Completed by the joint venture of Power Construction/Ujamaa Construction (“UJAMAA”), the project included construction of a new 350,000 Sq Ft multi-building complex at O’Hare International Airport for the City of Chicago and Federal Express.

The project was delivered under a design-bid-build procurement. The complex features a 300,000 Sq Ft Sort Building, a 24,000 Sq Ft 2-story World Service Center Building and a 24,000 Sq Ft Aircraft Maintenance Building.

Significant sustainable features contributing to the LEED Silver certification on the World Service Center from the USGBC include: a 8,000Sq Ft green roof, 50% FSC Certified Wood, 20% recycled materials and 10% regional materials, 75% construction waste diverted from landfills, energy efficient air handling units, low flow water fixtures, independent commissioning, indoor air quality plan, storm water prevention and pollution plan. The green roof on the Sort Building is 170,000 Sq Ft, the largest in America at the time.

Implemented diversity contracting plan resulting in 36% of contracts to M/WBE firms, and workforce diversity resulting in 39% minority journeyman, 56% minority apprentices, 72% minority laborers and 45% local residents.


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