Symmes Township/Loveland Ohio. Grand Sands All-Season Beach Volleyball is undergoing a significant facility expansion this Fall. Founded in 2011, Grand Sands has quickly accumulated a robust local following in the community. Offering daily league play and hosting frequent tournaments, Grand Sands offers fun for all ages and skill levels. The current expansion will provide a total of (7) indoor courts and (7) outdoor courts. In addition, the bar and restaurant will be expanded along with lounge area, restrooms, lockers and outside covered viewing areas.
Kiesland is working in collaboration with Jody Martin Inc. of Loveland Ohio. Design services were provided by Pelican Studio of Cincinnati www.pelicanstudioarchitect.com. Project completion is planned for 1st quarter 2018.
Evendale, Ohio. Final plans and zoning approvals are underway for construction of a new multi-tenant retail center on Reading Road (SR42) in Evendale. The 14,000 sf center will be located on a former restaurant infill site located on the east side of 42 across from the popular Sports Plus Arena.
Tenant interest has been very high due to lack of available product in the area, stable demographics and high traffic counts. It is expected that the center will enhance the corridor and fit in nicely with Evendale’s master plan.
Leasing discussions are underway with a number of potential tenants. Look for additional announcements to be forthcoming in the next 60 days. Construction is planned for early fall 2017 with shell completion in 1st quarter of 2018.
Kiesland is providing design/build services for owner, Vijay and Sanket Patel. Design is being provided by JLS Architecture www.jlsarchitectureinc.com
Indianapolis, Indiana. Kiesland recently commenced work on a new recruiting branch location for BelFlex in Indianapolis.
Based in Cincinnati, BelFlex Staffing Network currently has (25) locations located in seven states. The company specializes in staffing and workforce solutions tailored to the distribution and manufacturing industries. The newest location is the first of several planned for the Indianapolis market.
Kiesland is providing turn-key construction build-out services. Space planning was provided by tdg Design, Cincinnati, Ohio (www.tdgdesign.com). Architectural services by Rottmann Collier Architects, Indianapolis. (www.rottmanncollier.com)
Sycamore Township, Ohio. FirstStar recently took occupancy of their new headquarters located at 11461 Northlake Drive. Last fall, FirstStar acquired an existing 15,000 sf facility which required extensive renovation and updating to meet current needs. Kiesland provided design/build services in conjunction with KBA Architects www.kbainc.com.
FirstStar Logistics is a global logistics shipping provider offering multi-modal solutions to a variety of industries. First Star is unique in that they offer an affiliated national trucking platform as well as in-house brokerage services. The company has experienced solid growth in recent years due to its unique business model/approach, outstanding customer service and entrepreneurial culture. The new facility needed to support continued growth, foster teamwork and reinforce the company’s image.
Project challenges were numerous. Initially, a very quick turnaround was required for the initial phase of the work to accommodate relocation of the customer services and operation staff. The second, more extensive phase, involved conversion of a former copier showroom into executive offices and conferencing center. The existing building featured a lofted ceiling and a central skylight well which were retained in the final design. Other new design features included natural stone, extensive glass, stainless steel trim and built-in fountain and fireplace features.
Kiesland is proud to have been a part of this project and extends our best wishes to the FirstStar Team for continued growth and success in this 1st class facility.
Blue Ash, Ohio – Engineering Excellence was located in a 6,000 square foot office space and was rapidly running out of room. What started as a regional business had now grown into a national presence, servicing heating and air conditioning for clients in all fifty states and Canada. So they set their sights on an office location off of Glendale-Milford Road at the Blue Ash Business Park. A lease was signed for 10,600 square feet and Kiesland was hired to complete the interior finish.
The Kiesland Team worked with the regional EE office as well as the local staff throughout the process. As is always the case in construction, adjustments were made along the way. An open line of communication was kept open for us and we enjoyed a great working relationship with their staff for this project.
The new space incorporates two large open areas for work stations, a large training room and multiple private offices. The middle of the office was gutted to create an open lounge area for employees to relax and enjoy their lunch. A bright color scheme was selected by some of the EE Staff for the offices and common areas. Colorful posters and inspirational sayings are posted throughout the office. Movie themes are in the lounge. The result is a comfortable space with plenty of room and multiple work environments to accommodate the variety of teams that work together to service their national accounts.
We sat down with Andy Beto, who is the Vice President and General Manager for this location at the conclusion of the project. “We have done these moves all over the country and this one was one of the smoothest.” Said Andy. Thanks Andy. It was a pleasure to be a part of your big move.