Monthly Archives

October 2009

Calhoun Building Restoration Moving Forward

By | News | No Comments

Craig Gaulden Davis has been authorized by South Carolina Budget and Control Board / General Services to proceed into the construction document phase for the Calhoun Building exterior renovations project.

The work will include the waterproofing of the existing exterior foundation walls, phased removal and replacement of the two exterior entrance terraces, removal and restoration of limestone railings and balustrades, window restorations, sealant and the replacement of the existing landscaping materials with new materials and an irrigation system.

The current project schedule shows this project being advertised for bidding in early 2010.

Gaffney Visitors Center

By | News | No Comments

The City of Gaffney recently opened favorable bids to renovate the former Post Office into a new visitors center and arts facility. The work includes restorations of the historic exterior, installation of new windows and doors, full renovation and reconstruction of all interior spaces, the installation of an elevator and all new mechanical, electrical and fire protection systems. SYS Constructors, a Greenville, South Carolina General Contractor, is the apparent low bidder. The City expects work to begin in early November.

Anderson Schools Consistently Under budget

By | News | No Comments

Craig Gaulden Davis and MB Kahn, an at-risk construction management company in Columbia, South Carolina, has worked with Anderson School District One to bring several projects in under budget.

At Spearman Elementary School, a new kitchen and cafeteria will be constructed. The existing cafeteria will be converted to kindergarten classrooms and six new classrooms will be added on the front of the building.

At Palmetto Elementary School, a ten classroom wing will be added that will also contain a workroom, student toilets and an administrative office. The administration area will be renovated to create a more secure entrance and many of the original classrooms will be enhanced with new cabinetry and flooring. Due to projects being bid under budget, two additional classrooms were added to both Spearman and Palmetto.

Oldest Public School in SC Opened New Building

By | News | No Comments

Craig Gaulden Davis worked with Stubbs Muldrow Herin on the new Mt. Pleasant Academy that opened its doors for the first time for the 2009 – 2010 school year. Celebrating its 200th birthday it is the oldest public school in South Carolina. The new two story design pays homage to the school’s history by drawing design inspiration from a small 1908 schoolhouse on Pitt Street in which the school was once housed.