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Real Estate Journal — Green Buildings — September 29 - October 12, 2017 — 27B


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Over one million s/f facility; LEED Silver Certified Ware Malcomb announces construction is complete on new Medline Distribution Center

TLANTA, GA — Ware Malcomb , an award- winning international design firm, today announced construction is complete on the new Medline Industries Inc. distribution center comprised of over one million s/f in At- lanta. Ware Malcomb provided architectural and interior de- sign services for the project, which is one of many facilities completed based on a national prototype developed jointly by Medline and Ware Malcomb. Ware Malcomb has completed over 30+ projects nationally for Medline, which is the largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of healthcare supplies in the United States. Medline Industries Inc.’s new build-to-suit, 1,069,200 s/f distribution center includes 1,042,622 s/f of warehouse A BALA CYNWYD, PA — Keystone Property Group , a real estate developer, man- ager and investor of mixed- use properties announced that its GSB Building in Bala Cynwyd has received Energy Star certification following the completion of $12 million in renovations at the 245,000 s/f office and retail property. The comprehensive prop- erty upgrades include a major facelift to the building’s main entrance and an expanded lobby with modern aesthetics, including a new revolving door, canopy, flooring, LED lighting and furnishings. The build- ing’s multi-tenant floors also received entirely new interior corridors, including carpeting, wall covering, ceiling tiles and fully renovated restrooms. The upgrades included a complete overhaul of the build- ing’s three-story garage, bring- ing much-needed enhance- ments to a component that had been in disrepair when Key- stone acquired the property in 2016. The building’s HVAC system also received signifi- cant improvements, including two new chillers and pumps,

Silver certification from the US Green Building Council . “This impressive new facil- ity reflects a new standard for Medline’s distribution centers across the United States,” said Michael Bennett, Principal at Ware Malcomb. “It was a privi- lege to work withMedline’s out- standing team on the interior and exterior design to ensure that it would meet the complex needs of the company now and in the future.” The general contractor for the project was Alston Con- struction and the structural engineer was Smith/Roberts & Associates, Inc. Ware Malcomb, which opened a new office in Atlanta last year, has completed over 50 projects throughout Georgia, most of them being located in the Metro Atlanta area. n and the polish we’re applying to it enhances tenants’ ability to fully engage their employees and foster their innovative work.” With the renovations com- plete, Keystone will now com- mence its plans to roll out significant tenant amenities and community engagement activities in the revamped lobby and garage facilities. Future enhancements at the building will include signifi- cant upgrades to the electrical infrastructure, including a new switch-gear system, which will provide tenants with increased electrical capacity by the end of the year. Keystone is also enhancing the building’s el- evators, refurbishing cabs and upgrading the elevators’ mechanical systems. “As we have begun rolling out these enhancements over the last few months, we’ve received a lot of positive ten- ant feedback on the enhanced working environment we’ve already been able to create,” added Gottlieb. “We’re eager to implement these additional upgrades, and continue raising the bar for our tenants.” n

Medline Industries Inc. distribution center

with conveyors and automated storage systems. The facility also contains a temperature control room, 150+ dock doors and over 1,000 skylights. The facility has achieved LEED

space and 26,578 s/f of office space. A concrete tilt-up con- struction method was used, re- sulting in shorter lead times for the construction phase. Ware Malcomb employed a patterned

reveal design that is unique to the tilt-up method. Construct- ed with load-bearing site-cast concrete panels with a clear height of 37 feet, the warehouse is fully racked and equipped

Keystone Property Group’s GSB Building lands Energy Star Certification after significant renovations

GSB Building tree in Media, Pa.; Parkview in King of Prussia, Pa; and 5 Sentry and 16-18 VEVA in Blue Bell, Pa. “The GSB Building is an iconic commercial property in a prime Main Line location, and

and a new cooling tower. The GSB Building is among a number of Keystone Property Group buildings to recently re- ceive Energy Star certification, joining 100 Independence Mall West in Philadelphia; Rose-

its recent Energy Star certifi- cation serves as a testament to Keystone’s commitment to en- suring it remains at the top of its class,” said Richard Got- tlieb , president of Keystone. “The property is a true gem,

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