– FedEx Ground is considering a 202,950-square-foot distribution
center in Menomonee Falls.
The building would be on 30 acres on the south side of County
Line Road east of Pilgrim Road, between Neptune Drive and Held
Drive, according to project bid documents posted on Carlson
Construction Corp.’s website. The facility would include
distribution space, offices and more than 450 parking spaces.
Joliet, Ill.-based Carlson Construction is one of the design
build contractors bidding on the build-to-suit project,
according to bid documents. Carlson is a general contractor,
design builder and construction manager serving public and
private industry customers.
FedEx Ground, according to the proposed timeline, would begin
site clearing and earthmoving work in March 2014. Construction
would be completed by summer 2015.
Site work for the project, according to bid documents, includes
mass earthwork, grading, excavation, concrete and asphalt
paving, all major site utilities, fencing and guardrail and
The timeline shows that FedEx Ground intends to occupy the
building in August 2015.
The overall cost estimate of the project, according to bid
documents, is $16 million.
The company, however, still needs to secure necessary approvals
through the village of Menomonee Falls.
There have not been any plans submitted to the village by FedEx
Ground as of yet, said Matt Carran, Menomonee Falls community
FedEx declined to comment on the possible distribution center.
“FedEx Ground continuously evaluates opportunities that can
enhance our ability to serve our customers but, as a matter of
policy, we don’t have further information on specific proposals
under consideration,” said David Westrick, a FedEx Ground
FedEx Ground subsidiary FedEx SmartPost is also planning to move
its headquarters in early 2014 from New Berlin to Brookfield.