Grocery store tenant improvement in the ground floor of a new mixed use building, 29280 ft2, in Seattle. Inserting a grocery store into a mixed use building in an urban site is always a challenge. Over 250 plumbing holes in the floor must flow down through the two level parking garage underground. Two major cooking exhaust ducts and a dozen vents must rise up through the five apartment levels above. A loading dock must be positioned to allow semi-trucks to maneuver inside the building.
The store design features exposed mechanicals at the ceiling, colorful walls surrounding the sales area, generous windows to allow passing pedestrians to view the food, indoor and outdoor covered seating areas, LED lighting, and a porcelain tile floor.