ARCO / Murray Construction Company and Great Bay Distributors, Inc. held a ground-breaking ceremony on April 7 to announce the construction of a 267,787 square foot cold storage distribution facility and corporate office building in St. Petersburg.
The site was designed with a focus on energy efficiency and will feature insulated tilt panel construction, natural gas water heaters and generators, LED interior and site lighting, and a 1.5 megawatt solar system. The location will include office/hospitality facilities, controlled environmental warehouse, draught cooler, sign shop, truck loading canopy, maintenance building, truck wash and fuel island. The building is scheduled to open in March of 2015.
“ARCO/Murray has extensive experience in the cold storage industry and we understand the unique challenges of building facilities that work for beverage distributors,” said Brad Dalbol, ARCO/Murray director of operations. “We are pleased to expand our relationship with Great Bay Distributors as we break ground on this state-of-the-art campus.”
About Great Bay Distributors
Great Bay Distributors, Inc., is Florida’s largest distributor of Anheuser-Busch products. Great Bay has rapidly become a leading wholesaler in the beer industry – distributing six of the top 10 beers in the Pinellas, West Pasco, Hernando and Citrus County markets.
About ARCO/Murray Construction
ARCO / Murray Construction Company is a design/build general contractor specializing in office, industrial, and healthcare projects throughout the United States. For more information, contact ARCO / Murray Construction Company at 813-280-6320 or visit www.arcomurraycc.com.