The Korte Company Begins Work on $92.5M Design-Build Distribution Center Project for the USPS
PORTLAND, OR The Korte Company has begun work on a Design-Build distribution center in Portland, Oregon, for the United States Postal Service. The 818,000-square-foot project is situated on a 47-acre site with three entrances onto the property and includes a 788,845-square-foot Processing and Distribution Center with Administration, Maintenance and Employee Support areas. The distribution facility features areas specified for a BMEU (Business Mail Entry Unit) and USPIS (United States Postal Inspection Services). The building consists of a Workroom, which houses fixed mechanization equipment and postal automation equipment and a Mail Platform with a total of 92 dock positions.
Also included in the overall scope of work is a 29,000-square-foot Vehicle Maintenance Facility (VMF) with 15 service bays, 2 body shops and a full-service wash bay.
The Korte Company, founded in 1958, is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, with offices in Highland, Illinois; Norman, Oklahoma; and Las Vegas, Nevada. The company manages, on average, an excess of $250 million in annual construction volume.
The Korte Company's project expertise includes building for federal, state and local government agencies as well as the design and construction of healthcare facilities, medical office buildings, warehouse/distribution centers, religious facilities, commercial buildings, schools, recreation centers and office complexes.