Redesigned—Right on Schedule

Andrea LaMont

The McKenney’s team provided design-assist services and installed mechanical systems for a new member services contact center in Duluth, Georgia.  THE CHALLENGE  Everything about this major project was tight—the space and the schedule. The work area in the existing building was very dense, with minimal space for mechanical systems. The owner was counting on the team to complete the project … Read More

Fast Tracking Office Renovations

Andrea LaMont

McKenney’s completed an interior renovation on an upper floor of a commercial office tower in Atlanta, Georgia.  THE CHALLENGE  The team needed to renovate the HVAC system and make an existing break room functional for a tenant of this high-rise office building. Work on the 6,300-square-foot space had to be completed on a very tight timeline, with no room for inspection delays, … Read More

Amazon Atlanta

Andrea LaMont

Second-generation 24,680-square-foot interior build-out that included the demolition of existing HVAC systems and equipment. The project involved the installation of new HVAC controls systems, terminal units, ductwork, supplemental cooling systems and plumbing systems. A preconstruction survey was also used to test the basic operation and integrity of the equipment controls.  

A Job for the History Books

Andrea LaMont

McKenney’s installed a complete HVAC system for a tenant in a 1920’s era building with plans to be on the National Register of Historic Places. THE CHALLENGE In a 2.1 million square foot mixed-use development—consisting of office and retail space, restaurants and a food hall─the tenant’s 77,288-square-foot commercial office renovation offered limited accessibility as it was situated in a congested … Read More

Delivering Out-of-the-Box Comfort

Andrea LaMont

With detailed analysis and seamless collaboration, McKenney’s quickly installed an HVAC system in an upscale office space. THE CHALLENGE Looking to stand out during an extensive office renovation in one of Atlanta’s most historic and iconic buildings, the McKenney’s Interiors and Special Projects team performed a complicated HVAC installation in an area with exposed ceilings. They faced an aggressive schedule … Read More

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. 

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

Morehouse MLK Chapel

Andrea LaMont

The Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel, with its impressive organ, is one of the world’s most prominent religious memorials to Dr. King. The chapel is the spiritual center of the campus and is meant to inspire Morehouse students to become servant leaders, scholars, and advocates for their communities.  To preserve the building and bring it to life, … 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

Emory Wayne Rollins Laboratory

Andrea LaMont

The McKenney’s team completed a complex laboratory renovation at Emory Wayne Rollins Research Center in Atlanta, Georgia.  The 12,000-square foot laboratory renovation at Emory University required that the McKenney’s team tie into the existing stainless exhaust system. Extensive coordination with the team and tenant allowed Emory to keep the current labs functional with minimal downtime while upgrading and reconditioning the … Read More