Jeffrey A. Raday, PE, President of McShane Construction Company, is pleased to announce that the firm has been selected to provide the construction services for a new Walmart Neighborhood Market located at the corner of East 47th Street and South Cottage Grove Avenue in Chicago, Illinois.
The popular grocery retailer will comprise the ground floor anchor tenant space of The Shops and Lofts at 47, a new mixed-use development currently nearing completion by McShane Construction on behalf of developers, The Community Builders, Inc., Skilken and Troy Enterprises.
The new 41,000 square foot Walmart Neighborhood Market will feature a full grocery component including organic and natural selections, prepared food options, a self-serve deli, bakery and frozen food section together with a full-service pharmacy. The 18’ clear retail space will also incorporate two truck docks and a generous back storage area. As part of the original assignment for The Shops and Lofts at 47, McShane Construction will also complete the property’s sitework and an 85-car parking lot for retail customers.
When completed in August 2014, the development will include 72 mixed-income apartments, an integrated parking garage for 72 vehicles and 54,000 square feet of ground-level retail space including the new Walmart Neighborhood Market.
“We are delighted to have been selected to fulfill the tenant improvement requirements for the new Walmart Neighborhood Market as part of the mixed-use assignment currently underway by McShane Construction,” remarked Raday. “The addition of this popular grocery chain tenant will serve to position The Shops and Lofts at 47 project as a successful mixed-use redevelopment within the City of Chicago as well as provide convenient access to a wide variety of fresh grocery items within the surrounding community.”
BRR Architecture, Inc. is providing the architectural services for the Walmart Neighborhood Market while Pappageorge Haymes Partners is serving as architect for the mixed-use portion of the development.