Costco opened its first warehouse in Seattle, Washington, in 1983. Ten years later, Costco merged with Price Club and in 1997 the company changed its name to Costco Wholesale. The membership warehouse club is one of the biggest general retailers in the United States.
BL Companies has regularly provided due diligence services related to new construction, redevelopment and expansion throughout the Northeast. BL Companies has gained a thorough understanding of Costco’s program needs and has implemented the program within the specific regulations that apply locally to its projects. Site development includes wholesale warehousing and fueling facility design.
BL Companies provides a full range of services including land surveying, construction stakeout, site planning and design, traffic engineering, environmental sciences (inland wetlands delineation and assessment, Phase I ESA), permitting and construction assistance for Costco construction. Additionally, BL Companies has provided construction stakeout for projects in various locations throughout the Northeast and layout for some new stores or store expansions.