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Healthcare, Office + Industrial

Prairie Med Medical Office Building

25 - 75,000SF, Building / Ground-up, $5 - $10 Million

Prairie Med Medical Office Building

Grayslake, Illinois

Leopardo constructed this medical office and research facility on a 4.76-acre site. The facility achieved LEED Silver certification and has achieved a 2012 three globe rating from Green Globes. As such, it is the first dual certified New Construction building in Illinois.

  • 38,991-SF, two-story medical office and research facility that consists of exam rooms, laboratory space, blood draw room, blood storage room, ECG room and sleep rooms
  • Conference rooms with audio-visual components, high density file room, dining room, multi-purpose rooms, staff lounge, laundry rooms
  • 4.76-acre site development that includes the installation of new roadway and off site utility work
  • Exterior is made of load-bearing precast wall panels with thin brick
  • Dock with two loading bays
  • Sustainable features include:
    • Daylighting that allows 94.64% of the regularly occupied spaces to have access to views to the exterior
    • Detention pond for water collection that includes forebays and micropools along with native landscape in order to help reduce storm water runoff and increase the quality of the storm water runoff
    • Rain garden for additional water collection
    • 20-30% increase in energy efficiency  by thoroughly insulating the building, including increasing the roof insulation beyond basic code
    • Encouraged alternate forms of transportation by providing bicycle racks and showering facilities and encouraged vehicle reduction use by providing preferred parking for both fuel efficient vehicles and carpools
    • Parking islands utilized as natural bioswales
    • High-efficiency fixtures, low emitting materials, facility will use beet juice as a de-icing agent in the winter instead of road salt
    • Diverted over 95% of construction waste from landfill, utilized materials with recycled content that totaled over 26% of the materials used, also utilized materials that were both harvested and manufactured within 500 miles of the project in excess of 43% of total material cost
    • 88% of wood used was certified by Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)