That's going to be one heckuva day-care center
The Gardner School is adding a location in the medical district. Jim Clark will convert a building at 1811 State Street, near Baptist Hospital, for use as a 163-child day-care center. The price tag? $1.4 million. According to The Gardner School's website, the facility will open this fall.
Walmart in 100 Oaks
Work is underway to convert the former Home Depot Expo Center at 100 Oaks into a Walmart, after the latter made the land purchase in October. Shannon-Strobel-Weaver has the $4 million contract.
New telecom work at AT&T
The AT&T building on Second Avenue — not The AT&T Building on Commerce — is getting a $1.3 million rehab from J.R. Bowman, which will do interior work on the seventh floor for the installation of telecommunications equipment.
Mirko firms up on Demonbreun
Pasta purveyors Mirko will take 3,000 square feet at 1520 Demonbreun. It's the first Mirko location outside of the state of Georgia. Spectracorp has the $210,000 job.
Will the mezzanine be granite?
Werthan Granite is adding a mezzanine and handicap ramps to its showroom on Chestnut Street. The project carries a $300,000 price tag from DWC.
From pellets to Pepsi bottles
CHA Tech will add a cooling tower and perform various interior renovations at the Pepsi bottling plant at 715 Thompson Lane. The upgrades will allow for the conversion of plastic pellets to plastic bottles, per the permit. All that work comes in at $500,000.
211 Commerce gears up for First Bank move
Jeff Freeman Construction will, at a cost of $300,000, renovate the third floor of the 211 Commerce Center for First Bank's corporate offices.