Point Cadet Fishing Pier had its ribbon cutting ceremony, and Pickering’s Rick Ferguson was there, stating that the pier is the longest as-built drive-on fishing pier in the country. Ferguson continued, by stating that there may be others longer, but they were once bridges! Pickering designed the 4,700 FT concrete pier now open in the City of Biloxi, MS. See photos and read about it here and here.
Read about Biloxi and Pickering’s work there here.
On Friday, April 19th, Mitsubishi held its grand opening for city and company officials for its new $200 million Memphis manufacturing facility. Pickering provided grading, drainage, utilities and railroad design services for the new plant, as civil subconsultant to O’Neal, Inc. The new facility, one of Mitsubishi’s larger plants, is 350,000 square feet, situated on almost 100 acres in the Rivergate Industrial Park. Read about it here.
On Tuesday, April 9th, Nike officially broke ground for a 1.7 million square foot facility expansion to their existing 1.1 million square foot facility in North Memphis. Pickering is the architect and engineer of record for the new facility, which includes the expansion of the distribution center and a new 120,000 SF Class A office building. In the recent past, Pickering has provided seismic studies and structural upgrades for Nike’s various facilities in Memphis. Once again, Pickering is proud to provide Nike Service and Good Work through civil engineering and complete facility design services. Read the project news here.
As Kroger continues to be more visible and accessible, Pickering proudly continues to be part of Kroger’s team. Read more about Kroger’s visibility and accessibility, and more about the Kroger rebuild in Midtown here.
Read more about Pickering’s relationship with Kroger here.
Midtown Memphis leaders are pleased with Kroger’s approach to planning a new grocery store in the area! Pickering has provided architecture and engineering services to Kroger and its banner companies for many years now, and we’re excited to be working with Kroger again in the planning of the Midtown store. Kroger and Pickering’s Brad Schmiedicke met with neighborhood folks and other organizations to ask their ideas before design of the urban store begins. Read all about it here.