Newly Renovated Kroger Unveiled in Germantown

Germantown_Kroger_2015Pickering continues Krogering! The firm has proudly provided Kroger with architecture and engineering services since 1997 for more than 350 Kroger Company stores located in various states. One of those is the newly renovated Germantown grocery.

Pickering provided architecture and engineering services for the expansion and renovation on Farmington Blvd. in the City of Germantown. Our team of architects, as well as surveyors; civil, structural, & MEP (electrical, mechanical, plumbing/piping) engineers began work on the project in February 2014, and after several layout adjustments construction began in September 2014. The pre-existing store was expanded by 33,000 SF—going from 63,000 SF to 96,000 SF. The store’s grand opening was held this past Wednesday, August 12, 2015.

Improved features include: enhanced produce section, expanded indoor eating area, Pan Asian sushi bar, natural foods area, baby section, and pet section. New features include: a juicing bar, Starbucks, outdoor seating area, gourmet pizza, Corky’s BBQ & Ribs, Murray’s Cheese Shop, a seafood grill, beer growler section, a drive-through pharmacy, electric car charging stations, and a wine section coming in 2016.

Energy StarGermantown’s Farmington store was approved for Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR® certification. The certification recognizes the design project has met strict EPA criteria for energy efficiency.

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Pickering’s New Location in Jonesboro!


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Volvo Plans Byhalia Distribution Center

Gateway Global Logistics Center is a 1500 acre industrial site located in both Marshall County, Mississippi and Fayette County, Tennessee, located adjacent to the new Norfolk Southern intermodal terminal. Panattoni Development Company and WCA Land and Development have partnered in this joint venture. The Volvo Group announced today that they will be the first tenant of the park by building a 1 million SF distribution center there. Pickering is providing design services for Panattoni Development Company and Alston Construction (formerly Panattoni Construction) for the park and distribution center including site design, master grading for the entire park, architectural design including elevations, warehouse layout, office layout, and structural engineering.
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Pickering ACEC Awards

Pickering received two awards recently from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Mississippi. As part of the EAI/WEI LLC of Jackson, the firm received the Grand Award for its development of the Desoto County Regional Wastewater Program and an Honor Award for design of the Old U.S. 90 Fishing Pier Reconstruction in Biloxi. Read about both here in The Clarion Ledger.

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Pickering Provides Engineering for Landon Road Widening in Gulfport, MS

Pickering is providing engineering services in the widening project for Landon Road near Highway 49 in Gulfport, MS. The project is about one to two years out from construction, but the studies and plans are currently underway. To read more about the Landon Road widening project, click here.

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