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The Korte Company Begins Work On 188,000 Square Foot Manufacturing Facility For Knapheide In Quincy, Illinois

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Construction is scheduled to begin in March on a new 188,000 square manufacturing facility for The Knapheide Manufacturing Co. in Quincy, Illinois. The Korte Company was awarded the design-build contract earlier this year.

The new plant will be located directly south of the company’s existing 480,000-square-foot manufacturing facility, which was originally constructed by The Korte Company in 1995.

When completed in early 2018, the expansion is expected to create 250 new positions, including manufacturing, installation, and various support roles.

Headquartered in Quincy, Illinois, The Knapheide Manufacturing Company is a family-owned business established in 1848.  For six generations, Knapheide has provided customers with high-quality, work-ready transportation solutions.  More work vehicles on the road today carry the Knapheide name than any other manufacturer.

Knapheide partners and customers include truck and van distributors, commercial dealers, commercial fleets, fleet management companies, government entities, utilities, and end-users across a wide range of vocational segments.

 

The Korte Company Begins Work For 31,000 Sq Ft Monrovia, Indiana Performing Arts Center

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The Korte Company will begin construction of a new performing arts center on the campus of Monrovia High School. The Monroe-Gregg School District recently awarded The Korte Company the 31,000 square foot design-build project through a best value selection process.

OMS Architecture, based out of Indianapolis and The Korte Company partnered to form the Korte/OMS Team and developed the design and construction proposal for the new facility.

The 600-seat facility is expected to open in the spring of 2018 and will also serve as classroom space for the school’s performing arts classes, including band and choir. Additionally, the new center will include a state-of-the-art sound system, dressing rooms, as well as many of the amenities of a modern performing arts center.

The Korte Company, founded in 1958, is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri with offices in Highland, Illinois; Norman, Oklahoma; and Las Vegas, Nevada. The company manages, on average, an excess of $250 million in annual construction volume.

The Korte Company’s project expertise includes building for federal, state and local government agencies as well as the design and construction of school, healthcare facilities, medical office buildings, warehouse/distribution centers, religious facilities, commercial buildings, recreation centers and office complexes.

The Korte Company Begins Work On $92.5M Design-Build USPS Distribution Center Project In Portland, Oregon

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The 818,000 square foot project is situated on a 47-acre site with three entrances onto the property and includes a 788,845 square foot Processing and Distribution Center with Administration, Maintenance and Employee Support areas.  The distribution facility features areas specified for a BMEU (Business Mail Entry Unit) and USPIS (United States Postal Inspection Services). The building consists of a Workroom, which houses fixed mechanization equipment and postal automation equipment and a Mail Platform with a total of 92 dock positions.

Also included in the overall scope of work is a 29,000 square foot Vehicle Maintenance Facility (VMF) with 15 service bays, 2 body shops and a full-service wash bay.

The Korte Company, founded in 1958, is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri with offices in Highland, Illinois; Norman, Oklahoma; and Las Vegas, Nevada. The company manages, on average, an excess of $250 million in annual construction volume.

The Korte Company’s project expertise includes building for federal, state and local government agencies as well as the design and construction of healthcare facilities, medical office buildings, warehouse/distribution centers, religious facilities, commercial buildings, schools, recreation centers and office complexes.

The Korte Company To Begin Design-Build Project For BJC At Alton Memorial Hospital In Alton, Illinois

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The Korte Company was awarded a 2-story, 42,166 square foot addition to the existing Medical Office Building ‘B’, located on the Alton Memorial Hospital campus in Alton, Illinois. The adjacent construction will occupy an existing parking lot, which will be removed. The anticipated construction is marked for early 2017 and is expected to be completed within the year.

The Korte Company, founded in 1958, is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri with offices in Highland, Illinois; Norman, Oklahoma; and Las Vegas, Nevada. The company manages, on average, an excess of $250 million in annual construction volume.

The Korte Company’s project expertise includes building for federal, state and local government agencies as well as the design and construction of healthcare facilities, medical office buildings, warehouse/distribution centers, religious facilities, commercial buildings, schools, recreation centers and office complexes.

 

The Korte Company Will Begin Work On A $15 Million Health Center For The Utah Navajo Health System

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Construction is scheduled to begin shortly on a 51,576 square foot outpatient health center in Montezuma Creek, Utah. When completed in early 2018, the two-story medical facility will serve the residents of Montezuma Creek as well as the surrounding communities.

The first floor of the health center features 36 exam rooms, 2 treatment rooms, an infusion room, and a laboratory with blood drawing stations. The imaging department supports a radiographic unit with ultra-sound capabilities. A 10-chair dental clinic, behavioral health suite, and space for occupational and physical therapy are incorporated into the overall plan, as well as a pharmacy with a drive-up window. Lobby areas, patient registration, waiting areas and a snack bar are also part of the first floor layout.

Administrative offices, conference rooms, demonstration kitchen, and a break room with an exterior patio area will be housed on the second floor, along with an employee fitness room, locker room and showers.

The overall site plan includes 112 patient and 59 staff parking areas, a helipad, stand-alone main distribution frame room and emergency generator. Landscape areas include native grasses, shrubbery and trees.

The Korte Company, founded in 1958, is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri with offices in Highland, Illinois; Norman, Oklahoma; and Las Vegas, Nevada. The company manages, on average, an excess of $250 million in annual construction volume.

The Korte Company’s project expertise includes building for federal, state and local government agencies as well as the design and construction of healthcare facilities, medical office buildings, warehouse/distribution centers, religious facilities, commercial buildings, schools, recreation centers and office complexes.

The Korte Company Begins Construction On $23 Million Health Clinic Modernization Project – Kings Bay, Georgia

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Renovations have begun at the Branch Health Clinic, located on the Naval Station in Kings Bay, Georgia. The 60,000 square foot modernization project includes the design and repair of existing medical and dental space.

The Naval Branch Health Clinic at Kings Bay is the primary care facility for all active duty personnel and their families stationed at the base. The facility houses outpatient health care including Primary Medical Care (Medical Home Port), Immunizations, Behavioral Health, Optometry, Physical Therapy, Preventive Medicine, Radiology, Dental, Medical Administration, Undersea Medicine, and Pharmacy.

The scope of work includes extensive floor plan alterations, modifications to structural components, minor site work and a comprehensive replacement of HVAC, plumbing, electrical, telecommunications, fire alarm and sprinkler systems as well as medical equipment and furniture, fixtures and equipment.

A phased construction schedule will enable the facility to remain occupied and fully operational during the modernization and renovation. When complete, the facility is expected to receive USGBC LEED Silver Certification.

The Korte Company Begins Construction on $19.5 Million Project at Oak Ridge (TN) Unanium Processing Facility

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The Korte Company has begun construction at the Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The $19.5 Million Design-Build project includes the design and construction of a Construction Support Building (CSB) at the facility.

The three-story, 64,000 square foot building includes a centrally located main lobby with access to the second and third floors. Along with the main lobby, the first floor also includes a reception area, a large dining area, file storage and a warehouse area with forklift access.

The upper floors contain private offices, conference rooms, break rooms as well as restrooms, print rooms and storage areas. Mechanical, electrical and telecommunication rooms are centrally located within the facility for maximum efficiency.

When complete in the summer of 2017, the facility is expected to receive USGBC LEED Gold Certification.

The Korte Company, founded in 1958, is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri with offices in Highland, Illinois; Norman, Oklahoma; and Las Vegas, Nevada. The company manages, on average, an excess of $200 million in annual construction volume.

The Korte Company’s project expertise includes building for federal, state and local government agencies as well as the design and construction of healthcare facilities, medical office buildings, warehouse/distribution centers, religious facilities, commercial buildings, schools, recreation centers and office complexes.

The Korte Company Begins $6 Million Renovation Project At Edmond Readiness Center

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Originally constructed in 1971 as an armory and indoor firing range, the Edmond (Oklahoma) Readiness Center project’s scope of work includes a comprehensive interior renovation of the existing 28,000 square foot facility. Currently, the facility serves as the battalion headquarters for the Oklahoma Army National Guard 1st Battalion, 179th Regiment.

The interior space plan maximizes mission critical functions and is designed to accommodate future mission use. The design also includes open office areas, additional classrooms and conference areas as well as a fitness area, general office, heated storage/locker areas, and a recruiter’s office.

The exterior envelope of the facility is upgraded to improve energy performance. Site expansion and development are also incorporated into the overall scope.

The Korte Company, founded in 1958, is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri with offices in Highland, Illinois; Norman, Oklahoma; and Las Vegas, Nevada. The company manages, on average, an excess of $200 million in annual construction volume.

The Korte Company’s project expertise includes building for federal, state and local government agencies as well as the design and construction of healthcare facilities, medical office buildings, warehouse/distribution centers, religious facilities, commercial buildings, schools, recreation centers and office complexes.

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