Cold Summit interior, high ceilings, bright lights, yellow and blue elements.
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Cold Summit

Bedford Park, Illinois

Speculative project to meet demand for modern cold storage facility in a hot market.

Cold Summit

The Goal  Following developments in Dallas and Phoenix, Cold Summit set its sights on the Chicago market. The developer specializes in refrigerated warehouses, low-temperature distribution centers, automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS), food grade production facilities, and ultra-low temperature pharmaceutical storage facilities.

FCL Delivered  A state-of-the-art facility with two suites of 103k SF and 108k SF respectively, each with 3,647 SF of office and 2,422 SF of battery charging / mechanical space.

region FCL | Midwest
service Build-to-Suit
type Cold Storage
size 212,375 sq. ft.

Robert Ulliman

Vice President of National Cold Storage


Exterior Cold Summit building, ramp leading to front entrance, countless distribution bays in background, photo taken at sunset.
Cold Summit interior, high ceilings, bright lights, yellow and blue elements.
Cold Summit, interior room, yellow elements, blue piping, gray walls, high windows and ceilings, electrical equipment.
Cold Summit interior, tall ceilings, gray beams, bright lights.
Cold Summit interior facility, 3 blue doors with yellow trim, gray beams, bright lights, tall ceilings.
Exterior Cold Summit Development Building, parking lot in front, snow on the ground, sun setting in background.
Exterior Cold Summit Distribution bays, photo taken at sunset.

45 ft. clear height with fully convertible refrigeration zones

Capable of -20 to 55 degrees Fahrenheit

Includes 7,000 square-feet of office and fully convertible temperature-controlled suites

30 dock doors with vertical storing hydraulic levelers

30,000 pallet positions and 51 container plug-ins

145-foot truck court

Interior and exterior LED Lighting

30 Vertical Dock Positions

173 Auto Parking Spaces

49 Trailer Parking Spaces

Flexibility to accommodate a single-tenant or multiple tenants 

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FCL Technical Illustration of Cold Summit, Innovation is built in Graphic.

Ammonia refrigeration systems

Shrinkage-compensating floor with glycol heating

Full building management system

Extensive underground storm trap infrastructure

Premium high speed freezer doors

Web enabled dock equipment management system

“We are thrilled to bring our Class-A2 cold storage product to the dynamic Chicago market. In addition, we look forward to supporting the Village of Bedford Park education system and local children through our Cold Summit Giving mission.”

Scott Pertel President and CEO of Cold Summit Development

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