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Garrett Popcorn Shop

Repurposing of an Old Chain-Restaurant Building into a New Garrett Popcorn Shop

Delivery Time: 12 weeks

Delivery Location: Chicago, Illinois

Garrett Popcorn is a renowned Chicago institution with long lines often forming outside a small retail space that offers specialty popcorn. SGC converted a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant site – vacant for more than 10 years – into a new Garrett Popcorn Shop in Chicago. The client outlined a grueling 12-week timeline to transform this 1700 square foot building and SGC was up to the challenge.

SGC executed an interior and exterior demolition, clearing the site for new steel structuring, roofing, plumbing, mechanical, HVAC, water service and electrical systems installations. The Garrett Popcorn Building required a great deal of custom work including painting, light fixtures, millwork, trim carpentry and ceramic tile flooring.

SGC fabricated and installed a new fence along the perimeter in addition to a new parking lot with new concrete curbs, sidewalks, and handicap ramps. In an effort to honor the character of the neighborhood, an exterior wall featured a graffiti mural as a decorative element. SGC is particularly proud of this project and the exceptional results as shown below.

For more details about this repurposing restaurant project or information about our other specialty general contracting services, please contact us and a member of our staff will be happy to assist you.

Client List

As a national leader in the industry, our impressive client list includes:

  • Advance America
  • Baja Fresh
  • Bally Total Fitness
  • BD’s Mongolian BBQ
  • Blockbuster Video
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Calico Corners
  • Cheryl & Company Cookies
  • Cosi Restaurant
  • Cucinova
  • Crackpots
  • Ditka’s Restaurant
  • Dunkin Donuts
  • Easy Money Solutions
  • Einstein Bagels
  • Elements Massage
  • Epic Burger
  • EZ Pawn
  • Famous Footwear
  • Fannie May Candies
  • FedEx/Kinko’s
  • Formerly Modern Tuxedo
  • Garrett Popcorn
  • Gateway Computer
  • Grill 89
  • Hill Creek Shopping Center
  • Hollywood Video
  • HSA Commercial Real Estate
  • Italio
  • Kenworth
  • Leather Collection
  • Mattress Firm
  • Meathead Burgers
  • Midwest Property Group
  • Nancy’s Pizza
  • Native Foods
  • Neptune Society
  • Noodles & Co.
  • Nothing Bundt Cake
  • Oberweis
  • O’Mango Restaurant
  • Papa Murphy Pizza
  • Petco
  • Picture Me
  • Pure Barre
  • RediClinic
  • Rentwise
  • Rubbermaid
  • Sbarro
  • Select Comfort
  • Sola Salon
  • SpinCycle
  • Starbucks
  • Superstand
  • Sweet Baby Rays
  • Toppers Pizza
  • Tweeter
  • University Medical Center
  • Verizon Wireless
  • Video Update
  • Vitamin Shop
  • YMCA
  • 1-800-Flowers
  • 7-11 Corporation

See Our Work

Here are just a few examples of the quality and craftsmanship that we deliver every day:



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