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Keller Logistics

Summarize the project's program, features, and achievements: Located in the prime location of Wilmer, Texas provides easy accessibility and potential economic benefits for the surrounding community. Additionally, the project emphasizes a design build approach, which sets it apart from traditional construction projects by promoting seamless coordination between design professionals and construction teams. This 334,800sf tilt-wall project was finished as a speculative industrial building with officing and distribution capabilities.

What obstacles were overcome related to the schedule, budget, program, specification, site, etc. on this project? The project faced several challenges including site conditions, material allocation and procurement, and an aggressive timeline set by the project owner. To overcome these issues: a) Comprehensive geotechnical investigations were performed b) The project management team implemented a strategic concrete procurement plan c) The project team worked closely with suppliers to streamline the delivery process and instituted advanced planning and early procurement strategies were adopted to account for longer lead times. d) Planned for early procurement of these items and managed a rigorous follow-up process to ensure timely delivery of electrical equipment e) Continuous schedule monitoring, regular progress reporting, and proactive risk management

Please communicate any engineering complexities or unique features of the panel design for this project. ? This project featured several unique aspects and engineering complexities, particularly in terms of panel design and construction sequencing. The main complexities of this project were interior columns and sequential roofing and panel erection. Overall, these complexities and unique features necessitated a high degree of precision, coordination, and flexibility within the project team. However, through diligent planning and execution, these challenges were successfully managed, resulting in an innovative and structurally robust project outcome.

What is the potential for this project's impact on the community and/or environment? One of the most immediate and substantial impacts of a new logistics warehouse is job creation. The facility will require a large workforce for various roles including management, operations, security, maintenance, and logistics. The increased demand for goods and services surrounding a warehouse can stimulate the growth of other businesses in the community. These could include local suppliers, transport companies, and even 8 and food establishments to cater to the increased workforce.

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Project Location

Wilmer, TX 75172
United States

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Project Team (TCA Members)

General Contractor:
Concrete Contractor:
Konrad Kaltenbach

Project Specifics

Project Category:
Building Types:
Distribution Center
Concrete (Polished)
Paint (Textured)
Embedded Items
Post Applied (Interior)
Number of Floors:
Tilt-Up Wall Area:
137,916 sq ft (12,812 sq m)
Total Floor Area:
334,800 sq ft (31,103 sq m)
Project Footprint:
334,800 sq ft (31,103 sq m)
Tallest Panel:
49 ft 11 in (15.21 m)
Widest Panel:
26 ft 11 in (8.20 m)
Largest Panel:
1,300 sq ft (120.8 sq m)
Heaviest Panel:
145,900 lbs (66,179 kg)
Longest Spandrel:
24 ft 11 in (7.59 m)