Category: Chicago, IL

SVP Bob Murray on TCA’s 2023 Most Influential Professionals List

TCA has developed a framework to identify those in our industry who have invested in becoming knowledgeable, qualified, and recognized for their expertise. This listing affirms the experience of industry professionals dedicated to steering this industry forward into the future. “The professionals presented on this list represent an extraordinary investment in cultivating and disseminating knowledge [...]

Operations Manager Mike Llewelyn Speaks at 20th Annual Industrial Real Estate Summit

“Cautious optimism” shared among 100-plus attendees of REjournals’ 20th Annual Industrial Real Estate Summit On June 20, 100-plus leading real estate professionals gathered at the Hyatt Lodge Oak Brook in Oak Brook, Illinois, to mark REjournals’ 20th Annual Industrial Real Estate Summit. Among the speakers who shared their expertise and insights on various aspects of [...]

Medline Grayslake Wins Illinois ReJournal Real Estate Award

The Alston Construction Chicago office is thrilled to announce that they have received the prestigious "Industrial Manufacturing Science Warehouse Logistics Project of the Year" award at the 2023 ReJournal Real Estate Awards. The recognition highlights the exceptional expertise, innovation, and dedication of the Alston team and their partners in successfully delivering the 1,426,800 SF LEED [...]

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 [...]