General contractor Wolverine Building Group completed the construction of the first thrift store for Bethany Christian Services, which consisted of a renovation of a 17,000 square foot warehouse into a spacious retail facility. The location was selected for its centrality and its proximity to many of Bethany’s Grand Rapids-area clients. Bethany Christian Services is a not-for-profit organization serving children and families in 20 countries. They provide adoption and post-adoption services, counseling, foster care, and a variety of additional resources for families around the world. Proceeds from the 29th Street store will benefit Bethany’s Grand Rapids clients, particularly for unfunded or underfunded projects such as refugee services.
The Pump House Frozen Yogurt Shop is located in the center of Grand Haven, Michigan. The facility features spaces to purchase and enjoy the frozen yogurt bar where you design the size, flavors and toppings of your frozen treat. This unique venue offers visitors a new experience with an traditional twist; Panoramic views of the Grand river channel to Lake MichiganOld time soda bar with home made natural sodasWarm and inviting fireplace and natural sunlight
The 50th Street freezer facility site is located in proximity to other Gordon Food Service distribution centers. The new facility brings about needed additional space for the company’s line of frozen food products. The proposed freezer building is built on a section of land that is part of a roadway, requiring a partial street vacation and shortening of the 50th St., west of Clay Avenue. Ice cream freezer Maintenance room and mezzanines Facility offices Employee Member Center Refrigerated dock 14 loading docks In order to accommodate the refrigeration penthouse units, the project obtained a zoning variance for the 62 ft. building height. The freezer conforms to the city’s sustainability principles. Gordon Food Service project will allow for the redevelopment of several under utilized industrial properties and will infuse vital investment into the surrounding community.
We demo'd the existing hangar on-site and built a new hangar, terminal, and operations area. The entry canopy is crafted from an airplane wing. AIA GR Honorable Mention Award 2014
Menna’s Joint, the “Home of the Dub” opened its doors for business at 44 Ionia Ave, bringing yet another unique culinary option to the growing Arena District. Conveniently located between The Hopcat and McFadden’s, Menna’s Joint is a popular food option that embodies a culture consistent with a late-night crowd. Orion Construction renovated this space in just over four months.
Construction was completed ahead of schedule on this quick service restaurant in Gaines Township, Michigan. Originally slated for an early December 2013 completion, the project was finished and opened prior to Thanksgiving, providing additional revenue stream the owner had not expected but appreciated. The new Subway restaurant features traditional cafeteria-style service with 1200 sf of sitdown/eat-in space. A drive-thru window provides customers added convenience. The exterior finishes include two styles of brick masonry and a fenced-in patio. An outdoor gas fireplace provides ambiance and heat, while functionally extending the outdoor dining season into the autumn months. The masonry treatment is repeated inside and compliments the wood and tile finishes.
Orion completed the construction of a new Occupational Health Clinic for Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan. The project involved a complete interior demolition and rebuild of an existing building. Included was: new interior metal stud walls, suspended acoustical ceilings, floor coverings, new doors and a new HVAC system. A complete new electrical service & lighting system was installed which included an emergency back-up generator system able to power the entire facility, a climate controlled combination IT/electrical room and a security and access control system. The space includes a check-in/check-out and patient waiting area, exam/treatment rooms, drug test room, x-ray room, conference room, pharmacy room, large storage area, employee breakroom and staff offices. The project also features a shared gym area, restrooms and a large barrier-free shower room.
Classic Engineering provided HVAC & Plumbing engineering services on this project.
Classic Engineering assisted Dan Vos Construction with structural engineering services to relocate an existing exterior column and create a new overhead door opening.
TAG started working with Niekerk Christian Reformed Church in 2003 on master planning. Like many church projects, it took a few years and a couple of committees before approval to build an addition was realized. An important element, besides adding much needed space, was to match the architectural character of Niekerk. The addition doubled the existing facility and included expanded narthex, nursery, serving kitchen, remodeled offices, large multipurpose space and covered canopy.
TAG first designed the new 19,300 s.f. Harvest Orthodox Presbyterian Church facility to house their worship center, nursery, administrative offices and classrooms in 2008. The new facility was designed with the future in mind, allowing for future classroom and worship space expansion if necessary. In the spring of 2011, TAG designed the renovation of the kitchen at Harvest OPC. Converting the warming kitchenette into a full service kitchen meant new commercial grade appliances and a new floor plan for the kichen.
TAG provided architectural services for the new Perrigo EAO East office building in Allegan, Michigan. TAG worked jointly with Dan Vos Construction on the new facility. The facility was designed to create a campus setting with a physical link between the manufacturing and administration offices. The new facility features a state-of-the-art conference center, a fit-for-life exercise facility, large two story office area, multiple private offices and meeting rooms. The new Perrigo EAO East office facility is located on a beautiful site and was designed to take advantage of a spectacular view and to fit the growing needs.
Exxel Engineering, Inc. provided boundary and topographical surveys, prepared easement descriptions and provided civil engineering design of site grades, parking lot, access drives, underground utilities, drainage and obtained State and local construction permits and provided construction staking.
Exxel Engineering did the boundary and topographical survey and prepared a project base map.
West Michigan has the abundant farm production, consumer demand and community support necessary to establish a year-round indoor/outdoor marketplace in downtown Grand Rapids. Grand Action and the Grand Rapids DDA have hired Pioneer Construction to serve as the construction manager to make this dream a reality. The permanent Downtown Market will help catalyze downtown revitalization, generate jobs, and new economic activity, and expand access to fresh foods for people from all walks of life. The Downtown Market will house rooftop greenhouses, indoor stalls for food vendors selling fresh produce, a seasonal outdoor farmers market, two restaurants, a commercially certified production kitchen, a community demonstration kitchen, and event space. It will also include food demonstration facilities and the nation’s first kid’s demonstration kitchen. The Market was awarded USGBC LEED Gold Certification. Related articles: http://www.mlive.com/business/west-michigan/index.ssf/2012/09/downtown_market_gets_official.html
Triangle was selected to perform facility improvements to the district, including 31,114 sq ft of new construction and 19,487 sq ft in additions and renovations to the existing buildings as follows: Oakridge Lower Elementary School Oakridge Upper Elementary School Oakridge Middle School Oakridge High School South Carr - Alternative Education and Senior Citizen Activity Center Administration Building Among other improvements, the district received new classrooms, media center, art and music rooms. The program included a remodel and expansion of an existing kitchen and specialist instructional office space. Included in this contract were replacement roofs and new security card access systems, student computers and classroom technology. The additions were designed incorporating sustainable "green" features. Site work included new playgrounds and equipment, relocation of bus drop-off and parent drop-off drive, new sidewalks, landscaping and removal of portable classrooms from site.
The two buildings consist of 32 loft, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments with retail space facing Wealthy Street. Each apartment has a gas fired furnace for individual control. The central high efficiency water heaters have a digital recirculation system. The buildings are owned and operated by the Inner City Christian Federation.
The project includes a new 7,700 s.f. Lab & Operations Center building that serves as the Public Welcoming Center. The building includes conferencing, expansive laboratory, offices, locker rooms, and a lower level maintenance garage. This building is just one of the multiple buildings designed as part of the Clean Water Plant expansion and renovation. The project is expected to be completed in November 2012.
TAG provided architectural services for this new 9,848 s.f. retail store. The new store was constructed on the original building site once the original building, destroyed by fire, was demolished. The new store was designed to make a statement when driving into Grandville on Chicago Drive while incorporating the new City of Grandville's Central Business District Regulations.
The facility showroom is heated and cooled with a 15-ton gas fired roof top unit, using exposed spiral ductwork and low wall return.
- Topographical survey for Architect - Construction staking for site contractor
Classic Engineering provided structural engineering services as part of this GM Image Enhancement project. Work included new overhead doors and entry into the service write up area and the new monument sign at the front of the showroom.
Removed existing hot water unit ventilators and convectors
UCS prides themselves in providing great service and well-trained employees. Their office space remodel provides a “living showroom” testimonial to their approach to cleaning services and consistency with their brand. unitedcommercialservices.com
This was a complete renovation of the existing beverage and convenience store. It includes an addition as well as a 1,300 sf condo on the second floor with a large balcony that overlooks East Town.
Grand Valley State University designed these softball dugouts with a sheet metal exterior and hard sawn cedar interior. They both contain helmet and bat boxes as well as power and IT sources to the dugouts for press box communication. Pioneer worked directly with the fencing and field contractor to coordinate the entire re-build of the softball facility. The project was executed in three weeks to accomodate the summer softball camp and the start of the NCAA Division II season.
This project included the renovation and rehabilitation of the GVSU baseball press boxes and upgrades to the dugouts. Pioneer worked with the field, bleacher and fencing contractors to coordinate work efforts and completion schedules.
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