Adaptive Reuse Tag

NASHVILLE, Tenn. –Crain Construction Inc. has gutted the former Nashville Cash & Carry at 5001 Charlotte Ave. and will repurpose the building for a new Turnip Truck store. When Crain Construction completes the adaptive reuse project in late Fall 2019, the Charlotte Avenue store will include some sustainable features. It will be the third Nashville location for the Turnip Truck, a full-service, locally owned natural foods grocer. “The proposed building exterior is a nod to Turnip Truck’s East Nashville...

NASHVILLE, Tenn.– Associated Builders and Contractors Greater Tennessee Chapter awarded Crain Construction Inc. a 2018 Excellence in Construction Eagle Award for its conversion of a dormant auditorium into a state-of-the-art regional television production studio. The 23rd Annual Excellence in Construction Awards ceremony, held November 1, honors the “best of the best” through an independently judged competition of submitted construction projects. The Eagle Award is the highest honor. Working on a tight timeline of 86 days, Crain Construction completed the...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Crain Construction Inc. is renovating a pre-WWII building at 2949 Nolensville Road that an engineering company has purchased for its new headquarters. The three-story structure, which sits on approximately 1.83 acres south of I-440 and Thompson Lane, has served as a school and church over the decades. Crain Construction is the general contractor for the project and will handle the interior renovation and all finishes. The engineering company will do its own site grading,...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Three Crain Construction projects were recognized with 2017 Excellence in Construction Awards from the Associated Builders and Contractors – Greater Tennessee Chapter. Crain Construction projects honored were: Aertson Midtown, a 17-story, 800,000-square-foot mixed-use urban development covering two acres near the Vanderbilt University campus; The Chelsea, a 79-unit urban apartment building featuring a custom art mural made from 3,092 pieces of lap siding; and 2963 Sidco Drive, an adaptive reuse project that transformed a...

 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Crain Construction Inc. received an Excellence in Development award from the Urban Land Institute Nashville District Council (ULI Nashville) for transforming a warehouse into Class A office space. Through an adaptive reuse project, Crain Construction was part of the team that converted a former warehouse at 2963 Sidco Drive into office space for c3/consulting and for the general contractor’s new headquarters. Crain Construction built the original warehouse in 1959. The warehouse transformation won a...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – When c3/consulting decided to move its headquarters two doors down to increase its office space, Crain Construction Inc. was tapped to build out the 20,000-square-foot, business-centric collaborative space in a former warehouse. That vacant warehouse was originally built by Crain Construction in 1959 and is located on Sidco Drive, east of Nashville’s increasingly popular 100 Oaks area. The general contractor built or renovated two dozen structures in that vicinity and has completed many...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Crain Construction Inc. is relocating its offices to a Sidco Drive warehouse the general contractor built in 1959 and recently renovated. On March 25, the general contractor will move into its new headquarters at 2963 Sidco Drive, Suite 110. Crain Construction has renovated the warehouse in several phases. It recently completed a 20,000-square-foot build out for c3/consulting and then 7,000 square feet of space for its new home. The warehouse to office conversion is...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Crain Construction, Inc. was recognized for its exceptional work on three area commercial construction projects during the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Mid-Tennessee Chapter’s Excellence in Construction Awards. The general contractor received an ABC Eagle, the highest award bestowed, for its work on Loden iVision Centers headquarters and medical facility. Loden iVision Centers – The $9.9-million, 44,000-square-foot, corporate headquarters and medical facility in Goodlettsville, Tenn., established a new brand look that Crain Construction is...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – What do you do with a shuttered potato chip factory sitting on sought-after real estate? Through a challenging adaptive reuse project, Crain Construction, Inc. transformed the greasy, leaky chip factory on Kraft Drive into attractive commercial office space, offering tenants a convenient location and lower lease prices than downtown Nashville or office parks to the south. “The 1960s structure had sound construction, but cosmetically it was horrific,” said Michael Rankin, president of Crain Construction. The...