This 156,000 square foot building is the corporate headquarters for the Rawlings Group, a pharmaceutical and insurance benefits management firm in Louisville. The project, a seven-building corporate campus in Oldham County, Kentucky, on 40 acres. This first building contains three-story sections with a two-story connector, and features a white pre-cast and glass exterior.
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D.F. Chase, Inc. was selected as the design-builder for the Transforming Tennessee for Tomorrow (T3) consolidation and renovation initiative for the Tennessee Tower. The William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower renovation encompasses over 500,000 square feet of office building renovation.
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This 33,000 square foot building consists of a large warehouse space, offices, and sales areas. The shell is constructed with concrete tilt panels with stone veneer at many locations. The roof system is constructed from metal joists and decking and covered with a TPO roof system. The interior finishes consist of a large amount of custom millwork, porcelain tile, carpet, epoxy floors, and some detailed drywall ceiling bulkheads.
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This design-build project for The Rawlings Foundation in LaGrange, Kentucky consists of the renovation of two existing structures and new construction for one building. One existing building is to be renovated into a LaGrange Visitor Center, and the other structure is to be converted into a public venue for community use. The new building will be constructed as an overflow to the renovated community building, and will have similar architectural features. Also, a courtyard and enhanced landscape to support functions of both buildings will be created. The CityPlace project was constructed as a rejuvenation project for the City of LaGrange.
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This design-build project included complete renovation of a 63,360 square foot old Wal-Mart building to house patients’ accounts for The Department of Veterans Affairs. The project included provisions for emergency power, server rooms protected by clean agent and preaction systems, stand-alone HVAC systems for data areas, and over 1,000,000 voice and data cabling to over 400 work stations and offices.
The facility is a 3,400 square foot insulated, precast concrete building designed to take the direct impact of an F5 tornado and includes Steelcraft Paladin tornado resistant doors, dual power feed, back-up generator, specialty Liebert/CRAC HVAC systems and FM FE 25 clean agent fire suppression systems. The flooring is a grounded static dissipating floor tile. The building includes the telephone fiber optic switching and data center for the city of Lafayette and surrounding counties. The HVAC system has a fully automated and integrated control system. The project was completed in 4-1/2 months including the site work.
D.F. Chase, Inc. constructed a 49,500 square foot corporate headquarters and call center. This two-story steel frame, brick and glass building is the anchor for Averitt’s corporate campus. The building involves work stations for 400 people with support services. Through the teaming process with architect, engineer and data professionals, D.F. Chase, Inc. recommended that the construction of the building incorporate a depressed slab along with an entire plug and play electrical, data, and complete under floor HVAC distribution system.
Mt. Juliet, Tennessee
D.F. Chase, Inc. constructed a 28,000 square foot amenity center for the Del Webb Community in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. Some of the indoor features include a fitness area complete with equipment, indoor swimming pool, catering kitchen, and extra rooms used for various activities.
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Built in 1914, the historic Frost Building served as the first permanent home of the Baptist Sunday School Board. As part of the renovation, D.F. Chase’s fourth major construction project for the Sunday School Board, the five- story Frost Building was gutted to its structure. The plumbing, electrical and sprinkler systems were replaced, new heating and air conditioning systems were added, and the building was given a new interior and renovated exterior.
D.F. Chase, Inc. was selected to manage the construction of Gaylord’s five-story administration building, the E.W. Wendell Building. In addition to serving as executive offices for the Opryland complex, the 80,000 square foot building houses the data center for the various operating units including TNN, Opryland Park, Opryland Hotel, and the Grand Ole Opry. D.F. Chase has provided construction services for the Opryland complex since 1975.
Lee Company Headquarters includes 40,000 square feet of office space and 20,000 square feet of maintenance shop. Lee Company’s office was one of the first major headquarters to locate in the Cool Springs area.
D.F. Chase was contracted to rebuild and renovate the relocated new home and permanent headquarters for the Nashville Opera Center. The Nashville Opera is Tennessee’s largest professional opera company and is dedicated to creating legendary productions and programs.
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D.F. Chase, Inc. was selected by Duke Realty Corporation to construct this 160,000 square foot Class A office building. This steel frame, pre-cast veneered project features one level of below grade, structured parking.
This new construction consists of a 39,677 square foot, three-story office space. The concrete framed shell space building features brick masonry exteriors, two elevators, stairways, bathrooms, and finished corridors and common areas. Additionally, the work includes structural concrete foundation and post-tensioned concrete framing, civil utility and site work.
D.F. Chase was awarded the task of performing an interior/ exterior renovation of the existing Andrew’s Cadillac dealership, which was required by GM to bring the facility up to the vehicle manufacturer’s current standards. The interior renovation includes a complete new light fixture package, all new finishes and modifications to the existing spaces to make the space work more efficiently for the owner. D.F. Chase removed the existing showroom entry and built a new customer entry which creates a main “focal point” for customers to be directed into the newly renovated showroom. Added on the opposite side of the showroom is a new car delivery canopy, an area designated specifically for owners picking up their new vehicle. The entire exterior of the dealership is cladded with a specialized limestone panel system for a rich, elegant and updated look creating visual stimulation for the dealership. All work was completed without any interruption of daily dealership operations, allowing the client to stay focused on the task at hand, selling cars.
This project consists of construction of a one-story 5,300 square foot retail building shell with finished restrooms and mechanical room. The building structure is constructed from structural steel and metal studs with a brick and EIFS veneer. A TPO membrane roof with four HVAC rooftop units were also installed. A complete landscape package and irrigation system with new paving completes the site for the new AT&T retail store.
The Beaman Toyota project consists of a two-story 26,000 square foot showroom and sales offices’ building which meets Toyota’s “green” initiative. The project achieved LEED certification from the United States Green Building Council per LEED for New Construction 2.2. The project also consists of extensive renovations to the dealership parking and inventory display areas.
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Bedford Place is a mixed-use development in the Green Hills area of Nashville, Tennessee. It is a 51,000 square foot concrete frame and brick veneer with underground secured parking. The project functions as a mixed-use building that houses four retail tenants at street level and eight luxury condominium units on the second and third floors. The condos combine the highest end of luxury residential finishes with a desirable location in the heart of Green Hills. In addition, the roof is equipped with a terrace garden to provide a panoramic view of the area.
D.F. Chase, Inc. was contracted by AutoNation, Inc. to manage the reconstruction of their Fox Dealership in Laurel, Maryland. The project consists of demolition of four existing buildings, and construction of a new 25,000 square foot service building with 30 air lifts, and three separate new showroom buildings for Chevy, Buck, and Isuzu. The dealership sits on three corners of a major intersection between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, Maryland.
D.F. Chase, Inc. was also selected by AutoNation, Inc. to provide construction services on multiple projects throughout the United States.
Watford City, North Dakota
This new ground-up facility is a 16,000 square foot insulated, precast concrete exterior steel frame building designed for the extreme climate changes and harsh winters of Northwest North Dakota. The building is designed as the main combination data center for phone/cable TV/internet distribution center and also set up for vehicle servicing and fleet washing as well as office and field technician work spaces for the western region of this utility provider’s territory. The building was designed to provide communications’ services to the government and for private users and to handle communications for the rapid growth of the oil field industry of the Bakkan Shale area. The facility has state-of-the-art HVAC systems with in-floor radiant heating, multiple hot water boiler systems, back-up generator, water treatment systems, as well as special CRAC HVAC systems and a clean agent fire suppression system for the critical services areas of the facility. The project includes a special underground vault and multiple large conduit system banks that are deep in the ground to be below the frost depth. The project was completed on time and under budget in 120 days from breaking ground until final completion.
D.F. Chase, Inc. constructed a 12,587 square foot two-story office space with lower level basement for the Tennessee Association of Realtors. The building takes into account many “green building” concepts to include geothermal heating and cooling, low VOC interior finishes, porous concrete, and bio-retention areas for water quality. Unique features of the building include galvanized millennium siding and utility size arriscraft brick. D.F. Chase, Inc. has constructed the building with all provisions necessary to add an additional third floor for future use.
This design-build project is a 24,000 square foot corporate headquarters for Windham Professionals, Inc. The project includes site development of four acres and has been built to achieve LEED certification. This building includes a 10,000 square foot call center to house over 300 employees. The project was completed in six months.
D.F. Chase, Inc. was selected to construct the new corporate headquarters for Smith Seckman Reid, a full-service engineering firm ranked 19th nationally among all engineering firms. This 45,000 square foot facility features an open floor plan with perimeter offices and an exposed, painted ceiling creating a "high tech" environment. Chase completed a 11,852 square foot office addition of the facility. Interior renovation of this existing office space was also completed by Chase at a later date.