Charleston Under Construction: Fall 2013

Construction, engineering and architectural firms are working hard in the Charleston market, as you’ll see in the projects listed in this edition of Charleston Under Construction. Thank you to everyone who submitted projects, photos and renderings for this special section of the Business Journal. We’ll be looking for more in the next quarter. Feature your project in the next issue of Charleston Under Construction. For more information, contact Chris McCandlish at 843-849-3123 or cuc@scbiznews.com.

clip_image004[4] New Harbor View Elementary School

1576 Harbor View Road, Charleston

  • Owner: Charleston County School District
  • Architect: Rosenblum Coe Architects Inc., Charleston
  • General contractor: TQ Constructors Inc., Metter, Ga.
  • Engineering firm: RMF Engineering, Charleston (mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection); Hussey, Gay, Bell & DeYoung, Mount Pleasant (civil); 4SE Inc., Charleston (structural); ADC Engineering, Hanahan (landscape architects)
  • Estimated completion date: August 2014

This new 80,000-square-foot, 600-student elementary school was designed with sustainable features. Spaces include a combination cafeteria and multipurpose room, a music room, a science facility, classrooms with new computer technology and a media center. The building, situated on a 6-acre site, is located to provide protection from the four-lane road adjacent to the property. The design, which wraps the school around a central courtyard, creates an outdoor teaching space between the cafeteria and classroom wings.

1451 King Street - City of Charleston Fire Station No. 9 City of Charleston Fire Station No. 9

1451 King St., Charleston

  • Owner: City of Charleston
  • Architect: Rosenblum Coe Architects Inc., Charleston
  • General contractor: M.B. Kahn Construction Co., Conway
  • Engineering firm: RMF Engineering, Charleston (mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection); 4SE Inc., Charleston (structural); Hussey, Gay, Bell & DeYoung, Mount Pleasant (civil).
  • Estimated completion date: October

This new station will serve as a fire station and a departmental headquarters and is pursuing LEED Silver certification. The station’s ground floor will be apparatus storage and support spaces. The second floor will house bunk areas, a day room and offices. As the highest-elevated emergency facility on the peninsula, this station will serve as the central response facility during all major weather-related events for the city of Charleston.

Palmetto Primary Care Palmetto Primary Care Physicians

809 N. Cedar St., Summerville

  • Architect: DA Architects, Summerville
  • General contractor: J. Musselman Construction, Charleston
  • Estimated completion date: October
  • Estimated total cost: $900,000

This project includes new construction and site work for a medical office building for Palmetto Primary Care Physicians. The property is partially located in a wetlands area, and the new building will be an elevated slab with deep footings. Exterior finishes include brick, fiber cement siding and a metal roof. Interior finishes will include prefinished ponderosa pine doors, plastic laminate casework, solid-surface countertops, three-form glazing and a combination of sheet vinyl, carpet and ceramic tile flooring.

clip_image002[4] River Reach Mount Pleasant
  • Architect: Ink Architecture & Interiors, Daniel Island.
  • General contractor: Cook Bonner Construction Inc., Charleston
  • Engineering firm: Empire Engineering (structural), North Charleston
  • Estimated completion date: December
  • Estimated total cost: $1.5 million-$1.6 million

This project is under construction in the exclusive River Reach neighborhood near Remley’s Point in Mount Pleasant. The custom home was designed to take advantage of the grand oaks and waterway views — there is a striking marsh view from virtually every room. The end result is a home that suits the everyday living needs of the clients while allowing it to transform into a luxurious space for entertaining.

911 Call Center Charleston County Consolidated 911 Call Center

8500 Palmetto Commerce Parkway, North Charleston

  • Developer: Charleston County
  • Architect: Rosenblum Coe Architects Inc., Charleston; ADG Inc., Orlando, Fla.
  • General contractor: Palmetto Construction Group LLC, Charleston
  • Engineering firm: RMF Engineering Inc., Charleston (mechanical, electrical, plumbing), 4SE Inc., Charleston (structural), HLA Inc., Charleston (civil)
  • Estimated completion date: 2013
  • Estimated total cost: $27 million

This project entailed complete construction of a two-story, 39,600-square-foot, 911 center for Charleston County government, combining emergency call activities from 10 separate 911 and emergency communications centers into one consolidated center. The building, which provides an emergency operations center to coordinate disaster response, includes a master control room, offices, training rooms, a press debriefing area and support spaces. The project obtained LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Charleston Progressive Academy aerial Charleston Progressive Academy

382 Meeting St., Charleston

  • Developer: Charleston County School District
  • Architect: Liollio Architecture Inc., Charleston
  • Construction manager: Cumming Corp., North Charleston
  • General contractor: M.B. Kahn Construction Co. Inc., Columbia
  • Engineering firm: RMF Engineering Inc., Charleston (mechanical, electrical, plumbing); Collins Engineers Inc., Charleston, (structural); Thomas & Hutton, Mount Pleasant (civil)
  • Estimated completion date: Oct. 31
  • Estimated total cost: $15,330,792

This project is preserving and upgrading the earthquake safety of the historical portion of the existing facility, the 1955 Courtenay School Building, including selective demolition and complete interior renovation. The portions to be demolished include the gymnasium and annex building. New construction includes a 32,000-square-foot addition, which will include rooms for science, the arts, physical education, a kitchen and cafeteria, a multipurpose room and a media center. The total renovation and the new building areas amount to 67,060 square feet for a 500-student capacity.

SCE&G Summerville SCE&G Summerville Gas Operations Renovation

108 N. Cedar St., Summerville

  • Developer: SCANA Services Inc., Cayce
  • Architect: MCA Architecture, Greenville
  • General contractor: SouthCon Building Group LLC, Mount Pleasant
  • Estimated completion date: December
  • Estimated total cost: $997,000

The renovation to the SCE&G Gas Operations Facility is comprised of two separate buildings totaling approximately 10,000 square feet. The work includes demolition of existing interior spaces, new metal stud wall framing, drywall, ceilings, mechanical and electrical systems, and finishes for new office spaces, crew rooms, training rooms, locker rooms, and break rooms.

Carriage Hill Executive Center III 2 Carriage Hill Executive Center III

2424 City Hall Lane, North Charleston

  • Developer: Charleston Landmark Builders LLC, Charleston
  • Architect: Jerry S. Rumplick, Hicksville, N.Y.
  • General contractor: Charleston Landmark Builders LLC, Charleston
  • Engineering firm: Kevin Coffey, Lowcountry Land Development Consultants, Charleston (civil)
  • Estimated completion date: Fall
  • Estimated total cost: $1.8 million

This project will offer 14,880 square feet of commercial office space. The American Red Cross will lease two-thirds of the building with a backup generator, and the remaining section is still available for lease.

134 River Green Place 134 River Green Place, Daniel Island (Park Side)
  • Developer: The Daniel Island Co., Daniel Island
  • Architect: Dewitt and Associates, Wando
  • General contractor: David Weekley Homes, Mount Pleasant
  • Engineering firm: Southern Consulting and Engineering Inc., Goose Creek (structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing)
  • Estimated completion date: June 8, 2013

This 3,700-square-foot open-concept home has five bedrooms, 4.5 baths and upgraded features throughout. The Sutton is located in the golf and country club section of Daniel Island and overlooks a lushly landscaped park. The home is built to Environments for Living Platinum standards, including a natural gas tankless hot water heater, fresh air ventilation system, radiant barrier decking and a HERS rating of 61.

Elan Midtown Elan Midtown

441 Meeting St., Charleston

  • Developer: Greystar, Charleston
  • Architect: Meeks & Partners, Houston
  • General contractor: Greystar Construction, Houston
  • Engineering firm: SeamonWhiteside & Associates, Charleston
  • Estimated completion date: November
  • Estimated total cost: $38 million

Elan Midtown is a 200-unit boutique apartment community adjacent to the Upper King Street dining and entertainment district. The three- and four-story building is constructed atop a concrete parking deck and surrounds two courtyards with a fountain, a pool and a garden dining area. The Elan Midtown community also contains a full-service fitness facility, two elevators, security access control, an entertainment cabana and media lounge, a dog park, and downtown and water views.

Kiawah Island Private Residence No.11 Kiawah Island private residence
  • Architect: Malcolm Brennan, Charleston
  • General contractor: R.M. Buck Builders Inc., Johns Island
  • Custom Cabinetry: Island Cabinet Company Inc., Johns Island
  • Estimated completion date: June 1 2013
  • Estimated total cost: $1 million

This 2,300-square-foot oceanfront condo was stripped to the shell on the interior and intensely structurally updated. A third floor was also added, with a master suite. All new mechanicals have been installed, along with an audiovisual package. New high-impact windows, wood wall and ceiling finishes, and high-end cabinetry were added.

4175 Ten Shillings Way Private residence

4175 Ten Shillings Way, Hollywood

  • Developer: Poplar Grove neighborhood
  • Architect: Vin-Yet Architecture, Charleston
  • General contractor: Jacksonbuilt Homes, Daniel Island
  • Estimated completion date: July 2013
  • Estimated total cost: $550,000

This home was designed with a screened porch and open patio to take advantage of the backyard marsh views. An outdoor kitchen was added for entertaining; the inside has an open floorplan with tall, vaulted ceilings in the great room and an adjoining contemporary custom kitchen. The master bathroom has ceiling-high, vertical backsplash tile, a dark walnut double-sink vanity and four wall sconces.

401 East Huron Street - Custom Residence Private residence

401 E. Huron St., Folly Beach

  • Architect: Rosenblum Coe Architects Inc., Charleston
  • General contractor: M.K. Smith Builders Ltd. Co., Charleston
  • Estimated completion date: Early spring 2014

This new private residence is nestled on a quarter-acre site on the Folly River side of Folly Beach. The contemporary home is approximately 3,600 heated and cooled square feet, including four bedrooms and 4 1/2 baths. The stair tower at the front of the home leads up to an observation area and deck.

Hanahan Amphitheater Hanahan Amphitheatre

Mabelline Road, Hanahan

  • Developer: City of Hanahan
  • Architect: SeamonWhiteside & Associates, Charleston
  • General contractor: Palmetto Construction Group LLC, Charleston
  • Engineering firm: SeamonWhiteside & Associates, Charleston
  • Estimated completion date: September
  • Estimated total cost: $751,000

This installation of an outdoor amphitheater includes site work, block retaining walls, seating areas, sidewalks, and a covered stage canopy.

Garrard Distribution Garrard Distribution

7065 Cross County Road, North Charleston

  • Developer: Garrard Distribution, Cumming, Ga.
  • Architect: Gilbert Montoya, Alpharetta, Ga.
  • General contractor: Coward-Hund Construction Group, North Charleston
  • Engineering firm: Empire Engineering, North Charleston
  • Estimated completion date: Sept. 20
  • Estimated total cost: $1.25 million

This new construction of a 15,820-square-foot distribution center for Flowers Bakery includes 4,000 square feet of office and retail space. The building structure is a pre-engineered metal building by Nucor Building Systems over a shallow concrete foundation and slab on grade. The building is surrounded by expansive truck docks and aprons on three sides and is packed with 29 overhead dock doors for constant, all-day operation.

Kerrison Building - Rendering Kerrison Building

260 King St. and 80-82 Hasell St., Charleston

  • Developer: The Kerrison Dry Goods Co., Charleston
  • Architect: Neil Stevenson Architects, Charleston
  • General contractor: Trident Construction, North Charleston
  • Engineering firm: DWG Inc., Mount Pleasant (plumbing, electrical, HVAC); Tobias & West, Mount Pleasant (structural); HLA Inc., Charleston (civil)
  • Estimated completion date: February 2014

This project includes complete renovation and structural repairs to the 150-year-old Kerrison Building in downtown Charleston. The 55,000-square-foot upfit includes commercial space on the first floor and 43 new apartments on the second, third and fourth floors. The scope of work includes selective demolition, seismic structural upgrades, preservation of historic masonry, stucco and windows, and the new construction of apartments with modern amenities.

Jenkins Hall Auditorium 2 The Citadel, Jenkins Hall Auditorium renovation

171 Moultrie St., Charleston

  • Architect: Red Iron Architects LLC, Charleston
  • General contractor: Emory J. Infinger & Associates Construction Inc., North Charleston
  • Engineering firm: DWG Inc. Consulting Engineers, Mount Pleasant (mechanical, electrical, life safety)
  • Estimated completion date: Aug. 31
  • Estimated total cost: $218,200

This renovation of the main auditorium in Jenkins Hall, located on The Citadel campus, included demolition and a new ceiling, soffits, doors, light fixtures, finishes, flooring, seating and acoustical treatment, as well as life safety, mechanical and electrical upgrades.

Pain Specialists of Charleston 3 Pain Specialists of Charleston mixed-use medical center

2695 Elms Plantation Blvd., North Charleston

  • Developer: Pain Specialists of Charleston
  • Architect: Coast Architects, West Ashley
  • General contractor: Trident Construction, North Charleston
  • Engineering firm: MECA, Charleston (HVAC, plumbing); Charleston Engineering (electrical); Curry Engineers, Charleston (structural)
  • Estimated completion date: August

This 22,000-square-foot medical center was completed in August. The building includes pain care, clinical trials, massage therapy, physical therapy, laboratory and durable medical equipment. The anchor tenant offices include three procedure suites equipped with fluoroscopy and X-ray, 16 patient exam rooms, two medical massage therapy rooms and a 50-seat lobby.

Portside Office Suites Portside Office Suites

421 Wando Park Blvd., Mount Pleasant

  • Architect: Bell Architects, Mount Pleasant
  • General contractor: Harbor Contracting LLC, Mount Pleasant
  • Engineering firm: Dean Engineering, Hanahan (electrical), MG Engineering, Johns Island (plumbing, mechanical)
  • Estimated completion date: October 2013

This 3,297-square-foot, Class A office space was upfitted for two expanding businesses.

Bank of NC Bank of NC

291 East Bay St., Charleston

  • Architect: Insite Strategy & Architecture, Charleston
  • General contractor: J. Musselman Construction, Charleston
  • Estimated completion date: October 2013

This project is an approximately 3,000-square-foot interior upfit of an existing bank branch.

Charleston Southern - Christian Leadership Building Charleston Southern University Christian Leadership Building

9200 University Blvd., Charleston

  • Owner: Charleston Southern University, Charleston
  • Architect: Goff-D’Antonio Associates Ltd., Charleston
  • General contractor: M.B. Kahn Construction Co. Inc., Columbia
  • Engineering firm: Applied Building Sciences Inc., Charleston (structural); Constantine Engineering Associates, Charleston (mechanical, plumbing, engineering); Richard G. Leland, Mount Pleasant (electrical)
  • Estimated completion date: September

This new building is a two-story conference, lecture, classroom and faculty office building measuring 25,000 square feet. It is located in the center of the Charleston Southern University campus across from the new science center and adjacent to a major planned campus pedestrian walkway. The design incorporates sustainable design features, as well as materials that were selected to fit in with the context of the CSU campus. It features a two-story gallery space to serve as pre-function space adjacent to the two large conference halls on the first floor, with large openings of glass facing the central campus and adjacent walkway.

Gateway Mount Pleasant Gateway Mount Pleasant Office Building, Phase 1

235 Magrath Darby Blvd., Mount Pleasant

  • Developer: Landmark Enterprises Inc., Mount Pleasant
  • Architect: Insite Strategy and Architecture, Charleston
  • General contractor: Mashburn Construction Co., Mount Pleasant
  • Engineering firm: SeamonWhiteside and Associates (civil)
  • Estimated completion date: November 2014
  • Estimated total cost: $15 million

The office building at the Gateway Mount Pleasant project will be a three-story, 60,000-square-foot Class A building between U.S. Highway 17 and Coleman Boulevard at the base of the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge. The building will include professional offices for tenants at a marshfront location with covered parking on the first level of the building. It uses energy-efficient design with a U.S. Green Building Council LEED certified core and shell. The exterior is architectural precast concrete, and the building features a central core lobby, elevators, stairs, restrooms and support.

TIGHitco TIGHitco Manufacturing

8450 Palmetto Commerce Parkway, Ladson

  • Developer: InterTech, Charleston
  • Architect: Karpus Design LLC, Ladson
  • General contractor: Design Build Corp., Ladson
  • Engineering firm: Live Oak Consultants, North Charleston (mechanical, plumbing, electrical)
    Mechanical and plumbing contractor: Cullum Constructors Inc., North Charleston
  • Electrical contractor: M.C. Dean Inc., Charleston
  • Estimated completion date: March 19, 2013
  • Estimated total cost: $14.5 million

New construction of this manufacturing facility encompasses 120,000 square feet of conditioned space. The purpose is to provide more automated processing in the design and fabrication of engineered components for aerospace and industrial applications.

CSU Nursing School School of nursing addition and renovation, Charleston Southern University

State Road S-10-2284, North Charleston

  • Architect: Liollio Architecture Inc., Charleston
  • General contractor: M.B. Kahn Construction Co. Inc., Columbia
  • Engineering firm: RMF Engineering Inc., Charleston (mechanical, electrical, plumbing)
  • Estimated completion date: 2013
  • Estimated total cost: $2 million

The expansion of the Derry Patterson Wingo School of Nursing building is a 16,000-square-foot addition that will include teaching labs, observation booths, nursing faculty offices and interactive space for nursing students in the program. The existing building, approximately 17,000 square feet, will also be completely renovated, in another phase of this project.

Timberland High School HVAC Timberland High School HVAC Replacement

1418 Gravel Hill Road, St. Stephen

  • Developer: Berkeley County School District
  • Architect: LS3P & Associates Inc., Charleston
  • General contractor: Thompson Turner, North Charleston
  • Engineering firm: RMF Engineering Inc., Charleston (mechanical/electrical)
  • Estimated completion date: 2013
  • Estimated total cost: $6.3 million

Timberland High School, a 178,282-square-foot facility built in 1994, was experiencing cooling and heating problems, requiring replacement of the existing HVAC system. A new water-source heat pump system was installed, including a new cooling tower, dedicated outside air units, water-source heat pumps and associated piping, as well as new ductwork. The HVAC system replacement will provide better conditioned air and operate more efficiently to reduce operating costs. The project was completed in phases because the building had to remain operational throughout.

Airport expansion terminal apron Charleston Airport Expansion Terminal Apron

Charleston International Airport, Charleston

  • Developer: Charleston County Aviation Authority, Charleston
  • General contractor: McCarthy Improvements, Atlanta
  • Engineering firm: ADC Engineering Inc., Hanahan (civil, structural); Atkins Global, Raleigh (electrical); S&ME Inc., Mount Pleasant (geotechnical)
  • Estimated completion date: October 2013
  • Estimated total cost: $16,183,000

The expansion of the existing terminal apron at Charleston International Airport included approximately 9 acres of apron pavement surrounding the existing apron to accommodate future concourse expansion. An apron expansion of approximately 5 acres was built for the additional remaining overnight parking areas. The project also included high mast lighting for the new remaining overnight aprons, storm drainage improvements and airfield lighting. This project was performed in five phases to ensure the airport’s continued operation during construction.

Lindera Amenity Lindera Amenity Center

Cane Bay, 107 Lindera Preserve Blvd., Summerville

  • Owner/Developer: Lennar Carolinas LLC
  • Architect: Sinclair & Associates, Summerville (building); 3DC Projects LLC, Conway (swimming pool design); Environmental Concepts LLC, Myrtle Beach (landscaping and layout)
  • Engineering firm: Thomas & Hutton, Mount Pleasant (civil)
  • Estimated completion date: Summer 2014
  • Estimated total cost: $1 million

This project consists of the design and construction of a new amenity center for the 175-acre Lindera Preserve community in Cane Bay. The amenity center is being developed on approximately 7 acres and includes an outdoor pavilion, swimming pool, playground, dog parks, and 3 acres of open space set aside for community gatherings and events.

4490 Ashley River Road Private residence

4490 Ashley River Road, Summerville

  • Architect: LS3P Associates Ltd., Charleston
  • General contractor: J. Musselman Construction, Charleston
  • Estimated completion date: May 2014

This home of approximately 4,000 square feet sits on 100 acres of land. Stained concrete floors, custom cabinetry and casework are included throughout the house. It also features site-milled lumber for trim work. The exterior is a combination of brick masonry and hard siding. It will include an outdoor living area with a fireplace and glass cupola.

Newton Farms Newton Farms

1513 Palm Blvd., Isle of Palms

  • Architect: Glick-Boehm & Associates Inc., Charleston
  • General contractor: Mashburn Construction, Columbia
  • Engineering firm: DWG Inc., Mount Pleasant
  • Estimated completion date: March 2014
  • Estimated total cost: $3,093,183

This project is for a new, 24,000-square-foot gourmet food market. The store will feature quarry tile floors, a full-service delicatessen and meat department, large windows for natural light and an outdoor dining area with misting fans. All existing tenants are remaining open during the renovation.

Goolsby dental office Goolsby Dental Office

537 Wappoo Road, Charleston

  • Architect: Bell Architects, Mount Pleasant
  • General contractor: Harbor Contracting LLC, Mount Pleasant
  • Engineering firm: Dean Engineering, Hanahan (electrical), MG Engineering, Johns Island (plumbing, mechanical)
  • Estimated completion date: November 2013

The project is a 4,013-square-foot renovation and addition to an existing two-story wood structure. The first floor is for dental use; the second floor will be lease space.

Heather Bosse Heather Bosse – State Farm Insurance

2917 U.S. Highway 17 N., Mount Pleasant

  • Architect: LFK Architects, Mount Pleasant
  • General contractor: Harbor Contracting LLC, Mount Pleasant
  • Engineering firm: David B. Hatcher LLC, Hanahan (electrical), MG Engineering, Johns Island (plumbing, mechanical)
  • Estimated completion date: October 2013

This residential property was completely renovated to convert it to commercial office space for the insurance company.

Seastone Dental Seastone Dental Office

953 Orangeburg Road, Summerville

  • Architect: Bell Architects, Mount Pleasant
  • General contractor: Harbor Contracting LLC, Mount Pleasant
  • Engineering firm: Dean Engineering, Hanahan (electrical), MG Engineering, Johns Island (plumbing, mechanical)
  • Estimated completion date: September 2013

This project included an upfit of a 1,981-square-foot general dentistry office.

Baker Cadillac Baker Motor Co. / Cadillac Dealership

1623 Savannah Highway, Charleston

  • Owner/Developer: Baker Motor Company Inc., Charleston
  • Architect: Goff-D’Antonio Associates Ltd., Charleston
  • General contractor: Hogan Construction Group LLC, Charleston
  • Engineering firm: Tobias & West LLC, Mount Pleasant (structural); Live Oak Consultants LLC, North Charleston (civil, mechanical, electrical, plumbing)
  • Landscape architect: James L. Ward, Charleston
  • Estimated completion date: September

This project is a new, freestanding dealership for Cadillac and includes a showroom, customer lounges, a service area, and sales and service offices. The building will be clad with limestone panels and will feature extensive hardscape and landscaped areas.

Former Navy Yard redevelopment Former Navy Yard restoration and redevelopment

1096 Navy Way, North Charleston

  • Developer: Charleston Naval Complex Redevelopment Authority, North Charleston
  • Architect: O’Brien & Gere, Charleston (landscape)
  • Engineering firm: O’Brien & Gere, Charleston

This redevelopment of portions of the former Navy Yard near Quarters H & I at the Officers’ Quarters Historic District involves the renovation of a former parking lot and tennis court into a low-impact, Americans with Disabilities Act-accessible parking area. The design considers the site’s historic nature and remnants of the Olmstead brothers’ original design. Materials fit plants, curbing and lighting of the greater Navy Yard, while pre-existing conditions and existing paving allow for minimal stormwater system modifications.

Amerisips Acorn Drop 2 Private residences

3433 and 3429 Acorn Drop Lane, Johns Island

  • Developer: Edwin Pearlstine, Charleston
  • Architect: American Vernacular, Mount Pleasant
  • General contractor: Amerisips Constructors, Johns Island
  • Estimated completion date: November

The Brunswick and Archdale models of Amerisips homes use the company’s EcoShell system for energy-efficient construction with Environmental Protection Agency-level indoor air quality and LEED for Homes certification from the U.S. Green Buildings Council. The use of structural insulated panels provides an air-tight building envelope that doesn’t require interior load-bearing walls. The panels are engineered to withstand hurricane-force winds of 130-200 mph.

Retail Space Retail space

1905 U.S. Highway 17 N., Mount Pleasant

  • Developer: Bullock Enterprises, Marietta, Ga.
  • Architect: Stubbs Muldrow Herin Architects Inc., Mount Pleasant
  • General contractor: Chastain Construction Inc., Charleston
  • Engineering firm: DWG Inc., Mount Pleasant; Curry Engineers, Mount Pleasant; Earthsource Engineering; Mount Pleasant
  • Estimated completion date: Oct. 31
  • Estimated total cost: $1.2 million

The project will demolish the existing building and construct a brick-clad retail space. The space will be approximately 7,954 square feet.

Family Dollar Family Dollar

7790 Dorchester Road, North Charleston

  • Developer: Twin Rivers Capital LLC, Charleston
  • Architect: CL Helt, Charlotte
  • General contractor: HJB Construction Inc., Charleston
  • Engineering firm: SDG Engineering Inc., Marietta, Ga.
  • Estimated completion date: Sept. 5
  • Estimated total cost: $1.3 million

The site is approximately 1 acre with storm drainage and a retention pond. The parking lot is asphalt with curb and cutter. The building is a 8,320-square-foot pre-engineered metal building wrapped with a brick veneer and with a standing seam roof. The inside consists of a polished concrete floor and sheet rock walls with open ceiling. The HVAC is exposed metal duct along with hanging lights.

Ocean Blvd 2 Private residence

Ocean Boulevard, Isle of Palms

  • Architect: Dufford Young Architects, Charleston
  • General contractor: Sheppard Construction, Mount Pleasant
  • Engineering firm: Tobias & West, Columbia
  • Landscape architect: Wertimer & Associates, Charleston
  • Estimated completion date: March 2014

This project is a new construction, single-family, oceanfront residence. The ground floor will be parking and storage; the first floor will house two wings connected by a glass hallway. One wing will include the kitchen and dining, living and media rooms. The other will be bedrooms. A loft and more bedrooms will be on the second floor. An elevated pool with spa will be built on the first floor deck, with lounge areas and an outdoor kitchen. Exterior features include cedar shake siding, metal roof and elevated planters.

Middle Street 2 Private residence

Middle Street, Mount Pleasant

  • Architect: Dufford Young Architects, Charleston
  • General contractor: Daly & Sawyer Construction, Mount Pleasant
  • Engineering firm: Tobias & West, Columbia
  • Landscape architect: Wertimer & Associates, Charleston
  • Estimated completion date: September

This project is a renovation of a two-story, single-family residence on the harbor in the Old Village of Mount Pleasant. The house was updated by squaring off the original bay on the front facade and adding a symmetrically placed bay. A new, cedar shake gambrel roof has been incorporated, and the water table has been lowered, visually reducing the structure to a more desirable scale for the street. Exterior features include cedar shake siding and cedar siding, new front entry and stairs, and new windows. New solar panels were installed on the roof. The first floor houses the living spaces, as well as a new wine room and butler’s pantry. Updated bedrooms, bathrooms and laundry are on the second floor. A new staircase, in keeping with the style of the home, was installed as well.

NChas Public Works rendering North Charleston Public Works campus

5800 Casper Padgett Way, North Charleston (Remount Road at Interstate 26 Interchange)

  • Developer: City of North Charleston
  • Owner’s Representative: Cedrus Development
  • Architect: Stubbs Muldrow Herin Architects, Mount Pleasant
  • General contractor: Trident Construction, North Charleston
  • Engineering firm: DWG Inc., Mount Pleasant (plumbing, electrical, HVAC); ACD Engineering, Hanahan (structural); Thomas & Hutton, Mount Pleasant (civil)
  • Estimated completion date: April 2015
  • Estimated total cost: $36 million

This new complex, a former Air Force Base housing area, will consist of 15 separate structures totaling 100,000 square feet. The 52-acre complex includes dedicated spaces for administration, streets and stormwater, horticulture, building maintenance, traffic and signals, truck and car maintenance and washing facilities, a greenhouse and sanitation. A new city garage will be a centerpiece of the complex. Approximately 13 acres has been master-planned for future government use. The new complex will replace the undersized and outdated existing facility near Park Circle.

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