Confidential Orthopedic Customer

Andrea LaMont

The McKenney’s team completed a 12,000-square foot surgical suite renovation in Cumming, Georgia. The team was involved early on in the process and helped provide value engineering options to bring the project into budget. The 1st generation space required highly skilled trades to complete the medical and healthcare specialty work. 

Northside Hospital Gwinnett

Andrea LaMont

McKenney’s Healthcare and Energy Services teams completed an 8400-square foot medical office building (MOB) renovation for an outpatient infusion center and new compounding pharmacy.    The scope included the installation of HVAC and plumbing systems for the space to upgrade it from administrative to patient use, and the project required heavy coordination to maintain the tight schedule. The pharmacy will help … Read More

Fort Benning Office Renovation

Andrea LaMont

Fort Benning is the United States Army post near Columbus, Georgia that supports more than 120,000 active-duty military service men and women, their family members, reserve component soldiers, retirees and civilian employees daily.   McKenney’s was tasked with renovating a 15,000-square-foot duplex style two-story office building on base. As part of the HVAC and plumbing renovations, the McKenney’s team replaced two closed circuit cooling towers, sixteen … Read More

Ally Center Build Presents New Challenges

Andrea LaMont

The 26-story Ally Charlotte Center is a welcome addition to Uptown Charlotte’s skyline. Developed by Crescent Communities, Ally Charlotte Center features 750,000-square-feet of office space, approximately 30,000-square-feet of ground floor retail and restaurants, a 12,000-square-feet public plaza, a 1,400-space parking garage and a 380-key JW Marriott hotel with a rooftop pool. Ally Financial, the anchor tenant, envisioned an impressive Class-A tower to … Read More

Turning a Zoo Into an Oasis

Andrea LaMont

McKenney’s installed life support systems (LSS), including plumbing, pipefitting and controls, for the Zoo Atlanta Elephant Barn as part of the THE CHALLENGE  Zoo Atlanta tripled the size of its elephant habitat, tasking McKenney’s with managing LSS for the new exhibit. The McKenney’s team needed to perform most of the plumbing and pipefitting work underground while navigating around the steel and concrete barn. The project required strategic coordination among site … Read More

Barings Building

Andrea LaMont

McKenney’s partnered with Balfour Beatty Construction to build a 25-story, high-rise office building and hotel tower in uptown Charlotte. This Class A, multi-purpose office tower, located adjacent to BB&T Ballpark, totals 638,000-square feet and spans the width of the entire city block. The building is anchored by a bank tenant occupying one-third of the building. Other tenants include the Kimpton Tryon Hotel … Read More

Design Build Proficiency Stands Tall

Andrea LaMont

McKenney’s leveraged design/build expertise to bring the world-class Anthem Technology Center in Midtown Atlanta to life.  THE CHALLENGE McKenney’s was asked to design/build and install an HVAC, plumbing and controls systems for the new 352,000-square-foot Class A office building. Intended to house 3,000 Anthem IT employees, the McKenney’s team needed to quickly grasp the unique density levels and space requirements—while providing maximum … Read More

Building the Model of Efficiency

Andrea LaMont

McKenney’s used BIM modeling to simplify collaboration among trades and deliver a wide range of building systems for another corporate campus in Atlanta.  THE CHALLENGE  An American software and technology company contracted McKenney’s for a two-phase buildout of two new office towers. Phase 1 included HVAC, plumbing, piping and reclaimed water systems for 516,000 square-feet of office space on top of a six-level parking deck. Phase 2 included similar work for an office tower … Read More

Providing Much-Needed Timely Support

Andrea LaMont

McKenney’s delivered HVAC, plumbing and piping services for two new administration buildings and an attached parking ramp for a pediatric healthcare provider. THE CHALLENGE  The owner contracted with the McKenney’s team for design/assist installation of HVAC, piping and plumbing build-outs for more than 558,000-square feet of office space. The construction team faced tight timelines, a limited budget, a host of involved stakeholders, a concurrent tenant upfit with the … Read More

Staying Cool Under Pressure

Andrea LaMont

McKenney’s installed a complex HVAC system at the new Emory Musculoskeletal Institute in Atlanta, Georgia.  THE CHALLENGE  The McKenney’s team had to fast track the HVAC and plumbing installation for a 7-story, 190,000-square- foot healthcare institute. The construction team required conditioned air early—six months after rough-in began. In addition, the building had a variety of specialty spaces including operating, exam testing … Read More