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be completed in January 2019. "The RailYard's historic warehouse
design is not only meant to blend into the neighborhood, but also to
accommodate a workforce who values outdoor space and the ability
to walk or bike to work," said Mike Harrell, partner at Beacon Partners. "We're excited about transforming this area into a destination
for office tenants as well as for those living in the community."
"We have the right combination of expertise, technology and
communication tools," the company says. "Whether it's making sure
our project managers have access to the latest software programs
or linking our superintendents via tablets to the most up-to-date
information onsite, we explore every possibility to make sure our
communications are efficient as possible."
Sticking to its Values
Edifice was founded in 1978 and has built its reputation on a set
of principles that include attending to the needs of its clients,
expressing concern for its employees' wellbeing, taking care of its
business partners and giving back to the community by helping
those in need.
The Charlotte-based company is consistently ranked as one of the
state's top 100 privately owned companies by Grant Thornton LLP,
one of the world's largest professional services network of independent accounting and consulting member firms. "I am convinced that
our successful outcomes are due largely to sticking to our ideals,"
Edifice President and CEO Eric Laster said. "By continuing to set high
expectations and goals, we ensure successful outcomes are achieved
while creating an enjoyable experience during the construction
process and for years to come."
Edifice believes construction is as much about art as science. "It's
about a strong vision and the creation of a structure with enduring
qualities," the company says. "It's about creative problem-solving
and the willingness to deliver above and beyond the expected. It's
about passionate teams and long-standing partnerships built on
trust, performance and lasting value."
The company specializes in preconstruction, design/build and design/bid/build construction methods and cost consulting services.
Edifice prides itself on staying innovative, using BIM to detailed
virtual mockups of any project.
At Edifice, its people drive construction projects. "Edifice has
assembled the top experts in project management and supervision
for preconstruction and construction management services," the
Over the years, Edifice has developed a reputation for taking on
the unique and challenging within different types of commercial
structures. As a member of the US Green Building Council, the
company says its LEED Accredited Professionals can provide and implement design and construction practices that promote a positive
impact on the environment. "I am excited about the future of Edifice,
in that it lies in the hands of the professional and enthusiastic people that call Edifice home," Laster said.
Edifice's corporate culture and family atmosphere drive it to serve
the communities in which it works. "Edifice works hard to support
organizations and meet the needs of others," the company says. "Always strategic and with much thought, our endeavors have evolved
and grown over the years."
The RailYard will feature a
15,000-square-foot patio for
PHOTO CREDIT: BEACON PARTNERS
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