Category: Chicago, IL

SVP Robert Murray Expands Leadership Over the Midwest

We are pleased to announce that Robert (Bob) Murray, SVP has expanded his region to provide leadership throughout the Midwest, including the Downers Grove office in the Chicagoland area. Jim Wegman will continue to serve as VP/GM for the office in Rosemont, IL. Bob started his career at Alston in 2006, serving as Sr. Project [...]

Alston Completes Construction of 1.4 MSF Distribution Center for Medline in Grayslake, Illinois

GRAYSLAKE, ILL. — Alston Construction Co. has completed a 1.4 million-square-foot distribution center for Medline in Grayslake, a city in Northeast Illinois. The facility is estimated to be the largest medical-grade distribution center in the United States, according to the project’s architect, Ware Malcomb. The final phase of development was a 2,700-square-foot office buildout for [...]

Alston Construction Names New Operations Manager for Chicago

Alston Construction's Chicago office recently hired Mike Llewellyn to be the new Operations Manager. He has accomplished over 22 years of experience in successfully operating construction management projects in the cold storage, industrial, and manufacturing sectors. Mike is responsible for directing and overseeing the daily management, supervision, coordination, and successful completion of projects.

2022 Year in Review | Alston Construction

2022 Year in Review At Alston Construction, 2022 was a year of change and growth. We view change as an opportunity and how you forge forward and overcome any obstacles can be one of the most impactful times for a business. Our strong foundation and culture enabled us to execute key business objectives that set [...]

Alston Construction Wins 2022 ABC STEP Award for Safety Management/Program

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) has awarded Alston Construction the 2022 STEP Award for Safety Management. Alston Construction has been recognized multiple times for their safety program and is honored to add this prestigious award to their accolades. Founded in 1989 as a safety benchmarking and improvement tool, STEP has evolved into a world-class safety [...]

Alston Chicago Office Breaks Ground on Milwaukee Speculative Industrial

Alston Construction, Transwestern Development Company, Architects Plus, and Ruekert Mielke broke ground on the Milwaukee Spec Industrial project. The project is located on a 33.56-acre site off of W. Brown Deer Road near Interstate 41 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The speculative park has a 61,906 square foot facility with a 32' clear height and a divisible, [...]

Alston Construction Featured in BD+C Top Trends in Industrial Buildings

Industrial building sector construction, while healthy, might also be flattening Building automation is expanding, and so is employee-friendly ventilation, according to the nation's largest engineering firms. For all the hoopla about the ecommerce boom and “last mile” order fulfillment driving demand for more warehouse and manufacturing space, construction of industrial buildings actually declined over the [...]

Celebrating our Veterans at Alston Construction | 2022

There are over 665,000 U.S. veterans working in the construction industry. Each year, more than 200,000 service members return to civilian life and over 15% of all veterans enter the construction industry. Individuals from the Armed Forces use skills learned from their time in service to their civilian professions. In construction, the entire project team [...]

Alston Chicago Office Breaks Ground on Montgomery Terminal in Montgomery, Illinois

Construction is now underway for 2 new industrial, transfer facilities in Montgomery, Illinois. Park 529 is located on Commerce Drive. Alston Construction and the development team held a groundbreaking ceremony for the 2 buildings on September 27. The 21-acre site will have two buildings, one at 31,094 square feet and the other at 46,163 square [...]