Retail & Mixed Use

Featured Retail & Mixed Use Projects

777 South Broad Street - Philadelphia, PA

Wick Fisher White worked with the design and construction team to provide commissioning services for building systems in order to secure LEED certification.  777 South Broad Street is the city’s first LEED certified multifamily mixed use building. The five-story project, developed by Dranoff Properties includes 18,835 sf of ground level shops and restaurants; a 157-car secure, gated parking lot; and 146 one- and two- bedroom luxury loft apartments. 777 South Broad Street was unique among mixed use developments for its emphasis on sustainability. The project has received LEED Silver Certification. The project was Philadelphia’s first LEED Certified mixed use development of its kind.

Audi West Chester - New Dealership - West Chester, PA

Wick Fisher White provided mechanical and electrical design and documentation services for the construction of a new 48,000 sf, two-story automotive dealership. This new facility was designed and constructed with a 16 ft drop at the rear of the facility that reduced the footprint by 50-percent as it allowed the service department to be constructed below the showroom. The facility includes twenty-one service bays, a fully automated car wash, new alignment equipment and a full assortment of amenities that enrich the customer experience.

Audi Wynnewood - New Dealership - Wynnewood, PA

Wick Fisher White provided engineering services for the design of mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection systems to support a new 20,300 sf Audi car dealership in Wynnewood, PA. The dealership was designed to include a service reception/ sales area located on the first floor as well as a mezzanine with sales and support offices. WFW helped Audi achieve their goals by diligently complying with all design standards and adhering to the project deliverable schedule.  

Burlington Mall - Renovation & Expansion - Burlington, MA

Burlington Mall is an upscale retail center with three department stores and over 150 stores. The department stores are Lord & Taylor, Macy's and Sears and the various specialty shops include Ann Taylor, Coach, Apple Computer, Lucky Jeans, Jasmine Sola, or L'Occitane. Burlington Mall also houses a 775 seat food court and such restaurants as Legal Sea Foods, Rainforest Caf, and the Cheesecake Factory. WFW was part of the design team for the mall renovation in 2004. Recently, WFW designed the mechanical, plumbing, fire protection and electrical systems for the mall's expansion to add a new Nordstrom's Anchor store. In addition, WFW added MEP services for the complete renovation of the food court.

Florida Mall - Saks Conversion & Food Court Renovations - Orlando, FL

Wick Fisher White helped to transform an existing Saks Fifth Avenue store into a new space that includes retail, restaurants and a food court totaling approximately 105,000 sf.  The new Dining Pavilion which made up for 45,000 sf accommodates twelve food service tenants that include Five Guys Burger and Fries, Charley’s Philly Steaks, Dumpling and Noodle Bar, Chickon Now, A&W American Food, Asian Chao, Sbarro, Taco Bell, Nature’s Table, FRESH- Healthy Café, Haagen Dazs, and Subway. Also included in the design was indoor and outdoor seating, a play area and new restrooms.  Wick Fisher White provided design for the lighting, power, HVAC, fire alarm, plumbing, security, as well as a paging system.

 

 

Green Acres Commons Expansion & Renovation - Valley Stream, NY

Wick Fisher White performed the mechanical, electrical and plumbing/fire protection design including site lighting and dry utilities for Green Acres Commons which is an open-air two-level retail center is located in Valley Stream, New York. It is located adjacent to the Green Acres Mall and consists of two anchor stores and multiple major "big box" tenants for a total of approximately 350,000 sf.  New stores included DICK’S Sporting Goods, Five Below, Burlington Stores, DXL, Ashley Furniture and Homestore, HomeGoods and BJ’s Brewhouse among others.

On projects such as this, there are many players involved (owner, architect, structural engineer, civil engineer, tenants, utilities companies, local township agencies, etc.). One of our strengths is that we have an understanding of all aspects of the project including the coordination that has to take place between the various parties. We were proactive in our approach and anticipated any issues that may come up. This helped the project run smoother not only in design but in construction as well.

 

Jefferson Valley Mall Renovation & Expansion - Yorktown Heights, NY

Jefferson Valley Mall is an enclosed shopping mall in Yorktown Heights, New York that originally opened in 1983. It is anchored by Macy's, Sears, and H&M. Wick Fisher White recently worked on a renovation and expansion to help transform this mall into a lush and inviting environment, both inside and out.

Included in our design were several features including a new 50,000 sf Dicks Sporting Goods store, a 30,000 sf expansion consisting of new restaurants and retail shops, a new 10,000 sf food court and two new entrances. WFW performed the mechanical, electrical, plumbing fire protection design as well as expansions to the existing fire alarm, sound and building management systems. The work also necessitated changes to the site which included revised site lighting and dry utilities as well as a new pad mounted transformer and electrical service to the expansion.

Lehigh Valley Mall - Addition & Renovation - Whitehall, PA

Wick Fisher White was the engineer for the 120,000 square foot renovation and addition of a Lifestyle Village at the Lehigh Valley Mall, the largest mall in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania. The mall originally opened in 1976 and house approximately 130 specialty stores including American Eagle Outfitters, Express, bebe, Bath & Body Works, Gap and Hot Topic. The Mall is anchored by department stores including JCPenney's, Boscov's and Macy's.

Northshore Mall - Addition & Renovation - Peabody, MA

Wick Fisher White was responsible for the design of the new and the extension of the existing mechanical and electrical systems to accommodate a two-level expansion of the existing mall to connect to a new Nordstrom’s. The expansion totaled approximately 105,000 square feet and included the expansion of the main mall concourse and two levels of additional small shop tenants. In addition to the expansion, WFW performed the MEP design for the entire renovation of the existing mall. As part of this project, we also designed the utilities for a new mall entrance and made provisions for two new restaurants.

Philadelphia Parking Authority The Parkade on 8th - Philadelphia, PA

Wick Fisher White performed the mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineering design services for a renovation to over 30,000 sf of existing ground floor retail spaces, resulting in a new PPA customer service office and a Xerox payment center. The project also relocated three existing retail tenants into new spaces with energy efficient HVAC and lighting system. The renovation included the installation of fire protection sprinklers for the first floor retail spaces, an emergency generator, replacement of an existing elevator, new exterior and garage lighting and major façade renovations.

The project also included enclosing the adjacent parking level utilized by the local DEA. This secure area, used for storage of vehicle impounded by the authorities, required the design of a new garage ventilation system as well as a new dry type fire protection sprinkler system.

Police and Fire Federal Credit Union - Various Locations

Wick Fisher White provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering design services for multiple Police and Fire Federal Credit Union branch buildings in South Eastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey. The branches feature similar interior designs but are tailored to each particular project site. Most of the projects were new free standing buildings, while some were new renovations of existing spaces. The buildings featured indoor teller stations,  drive-thru teller stations(site permitting), ATM’s, administrative offices, conference space, a safe deposit box vault, an employee break room and support space which encompassed approximately 4,500 sf. After each project the team analyzed components of the design that worked well and was able to use that information to make improvements to subsequent locations. 

Project Locations:

·         Maple Shade, New Jersey

·         Wyncote, PA

·         Washington Township, NJ

·         Springfield, PA

 

 

Roosevelt Field Mall - Renovation & Expansion - Garden City, NY

Roosevelt Field is the second-largest shopping mall in the state of New York and is the tenth largest in the country. It contains 270 stores which include anchors such as Bloomingdale’s, JC Penney, Macy’s, Nordstrom, and Dick’s Sporting Goods. It is located in Garden City, New York. Wick Fisher White recently worked on the renovation and expansion of this world-class retail center that will solidify it as the flagship in Simon Property Group’s portfolio. Included in the renovation is a new modern mall concourse, new mall entrances, the relocation of the food court, exterior upgrades, increased parking and modified skylight designs. This project also included the expansion of the mall to a new Neiman Marcus anchor, two additional mall entrances and a new parking garage. WFW performed the mechanical, electrical and plumbing design including site lighting and dry utilities as well as networked sound and building management systems.

 

Smith Haven Mall - Renovation - Lake Grove, NY

Smith Haven Mall is a one story, 800,000 sf mall, which opened in 1969 and offers approximately 150 shops and restaurants.

Wick Fisher White provided engineer design services for the multi-million dollar renovation project in which a Lifestyle Village replaced the defunct Stern's department store. The Lifestyle Village retailers included Dick's Sporting Goods, Barnes & Noble,and the Cheesecake Factory. 

Smith Haven Mall offers more than 140 stores, which include Abercrombie & Fitch, Apple, Banana Republic, Bebe, Brookstone, Coach, Hollister, Lucky Brand Jeans, Sephora, Sharper Image, Aerie, Swarovski, Williams-Sonoma, Macy's, Sears, and JCPenney. The work performed by Wick Fisher White involved the necessary design for the removal and replacement of the entire system of dual temperature piping mains, branch piping and connections to existing air handlers for retail tenant spaces and mall areas.  A feasibility study was also performed for a possible new emergency generator with automatic transfer switch, and distribution panel to prevent freezing of the exterior chilled water piping system.

South Hills Village Mall Renovation & Expansion - Pittsburgh, PA

South Hills Village is a two-level shopping mall located in the Pittsburgh suburbs of Bethel Park and Upper St. Clair.  The two-level complex is currently owned by Simon Property Group, who acquired it in 1997. It is anchored by Target, Dick's Sporting Goods, Macy's and Sears. The mall features over 130 specialty stores as well as a food court and several professional offices.

Wick Fisher White recently worked on a renovation and expansion that converted the vacant three-story Boscov's store to a Target and Dick's Sporting Goods. Target is located on the expanded first level of the space and Dick’s is located on the second and third levels. There also are several new in-line tenants located on the second level adjacent to Dick’s Sporting Goods.

WFW performed the mechanical, plumbing, fire protection and electrical design including site lighting and dry utilities.

South Shore Plaza Renovation - Braintree, MA

Wick Fisher White designed the mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection systems for a new three story expansion of the South Shore Plaza in Braintree, MA. Included in the project was a two story expansion of retail stores above a 140,000 sf Target Store.

The new expansion was anchored by a Nordstrom. WFW provided all of the utilities for the Nordstrom pad and the core-and-shell design for the MEP utilities for the Target Store. WFW was responsible for the coordination of the electrical, plumbing, HVAC and smoke exhaust systems with the Target design team.

 

Southstar Lofts - Philadelphia, PA

 

Wick Fisher White provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection design services for the new Southstar Lofts located at Broad and South Streets in Center City, Philadelphia.  The seven story mixed use building will have 85 apartment units, 5 street level retail spaces, enclosed parking garage, and a resident fitness center.  The project includes energy efficient systems and sustainable elements with the goal of obtaining a LEED certification. The design of this building was recently completed and occupied in the spring of 2014.

 

St. Joseph's University - Retail and Parking Facility - Philadelphia, PA

Wick Fisher White provided the mechanical, plumbing, electrical, communications and security system design for the construction of a new 180,000 square foot parking and retail facility for St. Joseph's University, located in Philadelphia, PA. The new building is a six-story structure with tenant retail space on the first floor and open deck parking on the upper five floors.

The Shops at Coconut Point Renovation & Expansion - Bonita Springs, FL

The Shops at Coconut Point offer 1.2 million sf of open-air retail space. Wick Fisher White was the MEP engineer for three distinct areas: The Community Center, The Lakefront, and The Village.  The anchor stores included Dillard’s, Barnes & Noble, and a Muvico Megaplex Theater. There were also several restaurants along with 100 stores ranging from Bath & Body Works, Brookstone, Express and Express Men. The Community Center of Coconut Point featured approximately 50 stores which included a Best Buy, DSW, Ross, and Bed Bath & Beyond. The Lakefront of Coconut Point was a transitional area between The Community Center and The Village. Wick Fisher White performed the mechanical, electrical and plumbing design which also included site lighting and dry utilities for all three phases. The property had several multi-story buildings where retail shops were located on the first level and offices and/or residential condominiums were located on the upper floor.  Part of Wick Fisher White’s responsibilities for those buildings was to coordinate the design with all the applicable consultants, contractors and owners. The MEP design also included networked fire alarm, sound and building management systems for the entire site.

The Shops at Nanuet Expansion - Nanuet, NY

The Shops at Nanuet is a new open-air lifestyle center located on the former site of the Nanuet Mall. It offers 717,000 sf of retail space. Sears and Macy’s are the only tenants remaining from the original mall. The project consisted of several stand-alone buildings with retail shops and restaurants as well as a Fairway Market. Also, a multi-story building that connects the original Sears and Macys was included in the expansion. The lower level contains retail shops and restaurants, while the upper level consists of a 24 Hour Fitness Center and Regal Cinema. Wick Fisher White performed the entire mechanical, electrical and plumbing/fire protection design including site lighting and dry utilities as well as networked fire alarm, sound and building management systems for the entire site. WFW was also responsible for coordinating the design with all applicable consultants, contractors and owners.

On projects such as this, there are many players involved (owner, architect, structural engineer, civil engineer, tenants, utilities companies, local township agencies, etc.). One of our strengths is that we have an understanding of all aspects of the project including all the various coordination that has to take place between all of these parties. We are proactive in our approach and anticipate any issues that may come up. This helps the project run smoother not only in design but in construction as well. We pride ourselves on this.

On this project, for example, one of the bigger challenges encountered was that the local township’s requirements for where large outdoor electrical equipment could be placed differed from what the electric utility company required. We were the center point of all the coordination that and to take place between each party and helped to facilitate a solution that was agreeable to all.

 

Walt Whitman Shops Expansion - Huntingdon Station, NY

Walt Whitman Shops formerly known as Walt Whitman Mall is a luxury shopping mall located in South Huntington, New York on Walt Whitman Road (Route 110) and New York Avenue. It has over 80 stores including the anchors Bloomingdale's, Lord & Taylor, Macy's and Saks Fifth Avenue. Walt Whitman Shops was the first enclosed mall located on Long Island.

Wick Fisher White worked on the recent two-level 70,000 sf expansion. WFW performed the mechanical, electrical and plumbing design including site lighting and dry utilities as well as expansion networked sound, fire alarm and building management systems.

On projects such as this, there were many players involved such as owner, architect, structural engineer, civil engineer, tenants, utilities companies, local township agencies, etc. Having an understanding of all aspects of the project proved to be one of our strength’s in that it helped us to be efficient in coordination and collaboration efforts between all of the parties.  Other strengths that led to a successfully completed project included our proactive approach and ability to anticipate issues before they became a problem.

Retail & Mixed Use Clients

777 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA

LEED Silver

Arsenal Mall
Watertown, MA

Asbury Park
Asbury Park, NJ

Atrium Mall
Chestnut Hill, MA

Audi West Chester - New Dealership
West Chester, PA

Audi Wynnewood - New Dealership
Wynnewood, PA

Bourse Building
Philadelphia, PA

Brunswick Square Mall
East Brunswick, NJ

Burlington Mall - Renovation & Expansion
Burlington, MA

Charming Shoppes
Bensalem, PA

Christine's Restaurant
Southampton, PA

City Tavern
Philadelphia, PA

Clark Shoe
Kennett Square, PA

Conicelli Nissan
Conshohocken, PA

Continental/Buddakan
Atlantic City, NJ

Cort Furntiture
Philadelphia, PA

Coyote Crossing
Conshohocken, PA

Criniti Restaurant
Philadelphia, PA

Crystal Mall
Waterford, CT

Dave and Busters
Philadelphia, PA

Dunkin' Donuts
West Hampton, NJ

Eagles Eye
New York

Edgewater Mall
Edgewater, NJ

Farm House Restaurant
Hopewell, NJ

Fashion Center Mall
Washington, DC

Federated Department Stores
Florida

Florida Mall - Saks Conversion & Food Court Renovations
Orlando, FL

Four Seasons Hotel
Philadelphia, PA

Franklin Mills Mall
Burlington, MA

Franklin Mills Mall
Philadelphia, PA

Goodyear Tires
Various

Green Acres Commons Expansion & Renovation
Valley Stream, NY

Hasbro
Allentown, PA

Hilton Hotel
Cherry Hill, NJ

Holiday Inn
Philadelphia, PA

Houston Town Center
Houston, TX

IHOP
Philadelphia, PA

IKEA
Plymouth Meeting, PA

Jefferson Bank
Philadelphia, PA

Jefferson Valley Mall Renovation & Expansion
Yorktown Heights, NY

Katmandu Waterfront Grille
Trenton, NJ

King of Prussia Mall
King of Prussia, PA

Lafayette Building
Philadelphia, PA

Lane Bryant
New York

Lawrence Toyota
Lawrenceville, NJ

Legal Sea Food
King of Prussia, PA

Lehigh Valley Mall - Addition & Renovation
Whitehall, PA

Liberty Bank
Wayne, PA

Liberty Place
Philadelphia, PA

Liberty Tree Mall
Danvers, MA

Livingston Mall
Livingston, NJ

Lobster House Restaurant
Cape May, NJ

Lowes Regency Hotel
New York, New York

Luna Grill Kitchen
Washington DC

Market Place
Philadelphia, PA

Marley Station Mall
Glen Burnie. MD

Marriott Hotel
Philadelphia, PA

Maya Video
Philadelphia, PA

McDonalds
Philadelphia, PA

Mellon PSFS
Various

Montgomery Mall
North Walls, PA

Moorestown Mall
Moorestown, NJ

Morey's Piers
Philadelphia, PA

Morimoto Restaurant
Philadelphia, PA

New Jersey Amusement Assoc.
Ocean City, NJ

Newport Centre Mall
Jersey City, NJ

North Haven Commons
North Haven, CT

Northshore Mall - Addition & Renovation
Peabody, MA

Ocean County Mall
Tom's River, NJ

Old Sproul Shopping Center
Springfield, PA

Olly Shoe Stores
Wilmington, DE

Ovations Restaurant (Spectrum)
Philadelphia, PA

Pep Boys
Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia International Airport
Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Parking Authority The Parkade on 8th
Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Sports Bar
Philadelphia, PA

Plaza Carolina Mall
San Juan, PR

Plymouth Square Shopping Center
Plymouth Meeting, PA

PNC Bank
Various

Police and Fire Federal Credit Union
Various Locations

Premium Bank
Yardley, PA

Reading Terminal
Philadelphia, PA

Red Lobster
Philadelphia, PA

Rita Water Ice
Northland Center

Rockaway Townsquare Mall
Rockaway, NJ

Roosevelt Field Mall - Renovation & Expansion
Garden City, NY

Shops at Buena Vista
New Castle, DE

Smith Haven Mall - Renovation
Lake Grove, NY

South Hills Village Mall Renovation & Expansion
Pittsburgh, PA

South Shore Plaza Renovation
Braintree, MA

Southstar Lofts
Philadelphia, PA

Springfield Mall
Springfield, PA

Square One Mall
Saugus, MA

St. Joseph's University - Retail and Parking Facility
Philadelphia, PA

Stellar News
Philadelphia, PA

Subway Restaurant
Philadelphia, PA

Susquehanna Bank
Haddonfield, NJ

Susquehanna Patriot Bank
Lumberton, NJ

The Shops at Coconut Point Renovation & Expansion
Bonita Springs, FL

The Shops at Nanuet Expansion
Nanuet, NY

The Westchester
White Plains, NY

Valley Mall
Harrisonburg, VA

Walt Whitman Mall
Huntington Station, NY

Walt Whitman Shops Expansion
Huntingdon Station, NY

Washington Square Restaurant
Philadelphia, PA