Helping a Food Company Grow Through Complete Building Solutions

Challenge

Supervalu is a grocery industry leader serving customers through more than 2,000 owned, franchised, and independently owned stores across the country, as well as an integrated distribution and supply chain network. As a major player in this highly competitive segment of the food industry, Supervalu requires an architectural and engineering partner with a deep understanding of food production, distribution and sales facility requirements, and the ability to respond quickly to changing market drivers.

Solution

Through a strong partnership developed over several years, SEH architects and engineers have delivered a wide range of building and site solutions to meet Supervalu’s needs.

Projects include:

  • Test Kitchen and Food Laboratory Relocation – Relocation of test kitchen lab program to other buildings within existing corporate campus. Included a 15,000 sq. ft. addition and 30,000 sq. ft. of renovation. The program included food preparation, control rooms, taste testing, subject interface and office support.
     
  • New U.S. Regional Distribution Centers – Three new 300,000 sq. ft. regional food distribution centers, with complete cold box, freezer box, cold and dry loading/distribution, automated pick systems, high-piled storage and office operations.
     
  • Renovations to U.S. Regional Distribution Centers – Various renovations to existing 200,000 sq. ft. regional food distribution centers, including dry, cold and freezer box, loading/receiving, and office operations.
     
  • New Sav-A-Lot Regional Distribution Centers in five locations.

Project
Office, research, distribution and retail facilities for Supervalu

Location
Multiple Locations

Client
SuperValu

Services

  • Architecture and building design
  • Civil engineering
  • Environmental engineering and science
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Mechanical and electrical engineering
  • Water resources engineering