The 135 acre-project developed 850,000 SF of office/warehouse and light industrial space including 2,800 surface parking stalls, the extension of Pheasant Ridge Drive, and 30 acres of wetland restoration. The project recognized the City of Blaine’s significant investment in infrastructure and the cooperative efforts of numerous agencies in acceptance of a Comprehensive Wetland Management Plan crafted by the Rice Creek Watershed District.
Alliant worked cooperatively with the client, City of Blaine and Rice Creek Watershed District to develop a plan which maximized the potential provided by the stakeholder’s master plan. In particular, innovative stormwater management techniques and wetland excavation spoils minimized fill quantities and storm sewer, which resulted in significant savings to the client.
The development process included a Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Rezoning, Platting, EAW, Army Corps and FEMA involvement. Alliant’s cooperative leadership and problem solving ability resulted in a project that reduced construction costs without compromising design integrity.