Miami Township, Clermont County. The new Greenacres River Education Center officially opened recently. Kiesland provided complete design/build services to construct this unique facility. The River Education Center serves as a functional water quality laboratory with offices and educational facilities under one roof. The building will serve Greenacres’ mission of education with regard to water quality and environmental awareness. The facility will host students of all ages through field trips and specialized programming at the center. Sustainable features include rainwater harvesting, rain gardens, interior daylighting and geo thermal heating and cooling systems.
Project architect was Casler Design www.caslerdesign.com. Site engineering was provided by Vivian Llambi Associates www.vla.net, both of Cincinnati, Ohio.
For more information see attached article from the Cincinnati Enquirer which further describes Greenacres and the new facility.
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Eric Tipton, Senior Project Manager – Eric comes to Kiesland with over 23 years of experience in commercial construction. Eric has participated in the design, construction and management of various commercial properties throughout the Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky and Dayton Markets. He grew up in commercial real estate and has worked with his family company and Corporex Companies. Eric is a graduate of The Ohio State University and is proud to be a Buckeye through and through.
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MIAMI TOWNSHIP, CLERMONT COUNTY. The Greenacres Water Quality Project, LLC has announced plans to construct a new facility near Milford. Greenacres offers educational community outreach programs that work with southwest Ohio schools , citizens, environmental organizations, local communities, government agencies and youth organizations to educate about water resource issues and to protect/improve water resources.
The new 6,400 sf facility will consolidate offices, water testing and educational functions under one roof. The heavily wooded site on Price Road is ideal to the mission of environmental education in that it offers access to two adjacent streams and extensive walking trails. The building will incorporate a variety of sustainable features such as rain gardens, rainwater harvesting, geothermal heating and cooling and high efficiency design features and building equipment.
Kiesland is providing design/build construction services in conjunction with Vivian Llambi Associates (site design, www.VLA.net ) and Casler Design Group (building design, www.caslerdesign.com ). Construction is expected to start in mid-April with completion slated for Fall 2016.
More information on the Greenacres is available at http://www.green-acres.org/index.php/education/water-quality/
BATAVIA, OH. Kiesland is putting the final touches on a new 182,000 sf distribution center for OIA Global at the former Ford Transmission Plant in Batavia, Ohio. With this move, OIA Global joins existing tenants UC East – Clermont Campus and Huhtamaki North America at the sprawling facility 20 miles east of Cincinnati.
OIA Global is a leading supply chain management company. OIA offers global logistics and packaging solutions across a global network with presence in 75 countries.
Formerly known locally as US Worldwide Logistics, the local operation became part of the OIA network in 2013. The Batavia facility currently provides services to a variety of 3PL clients. Most notably, in Batavia, OIA provides global management of tools, equipment and resources to support a customer who provides worldwide aircraft maintenance and repair services.
The former Ford Batavia Transmission plant opened in 1980 and closed in 2008. The 1.8 MM square foot building was purchased by Los Angeles-based developer IRG in 2010.
Kiesland provided design/build services in collaboration with Construction Resources One (Cleveland) and Cincinnati-based architect KBA, Inc. www.kbainc.com . The Kiesland team is proud to have assisted IRG with this project and pleased to have been a part of this important addition to the Clermont County business community.