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ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS Volume 30, Issue 23 December 14 - 27, 2018

Partners with Cybul Cybul Wilhelm on the design of expansion DresdnerRobincompletesworkon$25M Baldor Specialty Foods HQ expansion

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sion is complete and is fully operational. Construction is nearing completion on the sec- ond phase, with 30 additional loading docks being added to the facility. Dresdner Robin was cho- sen for the expansion project because of its history and ex- pertise in land-use consulting and design. Beginning work in 2015, the firm created a multi-phase plan for design and construction at the site. The parcel of land is owned by the New York Economic De- velopment Corp., so Dresdner Robin worked with the city to gain approvals and permits on all construction and engineer- ing services on the site. Dresdner Robin partnered with the architectural firm, Cybul Cybul Wi lhelm (CCW) , on the design of the expansion.  Prince William Board of Coun- ty Supervisors. “By providing a designated Data Center Opportunity Zone and posi- tive business climate for high- caliber enterprise, the County provides an ideal environment that stimulates commercial growth which benefits busi- nesses and residents alike.” Northern Virginia remains the largest data center mar- ket in North America, with Prince WilliamCounty having a significant share. In terms of total volume, Northern Virginia still stands out as a leader in demand, notably in cloud activity, said JLL . To date, Prince William County has logged 34 data center projects amounting to $6.9 billion in capital invest- ment and 967 new jobs, as well as hundreds of tech and con- struction jobs. The County’s expansive data center market exists in tandem with many other technology-orientated assets, including George Ma- son University, which has a prominent science and tech- nology campus in Innovation Park. 

UNTS POINT, NY — Dresdner Robin announced the com-

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pletion of its engineering and general design work on a $25 million, 110,000 s/f expansion of the Baldor Specialty Foods headquarters, storage and distribution facility in Hunts Point. The design increased floor space to 270,000 s/f, cre- ating 300 new jobs and adding over 50 new delivery trucks to accommodate increased production. “Dresdner Robin’s incred- ible design added 42 loading docks and 300 parking spaces to the facility and they worked diligently to ensure construc- tion did not interrupt our 24/7 operation,” said Michael Muzyk, president, Baldor Specialty Foods. “We are very happy that our innovative design will P R I N C E W I L L I AM COUNTY, VA — The Prince William Board of Coun- ty Supervisors a nnounced that a division of Corporate Office Properties Trust (COPT) plans to construct two new data center facilities in the Data Center Opportunity Zone Overlay District in In- novation Park, Prince William County. Construction of the first building has begun. Prince William County’s

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Baldor Specialty Foods headquarters

help Baldor better serve its diverse set of customers,” said JosephMele , director of engineering, Dresdner Robin. “Baldor has some of the best food in the world going out to prime restaurants across the country. Our expert team worked hard to minimize disruptions to the facility. We

created an engineering time- line that allowed Baldor to remain open 24 hours per day, seven days per week during the design and construction process.” The construction and en- gineering of this project is being done in two phases. The first phase of the expan-

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Corporate Office Properties Trust to build Two Data Centers in Innovation Park, PrinceWilliamCounty, VA

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location puts it amongst the densest concentration of fiber networks in the world, the fed- eral government, commercial enterprise, and consumers. The County’s Data Center Opportunity Zone Overlay District offers over 10,000 acres designated to support data centers and provides the lowest computer tax rates in the region. “We are delighted to help facilitate COPT’s expansion in PrinceWilliamCounty and one of the industry’s top markets in North America,” said Corey Stewart , Chairman, Prince

William Board of County Su- pervisors. “Prince William County is a good choice for COPT to ex- pand because of the abundant availability of land, power and low latency fiber connectiv- ity found within Innovation Park,” said COPT CEO, Steve Budorick . “The County is a good partner in supporting our service delivery to our customers.” “We are pleased to sup- port COPT’s growth in the County and within Innovation Park,” said Jeanine Lawson , Brentsville District Supervisor,

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