet storage and also automatically assembles Frito-Lay product into store based orders for delivery.

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Location: Jacksonville, FL Services: Design Construction Management

Distribution Center Expansion Frito Lay

CHA Tech Services provided design and construction management services for a new 21,821 sf expansion to an existing distribution center located in Jacksonville, Florida. The addition consists of prefabricated metal building, insulated metal panels on a concrete slab floor. The new section is equipped with a hydraulically designed fire protection system that was designed and installed in accordance with FM Global guidelines and local building codes. The project was completed in 4 months while the facility remained active. The expansion also added 15 new dock positions and over 70 new parking spaces for automobiles and truck parking. The site development required substantial clearing and grubbing of a dense wooded area.

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Location: Columbia, MD Services: Permitting Structural Mechanical Electrical Civil Engineering/Site Design Construction Management

Automated Storage and Retrieval System

Global Beverage Distributor – Columbia, Maryland CHA Tech Services was contracted for a design build project. The client leased a 175,000 sf warehouse and hired CHATS to do a build to suit renovation to support a new automated storage system and sales office. CHATS’ scope included all the required permitting, engineering and construction services required to support this new automated system. The project included design and renovation of 175,000 sf warehouse space including the installation of 24 new docks, electrical services to support the new automaton backed up by a 500kw generator. Design coordination and construction of the In-rack fire sprinklers. Replacement of 55,000 sf interior slab and a 5,500 sf office expansion added onto the existing warehouse. Site work included relocation and modifications to existing underground utilities and site expansion to allow for expanded truck parking and two check-in canopies.

Value engineered several trades to save the client close to $2,000,000

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Location: Tampa, FL Services: Design Construction Management

Automated Storage and Retrieval System Global Beverage Distributor

The project is the design and construction of the Client’s first automated storage and retrieval system. The facility is approximately 26,000 sf, 100 ft tall and can store up to 120,000 full pallets. The facility operates with a warehouse management system that automatically stores and retrieves deep storage pallets. It is designed to withstand 130 mph winds. Truck circulation around the site was also improved, trailer parking was increased and six new dock positions were also added with this renovation.

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Location: West Jordan, UT Services: Mechanical Electrical Construction Management

Refrigerated Automated Storage and Retrieval System Dannon

CHA Tech Services was hired as part of team to expand Dannon’s existing facility in West Jordan, UT. The addition added 35,750 sq ft to the existing cooler dock and cooling cells, including a 38 degree cooler AS/RS and pallet exchange/stretch wrap area. The expansion was refrigerated from the existing plan refrigeration system via a tie in to the existing glycol lines. A corridor connecting the production area to the cooler structures was also built, as was a mechanical/electrical/battery charging area.

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Location: West Jordan, UT Services: Mechanical Electrical Permitting Structural Civil Engineering/Site Design Construction Management

Multiple Projects

Global Beverage Distributor - Throughout USA CHA Tech Services has been working with this client for numerous years. Through our efforts, we’ve completed the following projects: •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •• ••

Stone Mountain New Warehouse & Process Facility Raleigh Distribution Facility Expansion Laurel & Johnstown Blow Mold Expansion Tampa ASRS Phoenix Blow Mold Expansion Suffolk Bottling Facility Phoenix Warehouse and Office Renovation Cheverly Technical Support for pH Issues Savannah Engineering and Architectural Support Fairfax Warehouse Renovation Newport News Building Expansion Garner Distribution Facility Expansion

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Office Locations

Albany, NY

Concord, MA

Norwell, MA

Affiliates:

Atlanta, GA

Evansville, IN

Parsippany, NJ

Blacksburg, VA

Hartford, CT

Philadelphia, PA

CHA Tech Services LLC Albany, NY

Bluffton, SC

Houston, TX

Portland, ME

Boston, MA

Indianapolis, IN

Raleigh, NC

Buffalo, NY

Kansas City, MO

Richmond, VA

Burlington, VT

Keene, NH

Rochester, NY

Chantilly, VA

Knoxville, TN

San Ramon, CA

Charlotte, NC

Myrtle Beach, SC

Savannah, GA

Cleveland, OH

Nashville, TN

St. Catharines, ON

Colonie, NY

New York City, NY

Syracuse, NY

Columbus, OH

Newark, NJ

Washington, DC

Gryphon Engineering St. Catharines, ON Novara GeoSolutions Norwell, MA American Fire Protection Birmingham, AL PDT Architects Portland, ME

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Warehouses & Distribution Centers  

Statement of Qualifications for Engineering, Design/Build and Construction Management Services Presented to The Walsh Group

Warehouses & Distribution Centers  

Statement of Qualifications for Engineering, Design/Build and Construction Management Services Presented to The Walsh Group