Gillem Logistics Center Robinson Weeks Property Development Construction Materials Testing, Inspections, and NPDES Services
Forest Park, GA | 2015 – 2016
Scope of Services
- Construction Materials Testing
- Structural Steel Inspections
- Utility Installation
- Roof Inspections
- Stormwater Construction
The greatest challenge during warehouse construction was the weather; rain every week resulted in weather-impacted soils. The construction was therefore inherently more difficult and more costly. Oasis provided recommendations to reduce the impact and the additional cost, and consequently saved the client $500,000 in construction costs.
Robinson Weeks Partners (Robinson Weeks) is the Master Developer for the Gillem Logistics Center at the former Fort Gillem U.S. Army Base. In 2014 property was transferred from the Army through the BRAC Program to the Forest Park Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), and then in 2015 to Robinson Weeks who, over the course of two years, purchased four property parcels in various increments for a total of 270 acres.
Property redevelopment included demolition of several buildings, after which Oasis took soil samples and provided geotechnical services for the new construction. During the process of undercutting and grading, Oasis tested the fill for the grading operations. Oasis also provided Construction Materials Testing (CMT) services, which included rebar, concrete, and steel inspections and testing. Results were processed by our AASHTO-accredited laboratory in Canton, Georgia.
In 2016, Robinson Weeks completed construction of an 847,000 sq.ft. warehouse on a 46-acre brownfield property site. Oasis provided structural steel inspections and Construction Materials Testing (CMT) services which included footings, concrete, slabs, and rebar, and the test results were processed by our AASHTO-accredited laboratory in Canton, Georgia. We also inspected numerous junctions on 26 column lines. In addition, Oasis performed stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs) and NPDES services on a weekly basis for the site throughout the duration of the 16-month project.