Construction Progress Photos for week ending 09/26

View looking South of the East stem wall of the building.  Progress looks good!

Excavators working to chip out the existing storm line so that a new line can be installed.

Photo looking East down K Column line, footings have successfully been poured.

Photo of flowable fill over the transformer conduit at the engine room.

Chuck McCarthy Presenting at the NC Port Protein Meeting

Construction Progress Photos for week ending 9/19

Photo 6: Installation of Anchor bolts into Palisters.

Photo 5:  Rebar and formwork looking good.  Ready for Footings to be poured.

Photo 4:  Spacers and Conduit being installed.

Photo 3: New Fire line, hydrant, and system stub being flushed per code requirements.

Photo 2: Pour completed at the engine room wall

Photo 1:  Rebar and formwork for the concrete wall


Construction Progress Photos for week ending 09/12

First week of construction at the Port!

We poured the footers
West side footers

North side footers

PW Cold Arc Design Video April 2015

Port of Wilmington Cold Storage Groundbreaking

Governor Pat McCrory and the North Carolina State Ports Authority, along with USA InvestCo, broke ground on a new 101,000-square-foot cold storage facility this morning. The warehouse facility is located directly on terminal at the Port of Wilmington and is expected to create more than 100 new jobs. North Carolina’s agriculture business has always relied heavily on the Port of Wilmington and this specific construction, offering over 11,000 pallet positions, represents further development in that market.

The Port of Wilmington Cold Storage Facility is the first cold storage facility located on a port in the state of North Carolina. Previously, […]

PWCS Renderings

Contractor Chosen for Cold Storage Facility

The contractor has been chosen for the Cold Storage Facility.  USA InvestCo has chosen Atlanta-based ARCO Design/Build Inc. as its general contractor to build a cold storage facility at the Port of Wilmington.

According to the company’s website, ARCO is a turn-key design/build firm that has undertaken various industrial project types including cold storage, food distribution, tenant improvements, retrofits and light industrial warehouse/distribution.

ARCO project manager Eric Safko said the goal is to break ground in mid-September.

“We’re glad to finally get moving forward on it and looking forward to working with the Port of Wilmington cold storage,” he said. “It should […]

Updated Layouts for PWCold Facility

PWCS featured in Star News

The Port of Wilmington Cold Storage facility was featured in a recent article in the Star News.  The facility is now slated to be roughly 102,000 square feet rather than the initial 75,000 square feet as initially planned.  Principal, Chuck Schoninger, expects the facility to break ground in May of 2014 and be fully operational by January 2015.

You can read the full article on the Star News website.