|CLIENT:||FIFTY-FIVE DEVELOPMENT (THE MILESTONE GROUP)|
|CONSULTANT:||INTRA ARCHITECT INC. & RANDAL BROWN & ASSOCIATES|
|CONTRACT TYPE:||CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT|
|Project SIZE:||200,000 SQ. FT.|
Estee Lauder required a new distribution centre and office space at Milestone’s Petrolia Road facility in Toronto. Estee Lauder has strict specifications governing the controlled environment for their cosmetics products. Bird was given a tight five month time frame to complete the conversion of an existing manufacturing facility to a distribution centre meeting Estee Lauder’s specifications.
The distribution area of the facility including a 10,000 square foot flammable storage room with underground holding tanks to retain 15,000 gallons of fire fighting water. Special heat shields were installed in the storage room to isolate in-rack sprinklers zones.