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Mercer Health

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Mercer Health Expansion & Renovation

Located in Coldwater, OH, Mercer County Community Hospital is an acute care hospital with 76 licensed beds and is the anchor facility for Mercer Health.  In 2016 they announced a 70,000 square foot, 3 story West Wing Expansion Project and selected Weigand Construction as the Construction Manager.

The addition provides significantly enhanced outpatient, inpatient and surgical services, enabling Mercer Health to uphold its commitment to local, quality healthcare services in Mercer County and the surrounding communities.

overall project highlights

  • 6 new operating rooms
  • 16 same-day pre/post-surgery rooms
  • New central sterile processing unit
  • 18 private patient rooms
  • New outpatient center (20 exam rooms & 2 procedure rooms)
  • Renovated cafeteria with ~100 seat dining area
  • New conference rooms
  • New mechanical equipment infrastructure
  • New hospital administration area
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“Much of the success of this ‘on schedule’ project must go to the Weigand Construction team. Their project management skills and attention to detail are probably their strongest asset.”

-George Boyle, Prev. Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Mercer Health

Parkview Field

Parkview Field Stadium Exterior Main Entrance

Parkview Field, home of the Fort Wayne TinCaps, is a central feature of the Harrison Square revitalization project intended to encourage participation in and around the downtown Fort Wayne area. Weigand Construction served as construction manager of the Parkveiw Field project, as well as manager of the infrastructure costs and logistics for Harrison Square. In addition to the playing field, highlights of the ballpark include approximately 6,500 fixed seats, 16 suites, a suite-level lounge, a party deck, dining areas/specialty seating, concession facilities, a general commissary, team administration office space, press facilities, and a box office. Grass berms, on-site parking, a children’s play area, concourse areas for flexible team programming and a conference center space complete the $30.6 million facility.

Following the success of the original construction of Parkview Field, Weigand Construction was awarded General Contractor for the 400 Club. To further enhance the fan experience at Parkview Field, the 400 Club is the newest addition perched atop the centerfield wall. This unique area features an outdoor patio and retractable garage-style doors. With space to accommodate 20-150 guests, the 400 Club boasts food and drink services for individuals and private parties. The Summit, a group seating rooftop atmosphere addition, was completed for the 2016 season.  The area offers both ballpark and club-style seating that can accommodate 125 fans per game.

“A couple times it’s been named as the top minor league stadium in the country. We’re certainly proud of that, and the Fort Wayne Tincaps have had an awesome fan attendance and revival since moving downtown. 

People are now saying when they’re building a minor league stadium somewhere in this country, ‘Do not build it until you go to Fort Wayne, Indiana.'”

Mike Nutter
Team President, Fort Wayne Tincaps

Central Mutual Insurance

Central Mutual Insurance

Central Mutual Insurance Expansion & Renovation

Since their beginning in 1876, Central Mutual Insurance Company has grown into one of the nation’s prominent insurance firms, providing insurance to more than 300,000 policyholders in 18 states and boasting combined assets of over $1 billion. Central’s Van Wert, OH home office, built in 1931, has tremendous character and historic image.  It was important as Central renovated and expanded the facility that the new construction be compatible with the architecture of the original building. It was also important to invest in company operations, increasing efficiency and productivity using interior design and technology.

The expansion added many versatile areas for employees. Large meeting rooms can be subdivided into smaller meeting rooms by operable wall partitions. The offices are designed with modular furniture that can be arranged in a variety of configurations to accommodate different types of meetings. Break rooms, in addition to providing vending and seating, can also be used for large, all-staff meeting. Spaces now incorporate technology to accommodate computer training, video and teleconferencing, data projection, and voice enhancement.

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“It’s been a great ride with the Weigand team… from the competitiveness of your bid through the follow-thru on punch list items, we have been very pleased with Weigand’s performance.”

-Jan White, Vice President Human Resources and Facilities, Central Mutual Insurance Company

Sweetwater Sound

Sweetwater Exterior Office Windows

In May of 2013, Sweetwater Sound was looking to add space to their existing warehouse and office space within their corporate headquarters in Fort Wayne, IN. Weigand Construction was awarded the 132,013sf project, which included 55,074sf of warehouse space along with a 2-story, 76,939sf addition to their office area. The new office area offers 17 lesson rooms and 2 large training rooms for their Training Academy.

“I love working with Weigand Construction because their quality is beyond what I could even imagine.

We’ve set some pretty unrealistic expectations sometimes on the Weigand staff, but somehow they always, always get it done, and get it done on time.”

 

Chuck Surack
Founder & CEO, Sweetwater Sound

Ash Brokerage Corporation

Ash Brokerage Exterior Night Elevated

The Ash Skyline Plaza project includes the Ash Brokerage Corporation headquarters, retail space and commercial space, along with a city-owned parking garage in downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana.

  • 21,000sf street-level retail space
  • 468,000sf with 1,077 space city-owned parking garage
  • 35,000sf commercial space
  • 163,541sf Ash Brokerage Headquarters over 3 levels

If you want to be transformational, you’ll select a general contractor that connects with you, connects with your culture, connects with your heart, connects with your passion, and that’s Weigand Construction. That’s what they did for Ash Brokerage.”

 

Tim Ash
President and CEO, Ash Brokerage

Vera Bradley Campus

Vera Bradley Interior Main Entrance Reception

Vera Bradley, a Fort Wayne-based manufacturer of quilted handbags and accessories, called on Weigand Construction to craft a facility to house their creative team. The design objective was to promote an environment of inspiration, creativity, and open communication between the various departments, which included design, marketing and retail—all of which serve the worldwide operations of Vera Bradley.

With an ever growing business model and continued diversification, it became a necessity for Vera Bradley to centralize their corporate headquarters onto one campus. In order to accommodate over 700 employees, Weigand was chosen as the Construction Manager for two building additions at their Roanoke campus.  The Design Center added 149,000sf along with 10,000sf to the Distribution Center.

This unique building incorporates elements of sustainability, including the reuse of an existing facility, day lighting concepts via clerestory windows, task lighting, open office space planning for efficient work space, low wattage electrical lighting, storm water management, and recycled materials including carpet, steel, and furniture products.

Alconex

Alconex Exterior Main Entrance

Triad Metals

Triad Metals Interior - warehouse construction

Triad Metals International is one of the largest structural steel, tubing and mini mill distributors east of the Mississippi River. Triad Metals International was the first company to partner with the Whitley County Redevelopment Commission and build in a new business park in Columbia City, Indiana. The decision to develop in Columbia City allowed Triad to complement their marketing plan in western Ohio and Kentucky.

Weigand was awarded the project after successfully bidding and then negotiating a design/build contract. Groundbreaking on the new 168,000 sf steel distribution warehouse, which includes 7,000sf of office space and six acres of outdoor lay-down area, took place in November 2010.

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Ash Skyline Parking Garage

Ash Skyline Parking Aerial Crane

The Ash Skyline Plaza project, situated in downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana, included a 468,000sf, 1,077 space, city-owned parking garage.