CD Barnes Construction to Bring New Aldi Store to Big Rapids

Grand Rapids, Michigan, May 20, 2013 — Todd Oosting, Executive Vice President of CD Barnes Construction announced today that the company was selected by Aldi Stores to construct  their new 16,563 square foot Big Rapids location at 21555 Perry Avenue.

“We are very excited to be chosen by Aldi to build their new store in the flourishing community of Big Rapids. Once the discount store is completed, the public will have another feasible option to choose from when doing their shopping. Additionally, the new retail store will bring new employment opportunities to the community,” stated Todd Oosting.  “This is CD Barnes’ first collaboration with Aldi Stores, with a great potential for future partnerships to come,” Todd Oosting also shared.

Construction of the Aldi store will include a one-story structural steel frame, foundation over concrete footings, masonry veneer with metal stud backup, aluminum storefront windows, a membrane roof, new plumbing, HVAC, and electrical systems, a loading area, sidewalks and other site improvements.