Peak Construction to Construct First LEED Accredited Ford Dealership in Illinois
Peak Construction Corporation to Construct First LEED Accredited Ford Dealership in Illinois
Des Plaines, IL (March 26, 2013) — Peak Construction Corporation has been selected as Design Builder by Westfield Ford in Countryside, IL to oversee their $4 million car dealership renovation and expansion. Westfield Ford will be the first LEED accredited Ford dealership in the State of Illinois. The facility will remain open during the multiple-phase, seven month construction period that started March 18, 2013. Peak is teamed with Heitman Architects Incorporated and will perform MEP trades under a design/build format to allow for fast-track completion of the project.
The project will also comply with the 2012 Energy Conservation Code which has strict prerequisites regarding the exterior shell, including the roof and façade finishes. Totaling 38,500 Sq. Ft., the Westfield renovation and expansion will provide significant improvements for both the dealership’s 70 employees and thousands of monthly customers, including a new 12,865 Sq. Ft. Showroom, a 1,260 Sq. Ft. Customer Service area, and a 1,800 Sq. Ft. Parts Department. The facility also features 33 service bays.
Peak Construction Corporation offers full-service design/build and build-to-suit construction services to the hospitality, retail, office, healthcare, food and beverage, manufacturing and distribution markets. The firm is headquartered in Des Plaines, Illinois. More information is available at www.peakconstruction.com.
Westfield Ford has been family-owned and operated for over 25 years. Located in Countryside, Illinois, Westfield Ford offers new, used and pre-owned vehicles, maintenance service, and also works regularly with a variety of charitable organizations. More information is available at www.westfieldford.com.