Brooklyn, NY Champion Elevator Corp. has been awarded a major elevator maintenance and modernization contract at “Industry City” previously known as Bush Terminal.
On January 1st 2017, Jamestown Properties executed an agreement with Champion Elevator to maintain all 124 elevators on the 6.5 million s/f campus at Industry City. Champion will have three resident mechanics on site 40 hours per week maintaining the existing equipment as well as performing the NYC Code mandated Category #1 & #5 testing.
Champion has also been awarded a fast track elevator modernization project for two existing manual freight cars going fully automatic. Of the 124 vintage 1903 Overhead Drum Elevators, only 32 have been modernized to meet today’s code requirements. Champion has been asked to provide budgets for modernizing the remaining 88 freight elevators with an estimated completion date of 2025, to meet the deadline for the most recent NYC DOB code requirements. Considering the magnitude for a project this size, they are looking at a budget of $35 million to complete the elevator work at Industry City.