“Design-build partnerships get the job done better and faster, with less complexity for the owner. Owners see fewer change orders, gain an accelerated construction schedule, and are able to lock in a guaranteed maximum price.” – Jeff Boehm, President of Howard Shockey & Sons, Inc.
Good news: design-build offers maximum efficiency, single-source accountability
Faster building = faster profits
Over many decades, Shockey has brought its Partner of Choice philosophy to manufacturing and industrial design-build projects. In 2020 alone, we expect to complete more than a million SF of manufacturing space near key interstate markets (Interstate 81, Interstate 95, Interstate 66) in Virginia and West Virginia.
Representative design-build projects currently underway, all for repeat clients, include:
Manufacturing, Office & Distribution Center
For the Trex Company, a new 188,000 SF manufacturing facility constructed of precast wall panels on a conventional steel-framed structure with a low sloped EPDM roofing system. A steel superstructure extends above the majority of the roofing system to accommodate the equipment installations required for the manufacturing operations. The facility includes traditional loading docks for shipping and receiving, as well as 10 dedicated wood chip receiving docks for the introduction of material into the manufacturing process. Shockey has built more than one million SF for the Trex Company in Winchester, Virginia, close to Interstates 81 and 66.
Two Light Manufacturing Buildings
Building 1 is a 63,000 SF facility and Building 2 is a 176,000 SF facility. Both structures clear interior heights of 32’ and are built on conventional steel frames, using load-bearing insulated tilt wall panels for exterior walls. The facilities comprise the first phase of the Graystone Industrial Center, located near Interstate 81 in Winchester, Virginia.
Expansion of a distribution center for manufacturer Melnor Inc., representing an additional 159,000 SF for this repeat client. Shockey previously constructed a 130,000 SF facility for Melnor that houses office space, research and development labs, and a distribution center. These projects are located in the Stonewall Industrial Park, just west of Interstate 81, in Frederick County, Virginia.
Construction of a new concrete slab-on-grade, steel-frame warehouse with reinforced concrete tilt-up exterior walls. The 404,000 SF warehouse is equipped with LED lighting, 32 ft. ceilings, dock doors, a trailer court area, sprinkler and monitored fire alarm. The facility is located in Berkeley Business Park, one mile from Interstate 81 in Martinsburg, West Virginia.
Each of these partnerships have evolved into relationships of trust and confidence, with all parties secure in the knowledge that careful recommendations — ones that are best for the project — will be offered. The decisions that follow are made easily, with the best information and the guidance of an industrial design-build expert. If you’d like to learn more about the value and opportunity that a design-build project can bring to your business, contact us today.