Building & Engineering (CBES)


Retail building and engineering expertise takes you from blank page to project completion

Professional services for the grocery industry deliver end-to-end engineering, programming and sustainability solutions. When you partner with CBES, your stores will operate more efficiently, and your customers will have a better shopping experience.

New store
development, store expansions

Remodels, refreshes, build-outs

Capital projects, equipment replacement

building and engineering plans

RHVAC/EMS engineering lowers your costs and energy use

CBES core engineering services include:

  • End-to-end system analysis of all new and existing systems
  • Developing detailed engineering drawings and CAD designs for new, remodel and expansion projects
  • Coordinating system designs with A/E firms and contractors
  • Specifications development, design review, and value engineering
  • Assessing new technologies and selecting equipment to optimize costs, maintenance, energy use, and environmental impact
  • Commissioning/re-commissioning operating equipment prior to project completion

RHVAC+ construction management provides end-to-end expertise

You’ll have a partner for every stage of your RHVAC construction project:

  • Technical constructability review
  • Pre-construction services (scoping, bidding, awarding)
  • Construction services (on-site vendor management, walkthroughs, punch lists, and turnover documents)
  • Commissioning/re-commissioning of all new and replacement RHVAC equipment and systems
  • Large capital programming for building, heating, and refrigeration projects

Multi-site program management matches your schedule and budget

You can quickly launch a new project, like “Buy Online Pickup in Store,” electric vehicle charging stations, or energy upgrades, and scale fast, without worrying about the details. Count on us for:

  • Detailed “As-Built” survey plans
  • Store planning layout and design
  • Site planning
  • Décor/signage design and installation
  • Equipment procurement
  • Construction management
  • End-to-end financial planning and tracking

Self-performance ensures critical systems are installed correctly

Whether you need just one install in a single store location or multiple equipment installations in brand new buildings, City makes it happen.

Services include: 

  • Energy Management Systems
  • RHVAC new store/remodel
  • Capital replacements
  • Owner’s representation
  • Project commissioning
  • Targeted build team

Energy transition and sustainability (ET&S) services meet your green goals

As part of City’s holistic sustainability approach, the CBES team handles:

  • Sustainability plan development
  • ET&S project development, management, and reporting
  • Data analysis
  • Utility coordination/rebate management
  • Remote performance monitoring
  • Refrigerant management plan and programming
  • Net Zero programming
  • Carbon reduction partnerships