AUGUST 2018

PURFOODS DISTRIBUTION CENTER - NORTH JACKSON, OHIO

TSE is providing the structural engineering services for the construction of a 71,000 square foot high-bay cold storage facility in North Jackson, Ohio, with a 5,600 square foot connected office building.

The primary building structure consists of conventional steel framing with metal roof deck and composite metal wall panels. A portion of the exterior grade is recessed below the building floor to accommodate a large truck loading dock area. The high bay building is divided into three distinct structurally separated areas: freezer, cooler, and non-cooled space.

TSE is working with Davis International, Inc. of Youngstown, Ohio, who specializes in the construction and leasing of industrial, warehousing, and cold storage facilities.


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FEBRUARY 2019

•SKYE 750 - KING OF PRUSSIA, PENNSYLVANIA

TSE is providing the structural engineering services for Skye 750, a 7-story, 330,000 square foot apartment building located in King of Prussia, PA.

The building layout is U-shaped to maximize the footprint of interior space and vehicle parking on the site. The North and South Wings of the building consist of 5-stories of wood-framed construction on a steel and concrete podium. The West Wing is built similarly with 5-stories of wood-framed construction on a 2-story steel and concrete podium. Additionally, the West Wing is built into a hillside utilizing braced ivany block retaining walls to support the finish grade differential.  

TSE is working with 5 G Studio Collaborative of Dallas, TX, who are providing architectural design services.

Lecesse Development Corporation is the developer on the project, and Lecesse Construction is the general contractor.

STAFF NEWS

•WELCOME TO THE WORLD, MACKENZIE LEE WHITFIELD•

Laura Whitfield, our Administrative Assistant, and her husband Zach welcomed their daughter, Mackenzie Lee, on January 9th. She was 7 pounds 11 ounces and 20.5 inches long. Look how much she has grown in a month! Congratulations to the Whitfields!

APRIL 2019

•DISTRICT 15 - PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA•
 

TSE was a member of the design team led by DLA + Architects for the new District 15 Office Building located in Pittsburgh's Strip District. The building was developed by RDC Design + Build and partner Orangestar Properties as part of Buncher Company's Riverfront Landing development along the Allegheny River.

The recently completed building is a four-story, 103,000 square foot steel framed structure. A soil improvement system of impact piers was utilized to support the building's foundations. The building features 18 foot clear heights at the first floor, a large 4th floor balcony, a covered outdoor patio area and expansive windows providing views of the Strip District and the 16th Street Bridge.

Design is underway for Facebook's Oculus Group, who plans to occupy the entire building. TSE is pleased to be providing structural engineering services for the fit-out work in conjunction with Gensler. Building modifications for the tenant are anticipated to include the installation of a new 4-story feature stair, modifications to accommodate a future freight elevator and enhancement of the building loading dock.

Look for more exciting news from TSE on the District 15/Riverfront Landing development in the future.