Green Construction

Green Construction: LEED Certification and Services

Many assume that the construction of a "Green Building" has to be a costly endeavor, but Fullmer works with the owner and within the regulations of the USGBC (United States Green Building Council) to help the owner achieve LEED certification. By reducing costs, helping the owner avoid costly unnecessary LEED items and managing all designers and contractors, Fullmer helps owners achieve LEED certification in a cost-effective, hassle-free manner. With over five and a half million square feet of LEED certified buildings constructed and two LEED Accredited professionals on staff, Fullmer is fully prepared to assist with any LEED project.
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LEED Certified Featured Project

Located in the City of Commerce with close access to all major freeways, Fullmer developed a state-of-the-art 111,260 square foot food storage facility for Contessa Premium Foods. The building features a 307 kW thin film BIPV Solar System to power the building and make it more environmentally friendly. Contessa achieved LEED Gold Certification and is known as the Greenest Food Production Facility in the world, also becoming the only facility in existence to hold Gold LEED, Organic and SQF certifications at the same time.


LEED Certification & Services Sample Projects

I-210 Logistics Center IV is a 426,302 square foot concrete tilt-up distribution facility built for Panattoni Development in Rialto, CA. The warehouse building is the third of three buildings built for Panattoni simultaneously within a block of each other in the rapidly-developing Renaissance Development area just off the 210 freeway.  

Situated on an 18-acre site, key features of the warehouse include 36’ clear height, 53 dock-high doors, two drive-through doors, 56’ x 60’ column spacing, 2,000-amp power (expandable to 4,000) and ESFR sprinkler system. The fully secured 185’ truck court is protected by screen walls and offers 82 trailer parking stalls.

The project is LEED certified, with LED lighting and the site surrounded by beautiful landscaping. Situated in a highly-desired location with easy access to the 10, 15 and 210 freeways, nearby corporate neighbors include Target, Amazon, Under Armour and Niagara Bottling.

Arcadia Logistics Center is a three-building industrial park built for developer Yellow Iron Investments in Arcadia, CA. Totaling 698,894 square feet, the buildings are situated on 32 acres just south of the 210/605 freeway interchange, with nearby access to the 10 and 60 freeways as well as the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

Key features in each building include 32’ clear heights, 3% skylights, ESFR fire sprinklers, scrim foil insulation, 2,000-amp electrical service (upgradeable to 4,000), electronic lighting control system, galvanized doors and door frames and 185’ fully-secured truck courts. The project is LEED Silver certified with sustainable features such as water-efficient landscaping, low-emitting materials and quantity/quality control in the storm water design.

Site improvements include beautiful landscaping covering nearly 40% of the site, and three large detention basins. 351 total parking stalls are provided, including 36 designated for low emitting and fuel-efficient vehicles; additionally, each building offers two electric vehicle charging stations.

A site that began back in the 1950’s as entitled to mine over 10 million cubic yards of rock and sand, these raw materials were exported over the next 40 years via truck for concrete and other rock products. The site was purchased by Yellow Iron in the mid-2000’s with the intent to reclaim the land to its former condition. Over the past 10 years, millions of dollars have been invested into the site to properly place several million cubic yards of fill; this reclamation process concluded in 2016, when Fullmer Construction was chosen as general contractor for this project. Transforming the site into a gleaming addition the Southern California industrial market, Fullmer couldn’t be prouder of the end result or the new relationship built with Yellow Iron Investments.

  • Building 1: 205,423 SF / 26 dock doors / 1 drive-through door
  • Building 2: 337,967 SF / 46 dock doors / 2 drive-through doors
  • Building 3: 155,504 SF / 30 dock doors / 1 drive-through door

Fullmer completed the 864,000 square foot IPT Perris Distribution Center in Perris, CA. Located just off the 215 freeway on a 43-acre site, the cross-dock distribution facility offers immense warehouse space, as well as nearly 7,000 square feet of two-level office tenant improvements. Built for developer Industrial Property Trust, the building is a beautiful addition to the booming Inland Empire East industrial market.

Warehouse features include 112 dock doors, 4 drive-through doors, 36’ clear height and ESFR sprinkler system. 100% concrete truck yards on both sides of the building, with gated entry at all access points, offer vast space for ample truck traffic.

LEED Gold certified, the state-of-the-art facility features energy-efficient LED lighting, solar panels and numerous vehicle charging stations. The building was preleased prior to construction to NFI, a leading international third-party logistics provider.

I-210 Logistics Center V is a 200,411 square foot concrete tilt-up distribution facility built for Panattoni Development in Rialto, CA. The industrial warehouse building is the second of three buildings built for Panattoni simultaneously within a block of each other in the rapidly-developing Renaissance Development area just off the 210 freeway.  

The 5,527 square foot two-level corner office space at the primary entry features a large open work area, private conference room, coffee bar, restrooms with high-end finishes and winding steel staircase leading to the spacious mezzanine. Warehouse highlights include 32’ clear height, 24 dock-high doors, one drive-through door, 52’ x 60’ column spacing, 2,000-amp power (expandable to 4,000) and ESFR sprinkler system. The fully secured 185’ truck court is protected by screen walls and offers 25 trailer parking stalls.

The LEED certified project began as a speculative build; it was 100% preleased during construction to United Exchange Corporation, a leading global provider of premium private label and licensed retail products.

Moreno Valley Logistics Center #5 is a 601,810 square foot concrete tilt-up distribution facility in Moreno Valley, CA. Located just East of the 215 freeway near March Air Reserve Base, the speculative warehouse building sits in a prime location on a 28-acre site within the booming I-215 industrial corridor.

Built for mega-developer Prologis, key features include 2,350 square feet of spec open office space in the southeast corner. The building is divisible, with a second buildout ready for possible future office space at the opposite corner. The spacious warehouse includes 36’ clear ceiling with ample skylights, 102 dock high doors, two drive-through doors, ESFR sprinkler system, 56’ x 60’ typical column spacing, and secured 185’ truck court with four gated points of access, 90 trailer stalls and two trash enclosures.

Site improvements consist of a large bio-retention basin, drought-tolerant landscaping and 311 auto parking spaces. LEED certified, the tenant-ready finished project is another great addition to the flourishing Inland Empire commercial real estate market.

Fullmer completed the I-210 Logistics Center III, a Class A cross-dock distribution facility built for Panattoni Development in Rialto, CA. The 702,668 square foot warehouse building is the first of three buildings built for Panattoni simultaneously within a block of each other in the rapidly-developing Renaissance Development area just off the 210 freeway.  

Situated on a 32-acre site at the corner of Baseline and Alder, the finished product includes almost 11,000 square feet in tenant improvements. The 9,562 square foot corner office space at the primary entry features a large conference room, six private offices, separate trucker’s office, employee lunch room and large open work space. The 1,160 square foot spec office at the adjacent corner of the building offers additional open work space, and the other two corners are TI ready for future potential office space.

Warehouse features include 40’ clear height, 94 dock-high doors, three drive-through doors, 4,000-amp power and an ESFR sprinkler system. 185’ truck courts on both sides of the building are both fully-secured, protected by screen walls and feature 142 trailer parking stalls.

This LEED certified project began as a speculative build; it was 100% preleased during construction to Lifetime Brands, a leading global provider of kitchenware, tableware and other home products. 

Century Distribution Center II is a 201,027 square foot industrial distribution building located in Lynwood, CA. Situated just off the 105 freeway, the state-of-the-art spec warehouse facility was built for developer Duke Realty and sits in the highly sought-after South Bay submarket.

Positioned only three miles from the 710 and 110 freeways with direct access to LAX and the Ports of LA and Long Beach, the location is ideal. The building features 6,000 square feet of two-level office space, LED lighting throughout, 32′ clear height, 54′ x 50′ bay spacing, 34 dock doors and one dock-high drive-through door. The fully-secured 180’ concrete truck yard offers gated access from both sides as well as the ability to store an additional 39 trailers. The building was also designed subsequently certified with Silver LEED certification.

With space in the South Bay submarket becoming so limited, the facility quickly generated tremendous interest, and was 100% preleased just prior to completion.

Fullmer was honored to be chosen by Duke Realty as the general contractor for Duke Perris Logistics Center I, located just off the 215 freeway in the booming industrial hub of Perris. The build-to-suit distribution center spans an impressive 1,224,874 square feet, providing both a massive warehouse as well as 14,865 square feet of office space.

Built next door to Duke Perris Logistics Center II, which Fullmer completed as a spec development in 2015, the first facility was later occupied by Wayfair.com. The online retail giant is now also utilizing this larger facility to further enhance their West Coast distribution initiatives. The cross dock building features 36’ clear ceilings, ESFR sprinkler system, 8” thick concrete floor slab, 230 dock high loading doors and 277 trailer parking stalls.

Site features on the nearly 60 acre lot include beautiful landscaping covering nearly 17% of the site, covered break areas and ample parking with 544 total auto parking stalls, numerous spaces for low-emission and fuel efficient vehicles, as well as carpool/vanpool parking.

The building is LEED certified. Sustainable features include motion-activated faucets and soap dispensers in all restrooms, motion-activated lighting in the restrooms and office area, as well as LED lighting throughout the facility. Fullmer is extremely proud of this project, bringing to completion a key addition to our industrial projects portfolio – two state-of-the-art new buildings totaling more than 2 million square feet.

The 970,747 square foot DCT Jurupa Logistics Center was completed in Fontana, CA on a nearly 40 acre site. Located near the 15, 10 and 210 freeways, the build-to-suit cross dock distribution facility offers vast warehouse space, as well as a 16,667 square foot tenant improvement. Built for DCT Industrial, the building was constructed specifically for tenant Stanley Black & Decker, one of the world’s largest providers of tools, storage and commercial electronic security. The project is LEED Silver certified.

The tenant improvement which created the new office space for Black & Decker is located on the Southwest corner of the building. Sliding glass doors lead into a stunning lobby, which is protected by a guard and features stacked stone, numerous windows along with a flat screen television. Another set of sliding doors lead into the large employee break room, featuring numerous flat screen TV’s and offering an additional entrance directly from the warehouse. The office space includes a large open area with numerous cubicles, customer service area, two conference rooms, 11 privates offices, men’s and women’s restrooms, smaller office break room, IT room, and multiple storage areas with the capability of conversion into future private offices.

The immense warehouse features a 7” slab, 36’ clear height ceiling, ESFR sprinklers, 56’ x 60’ column spacing, 3% skylights, 121 dock doors, 4 grade level doors and 214 trailer parking stalls. Fully secured 185’ and 245’ truck courts on both sides of the building, with gated entry at all access points, offer vast space for ample truck traffic.

Site improvements include 174,175 square feet of beautiful landscaping on all sides of the building, greatly enhancing the look and feel of this area of Fontana. Ample parking is offered, including 208 standard spaces and 8 handicap spaces. Fullmer also installed two trash enclosures, 2,663 linear feet of concrete screen walls, a 450 square foot fire pump house, new transformer, generator, and 23 light poles.

One of Fullmer’s larger projects, we couldn’t be happier with the finished product. We are pleased to report that Black & Decker has expressed their immense satisfaction with their new home, as well. Situated in a premier Inland Empire West location with convenient access to major IE freeways, this is truly an added gem to Southern California’s commercial real estate inventory.

Developed in the prime industrial hub of Perris, Fullmer completed the Duke Perris Logistics Center II. The 783,407 square foot speculative concrete tilt-up building provides both a spacious warehouse and open office area. Conveniently located with close access to the 215 freeway, the facility’s offerings include a 36’ clear ceiling, ESFR sprinkler system, 8” thick concrete floor slab, 8 dock levelers, general warehouse lights, 118 dock doors, parking for 183 trailers, large truck courts on both sides of the building, and two additional corner entrances for possible future office space. The warehouse does include men’s and women’s restrooms, as well.

Features in the 4,160 square foot office area include a conference room with floor-to-ceiling windows, coffee bar area, and men’s and women’s restrooms. Site features include attractive landscaping all around, covered break area, an outdoor exercise course, and ample parking with 276 auto parking stalls, numerous parking spaces for low-emission and fuel efficient vehicles, as well as carpool/vanpool parking.

The building is LEED certified. Sustainable features include motion-activated faucets and soap dispensers in all restrooms, motion-activated lighting in the restrooms and office area, as well as LED lighting throughout the facility. It didn't take long for online home products retailer Wayfair.com to fully lease the building, which it now utilizes as part of their state-of-the-art West Coast distribution center.

Fullmer Construction completed Building C of Westlake Park Place, the corporate office building complex located in the heart of the Westlake Village business district just off the 101 freeway and Westlake Boulevard. This 102,012 square foot building is the new corporate headquarters of Dole Packaged Foods. Built with beautiful Mediterranean style architecture to match the rest of the complex, the 4-floor structure provides many state-of-the-art options for its new tenant, including food testing labs, training kitchens, and numerous conference and training rooms.

There is also a 2200 panel 577 kW solar feature in the parking area that accompanies the building, and helped Westlake Park Place Building C achieve LEED Gold Certification.

Dole Packaged Foods moved in to the building in the beginning of February, 2015.

The DCT Rialto Logistics Center is a 927,696 square foot concrete tilt-up industrial warehouse on a 42 acre site in Rialto, CA. The 32' clear height crossdock building consists of vast warehouse space, as well as three corner entrances available to create future offices. The facility also offers 122 dock-high doors, 4 ground-level doors, 235' secured truck courts, 290 trailer parking stalls, ESFR sprinklers, a fire pump, trash enclosure, beautiful landscaping, and is Silver LEED certified. Located just off the 210 freeway, the building is in a prime location and easily accessible.

The Prologis Distribution Center in Redlands, CA is an 809,338 square foot concrete tilt-up building that offers both warehouse and office space. The vast warehouse space includes 36' clear height ceiling with ESFR sprinkler system, 155 dock high doors, 4 ramped drive-in doors, and a large secured truck court with 233 trailer parking stalls. It boasts beautiful landscaping, complete with palm trees lining all four sides of the property, and is LEED certified. The facility also includes plenty of parking space, and is conveniently located near the 10, 210 & 215 freeways.

The Almond Corporate Center consists of one building offering both warehouse and office space. This 420,817 square foot building offers the capability to add two more offices in addition to the current finished office area. Located in Redlands with close proximity to the 10, 210, 30 & 15 freeways, the facility includes 57 dock doors and 78 trailer stalls.

Built using low-emitting and recycled materials, offering water efficient landscaping and spaces for low-emitting and fuel-efficient vehicles, the Almond Corporate Center is Silver LEED certified.

 

Fullmer completed the three building Pacific Business Center business park for Pacific Industrial in Bell, CA. Located with prominent freeway frontage just off the 710 freeway, the project included a build-to-suit for FedEx and two speculative buildings, both of which included two-story office tenant improvements. 

The two spec buildings are state-of-the-art, and LEED Gold certified. Spec building 1 stands at just over 218,000 square feet, offering 42 dock doors, two drive-through doors, 32' clear height, ESFR sprinklers, 3% skylight coverage, 100% secured concrete truck yard, 7" warehouse slab, MM80 through the entire warehouse and EV charging stations. The building is split down the middle by a demising wall, allowing two tenants to operate. 

The 70,121 square foot spec building 2 features 7 dock doors, one drive-through door, 30' clear height, ESFR sprinklers, 3% skylight coverage, 144' secured concrete truck court, solar ready roof and EV charging stations. 

The third building was a build-to-suit facility constructed specifically for FedEx Home Delivery. Standing at 132,546 square feet, features include 5,000 square feet of new office space, 14 dock doors, ample parking and spaces for low emitting and fuel efficient vehicles. It is LEED Silver certified.

Fullmer completed this 414,543 square foot spec project for Prologis in Ontario near the 10, 60 and 15 freeways. The building is powered to suit, and features 56 dock high doors, 2 grade level doors, 30' clear height, 183' secured truck court and 71 trailer stalls. It currently serves as the Los Angeles Corporate Showroom and distribution center for IMAX Worldwide Home, is LEED Silver certified, and a beautiful addition to the business sector of Ontario.

Fullmer also completed street improvement and landscaping around the project. 

Fullmer was honored to be selected as the contractor to build an 11,000 square foot concrete tilt-up building to serve as the new state-of-the-art CHP Headquarters in Sacramento. The building was nominated by Sacramento's Biz Journals for an architecture award in 2011. Fullmer also completed 287,544 square feet of tenant improvements to three existing buildings, including the development of a steel structure complete with a Blackhawk emergency helipad. The new headquarters, which is Silver LEED certified throughout, enabled CHP to consolidate all departments throughout the Sacramento area into this main location.

Fullmer constructed Lot 1 of Global Access, a master planned 8,500 acre transportation hub in Victorville. Located minutes from the 15 freeway, Fullmer developed the project with development manager Stirling Development as part of the 2,500 acre master planned industrial portion of the complex, known as the Southern California Logistics Centre, which is conveniently located adjacent to the Southern California Logistics Airport.

Lot 1, the second of numerous buildings completed at SCLA by Fullmer, is a large speculative warehouse standing at 1,000,000 square feet.

The building is Gold LEED certified; Fullmer worked with the owners to help them achieve this certification by managing the building process. The LEED Gold certification for Lot 1 made the facility the largest speculative green industrial facility in the world. Some of its sustainable features include reduced-flow restroom fixtures, drought-tolerant landscaping, and energy-efficient heating, air conditioning and lighting.

Developed in Perris, this build-to-suit distribution center was completed for Hanesbrands Inc., one of the leading manufacturers of apparel in the world. Standing at 1,309,754 square feet, the building is Hanesbrands' largest distribution facility in the world.  The project was a collaborative effort between Ridge Development, Hanes, all of Hanes' racking and material handling consultants and Fullmer. Designed and built in 9 months, Fullmer was able to accommodate the expedited needs of Hanes.

The building became LEED certified in 2010. Sustainable features include motion-activated lighting, insulation of the roof, low-water restroom fixtures and landscaping and parking spaces for low-emission and low-energy vehicles.

Fullmer constructed a 90,000 square foot, single-story concrete tilt-up medical office for St. Jude Heritage Medical Group. The building later became one of the first LEED certified medical office buildings in Orange County. Complete with rock façade and perimeter mansard roof, the project included tenant improvements consisting of: developing an imaging center, doctor's offices, exam rooms, blood draw facility and pharmacy.

Fullmer's long history in the building industry has allowed them to develop great relationships. We were pleased with all of the subcontractors that Fullmer chose including landscapers, plumbers, framers, electricians, and many others. Fullmer's interactions with the architects and engineers were seamless. When obstacles arose, it was their relationships and broad knowledge of the options that allowed us to succeed without delay. 

                      -Dr. Michael Sugarman, President, St. Jude Heritage Medical Group
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From 2008 to 2009, during one of the most challenging time periods for the construction industry, Fullmer Construction had the pleasure of building the 370,000 square foot Northgate Markets Distribution Center. Located just off the 5 and 91 freeway interchange in Anaheim, CA, the center features 34,000 square feet of office space, as well as a large warehouse for freezer/cold storage. The building became the new corporate headquarters and distribution center of the successful family-owned supermarket chain.