Sauk Trails Plaza II is underway at the corner of Deming Way and Fourier Drive in Madison. The five-story office building is on track to be completed by the end of 2017. Iconica is providing architecture, engineering and construction services to The Gialamas company and NSI, a division of West Bend Insurance.
Building details: 160,000 square foot.
Exterior materials: stone and glass
Sustainable design amenities: will offer the most advanced sustainable design amenities in energy, water efficiency, and air quality. The HVAC technology will include a Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) system to create a comfortable and productive work environment for employees as well as significant energy savings.
Construction waste goal: is to divert 80% of waste from landfill
Local materials: utilize as many finishes with recycled, renewable resources, and regionally harvested materials.
Sister building: Sauk Trails Plaza
Major tenant: NSI, a division of West Bend Mutual Insurance Company.
Extra details: George Gialamas, CEO, and Founder of The Gialamas Company says the project underscores his long-held belief that “Companies understand the importance of high-quality space and service and the benefit this brings to their most important asset; their people. Developing commercial buildings with an emphasis on this concept has been the main mission of The Gialamas Company for the past 40 years.”
“We love the ten-foot ceiling heights and floor to ceiling windows planned for this office,” says Gary Klein, Vice President of NSI. “Our design will provide opportunities for collaboration as well as a variety of alternative workspaces.” NSI is looking forward to the state-of-the-art fitness facility and outdoor patio area with landscaping that will be designed to complement the beauty of the building, all of which helps attract and retain their growing employee base.