CHARLOTTE, N.C. (A M King Construction Company, LLC) — Located on a 46-acre brownfield site, in Black Mountain North Carolina, A M King has been selected to provide general contracting services for a new 840,000 square foot climate controlled food distribution facility. The facility consists of 770,000 square feet of cooler and freezing space with temperatures ranging from 55 to negative 20 degrees, a 20,000 square foot ice facility and 45,000 square feet of three-story, class A office space. The facility will also contain a refrigeration engine room which will house a new state of the art, 2700 ton, ammonia refrigeration system.
The climate-controlled space includes over 20,000 product storage rack positions, 11 Banana ripening rooms and 84 dock stations with full vertical levers. The facility will also include an ice plant that will provide 75 tons of ice per day.