Bay Marine-Chicago Yachting Center

Warehouse / Distribution

Restoration for Bay Marine's 40,000-sf boat storage facility includes the replacement of all roof, wall and boat access door insulation system, which increases the R-value of the structure. In addition to reworking the existing sprinkler system, installing high bay LED lights and unit heaters, 10 destratification fans were also replaced with four, 24-foot, high-velocity low speed fans to improve the air circulation. A new mezzanine was installed in the parts storage area and epoxy coating was applied to the storage facility and maintenance shop floors.


The 9,000-sf renovated office space includes a reception area, customer lobby, conference room, private offices, breakroom, ADA compliant bathrooms, server room and new finishes, millwork, countertops and flooring.


As work progressed, our on-site team discovered pre-existing structural deficiencies and our Quality Assurance team was engaged. The team worked closely with outside structural consultants to develop a solution which included additional anchors and support for the masonry walls and piers, assuring they were adequately secured to existing structural members.


News Coverage:

CBS Chicago News: Waukegan Boat Warehouse Fire Causes Several Million Dollars In Damage


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Waukegan, Illinois