On behalf of DO & CO, an Austrian-based airline caterer, McShane Construction was selected to provide the comprehensive renovation services for its food preparation facility. The operation is located on a 5.5-acre site in Des Plaines, Illinois, within minutes of O’Hare International Airport.
Extensive renovations to the 112,065 square foot, 24′ clear facility included new office areas, conference rooms, reception area, as well as the construction of a new kitchen and the replacement of all building systems including HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems. The facility features a 24,416 square foot production area, 69,142 square feet of storage space, 11,254 square feet of office space, a 7,253 square foot dock staging area and a sizable freezer/cooler component.
In order to accommodate the production needs of the client, McShane Construction completed temporary kitchens and food preparation areas allowing the facility to become operational one month before final completion.