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Hunter Family Vision

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This project was a new construction for the new, 6,000 SF Hunter Family Vision that includes the waiting room, showroom, exam rooms, doctor’s offices, and a spacious...

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Estates of Lampasas, Lampasas, Texas

Posted on 8:59 pm in Assisted Living, Blog, Featured, Multi-Family | 0 comments

Estates of Lampasas, Lampasas, Texas

This multi-family, senior assisted living facility consists of 13 buildings, 78 total units and 64,000 total SF.

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MMGY Project Completed

Posted on 8:55 pm in Blog, Design, Featured, Office, Tenant Finish | 0 comments

MMGY Project Completed

This project was a Tenant Finish/remodel. MMGY Global is a travel and hospitality firm located in Kansas City, Missouri, just off the Country Club...

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2017 Medart Warehouse Expansion Complete!

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2017 Medart Warehouse Expansion Complete!

The Merit team added a 47,000 SF expansion to the existing manufacturing/distribution warehouse in Edwardsville, Kansas. Medart Engine is a wholesale distributor representing more than 60 manufacturers in the Engine industry. The Edwardsville, Kansas warehouse is one of three distribution locations in the U.S. and manufactures a very broad base of products from the latest in gas & diesel engines to mulcher blades and trailer...

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Skyline Graphics Project Completed

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Skyline Graphics Project Completed

Congratulations to the Merit General Construction team for the completion of the new Skyline Graphics building on 9511 Legler in Lenexa, KS! New Skyline Graphics Building, Lenexa, KS Congratulations to the Merit General Contractors team for the completion of the new Skyline Graphics building on 9511 Legler in Lenexa, KS! Posted by Merit General Contractors, Inc. on Friday, August 11,...

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College Crossing Bldg. K

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College Crossing Bldg. K

Project Elements: Lenexa, KS Design Build Means and Method Delivery System Contract Amount: $3,600,000 Total Square Footage: 66,000 Duration: 6 Months Project Overview: This is the seventh (7) office warehouse built by Merit in College Crossings Business Park, totaling over 350,000 SF. All building were delivered by the Design Build Delivery System.   Major Building Features:  Tilt-Up Panels Conventional steel system Storefront glass systems Mechanically Fastened TPO ESFR Rear loading (4) Drive – In Doors (5) Dock Doors (7) Knock Out...

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Mt. Carmel Church of God in Christ

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Mt. Carmel Church of God in Christ

Project Elements: Kansas City, KS Contract Amount: $ 3,000,000 Total Square Footage: 24,000 Project Overview: This new addition includes a new sanctuary along with amenity space, office space and educational accommodations. This was designed for their member’s current needs and also took in consideration their future growth and to accommodate a future second story.     Major Building Features:   Sanctuary seating for 700 2 nurseries 8 classrooms; bookstore  coffee shop  full office/admin with conference  room receptionist area work room file...

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Lenexa Logistics Centre Bldg. 4

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Lenexa Logistics Centre Bldg. 4

Project Elements: Lenexa, KS Contract Amount: $16,000,000 Total Square Footage: 260, 000 120 Acre Development ; 1,600,000 SF Tenant: Amazon, Inc. Project Overview: This Centre located in Lenexa, Kansas at the corner of College Boulevard and Renner Boulevard, is currently being used as Distribution Center for Amazon, Inc. Building #4 includes state-of-the art features such as 32 foot clear heights, modern tilt wall design, and cross dock loading. First of 10 buildings in this 120 acre development, Building #4 construction was completed in  the...

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Okonite – Edwardsville, KS

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Okonite – Edwardsville, KS

Project Elements: Edwardsville, KS Contract Amount: $4,100,000 Total Square Footage: 80,000 Duration: 6 months Project Overview: Service Center Warehouse for a nationwide manufacturer of high quality insulated electric wire and cable. The owner located in Florida and architect out of Houston, Texas, had a demanding schedule, but very organized set of construction documents. The project was completed three weeks early and ultimately led to Merit building a very similar project for the same owner, company and architect in Pittsburgh,...

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Buck O’Neil Education Center

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Buck O’Neil Education Center

Project Elements:  Kansas City, MO   Contract Amount: $725,000 Total Square Footage: 31,200 ( 5 Floors )   Duration: Under Construction     Project Overview: The Buck O’Neil Education Center is a renovation of the former YMCA building built in 1914. The Negro League Baseball Museum is renovating the building to house a large banquet hall with a grand staircase to access a mezzanine that encircles the room and will display old Baseball memorabilia. There will also be two smaller banquet rooms that can be utilized for smaller events. A research...

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Solera Salon & Spa

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Solera Salon & Spa

Project Elements: Overland Park, KS Contract Amount: $3,000,000 Total Square Footage: 17,128 Project Overview: Solera Salon & Spa is a new, luxury facility on the Blue Valley Parkway in Overland Park. They provide a world-class staff to cater to the needs of stylists and their customers with full café services and a retail facility. Professionals will enjoy a private lounge, business center and kitchen amenities as well as legendary business support services. Major Building Features:   Two Story Wood Frame Structure Colorado Stone &...

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Korean War Memorial

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Korean War Memorial

Project Elements: Overland Park, KS   Project Overview: Contributed Value: $540,000 Duration: 4 months Project Overview: The Korean War Veteran’s Association designed a First Class memorial to recognize the men and women from the State of Kansas who died in this war. The memorial features a radius granite wall that is engraved with the names of those killed or missing in action. It also includes a pair of limestone rubble mounds that echo the rocky terrain of Korea where many battles were fought. There are also 38 granite pylons that...

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Indian Hills Country Club

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Indian Hills Country Club

 Project Elements: Mission, KS Contract Amount: $9,400,000 Total Square Footage: 59,079 Project Overview: This project consisted of three (3) separate areas of construction: Clubhouse Addition & Renovation, Pool House Renovation, and the Pro Shop Addition and Renovation. This work was very extensive in detailing and scheduling to meet the demands of the Board and its Members. This complicated project was completed “on schedule” and with less than 2% change orders. Major Building Features: Remodeled for complete ADA compliance...

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I-35 Logistics Park

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I-35 Logistics Park

Project Elements: Olathe, KS Contract Amount: $19,750,000 (B) Utility Infrastructure: $3,750,000 Total Square Footage: 823, 743 198 Acre Development Project Overview: Kessinger/Hunter has developed a new 823,745 SF warehouse in the I-35 Logistics Park at 155th & Old 56 Highway in Olathe, Kansas. The company plans to build 3 buildings all together at the 200-acre I-35 Logistics Park. Currently, “Building B,” the multi-tenant distribution facility will be the largest building ever built on a speculative basis in Kansas City. The site is...

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Midwest Grain Products (MGP) Ingredients

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Midwest Grain Products (MGP) Ingredients

Project Elements: Atchison, KS Contract Amount: $6,075,000 Total Square Footage: 18,000 – Office 19,600 – Technical Innovative Center Project Overview: MGP Ingredients, Inc. is a fully integrated producer of ingredients and distillery products. The former corporate office now houses operations and engineering, human resources and information technology personnel. Former research laboratory facility was converted to area for quality assurance, plant supervision and training personnel.   Major Building Features:  Corporate Office...

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Foxhill Medical Office Bldg

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Foxhill Medical Office Bldg

Project Elements: Overland Park, Kansas Contract Amount: $1,600,000 Total Square Footage:   15,000 Duration: 8 months   Project Overview: Merit was awarded this project from a competitive / select list bid process. Since the new addition required additional parking spaces from limit site the first floor featured a parking deck to accommodate the additional spaces.  Extra efforts were required to construct the new 3 story addition to an existing and operational medical facility. Safety, staging of materials, parking, equipment, operation, etc....

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Commenco

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Commenco

Project Elements: Kansas City, MO Contract Amount: $1,138,000 Total Square Footage: 16,000 Duration: 6 months Project Overview: Merit was selected to provide our Design Build services for the relocation of Commenco’s corporate sales Office and Service Center. The client’s desire to consolidate all of its previous locations into one center required the flexibility offered through the design build method of construction. Merit managed the design and construction elements with minimum interruptions to this client’s operations,...

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Life Church

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Life Church

Project Elements: Olathe, KS Contract Amount: $4,500,000 Total Square Footage: 40,000 Project Overview: 1,400 seat Worship Center with offices and classrooms. This award winning facility was accomplished through the Design Build efforts of Merit General Contractors Inc, and Notle & Associates.  Merit provided the structural plumbing, HVAC and electrical design in partnership with the subcontractor team. Original budgets through other contractors were in the six to eight million dollar range.  When Merit General Contractors, Inc. was...

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Jamison Housing on the Boulevard

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Jamison Housing on the Boulevard

Project Elements: Kansas City, MO Contract Amount: $2,600,000 Total Square Footage: 26,000 Project Overview: Jamison Housing on the Boulevard is located in the Urban Core of Kansas City, Missouri. The project involved constructing two buildings with a total of 14 townhouse units.  Each unit contained 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, living room, dining area, kitchen and laundry area. Each unit was also provided with a one car garage and has it’s own fenced and gated parking lot. The security gate is operated by remote control. The building is...

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Gates Bar-B-Que

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Gates Bar-B-Que

Project Elements: Kansas City, MO (12th & Brooklyn) Contract Amount: $1,310,000 Total Square Footage: 8,500 Project Overview: This unique project won Merit a first place finish for commercial construction in the $1- $5,000,000 million dollar category. This award was presented by the heartland chapter of The Associated Building Contractors of America (ABC). After successfully completing several projects for this local businessman and developer this project was awarded to Merit on a cost plus basis. The challenges presented for the...

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Walt Disney Pleasure Island Theatre

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Walt Disney Pleasure Island Theatre

Project Elements: Orlando, Florida Contract Amount: $5,500,000 Total Square Footage: 60,000 Project Overview: Doug Sharpe was the architect and project manager on AMC’s ten screen multiplex theatre as part of Walt Disney’s Pleasure Island near Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Responsibilities included the complete coordination of all engineering consultants and multiple disciplines, beginning with schematic design through the ribbon cutting ceremony. The theatre is based on a prototypical plan of ten screen specially modified for the...

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Sycamore Groves Project Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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Sycamore Groves Project Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The Sycamore Groves apartment renovation has been completed with the ribbon cutting ceremony last month. The $7.8 million dollar renovation of the 45 year old complex, located at 2920 E. 17th, Kansas City, Missouri, has been in the works for the past two years. The project was a total, ‘Gut and replace,’ says senior project manager, Doug Sharpe. The complex consists of 28 buildings hosting a total of 179 units. The renovation included new furnace and air conditioning units, all new plumbing fixtures, new cabinets, flooring, doors, and...

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Merit in the News, Construction In Focus

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Merit in the News, Construction In Focus

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Zhoncheng Packaging, Lenexa, Kansas

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Zhoncheng Packaging, Lenexa, Kansas

Construction for the 64,000 Sq Ft tilt-up warehouse with a 6,000 Sq Ft office and mezzanine is underway! Stay tuned for regular progress updates.    

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SIOR 2017

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SIOR 2017

Another successful SIOR Development Day! Thanks to all who stopped by our booth to say hello to Don, Brandon, and the rest of the Merit team in attendance. Looking forward to next year already!

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