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PROJECT NAME 

Large Corporate Campus Build-to-Suit 

 

PROJECT LOCATION 

Atlanta, Georgia 

 

PROJECT TEAM 

Owner: Large Insurance Provider 

General Contractor: Holder Construction Company 

Subcontractor: McKenney’s, Inc. 

 

SPECIALIZATIONS 

BIM 

Target Value Design 

Pipe Shop Prefab 

Plumbing Shop Prefab 

Sheet Metal Shop Prefab 

 

MARKETS 

Corporate Campuses 

 

The McKenney’s team left nothing to chance as it built and installed mechanical and plumbing systems—including the central energy plant—for a new 600k+ square foot commercial office complex serving as the new regional hub for one of the nation’s largest insurance companies. With 8,000 employees ready to start working in the new space, time was of the essence. 

 

The central plant needed to be placed atop the newly constructed building at the penthouse level. To accommodate the tight schedule, the McKenney’s team built all piping and plumbing systems in its fabrication shops to significantly reduce onsite installation time. They fabricated the entire central plant on a structural frame in modular pieces and shipped them by trucks to the job site. 

 

The team enlisted the help of a rigging company to deliver the modular pieces that were too large for conventional road transport. Once all the modular pieces were onsite, the team managed rigging duties and safely lifted the entire central plant, piece-by-piece, to the top of the building. 

 

Although McKenney’s was not the Engineer of Record, the engineering team offered design support, built and coordinated the project seamlessly and collaborated with a third-party commissioning team to ensure a smooth turnover—on time and on budget—of the central plant to the customer.  

 

This project was phase I of a multi-year endeavor for the insurance titan. The new central plant is working efficiently, keeping thousands of employees comfortable every This project was phase I of a multi-year endeavor for the insurance titan. The new central plant is working efficiently, keeping thousands of employees comfortable every day. Phase II of this corporate campus is scheduled for completion in 2021 and the McKenney’s team support includes design/ assist for two additional independent buildings, future retail spaces and an expansive parking garage. 

About Kumba McCritty

Website: http://www.mckenneys.com
Email Address: kumba.mccritty@mckenneys.com
Kumba McCritty
Kumba McCritty began at McKenney's in 2011 as a Marketing Specialist. Upon graduating from Fordham University, she has worked in sales, account management and marketing. Kumba enjoys being challenged professionally while also having the opportunity to grow in her position at McKenney’s. This growth has allowed her to become a Proposal Specialist, where she continues to be vital piece of the McKenney’s marketing team.
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