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  The Groves Exterior RenovationThe Groves Exterior Renovation

Architect

Maltese Construction, LLC
800 N. Mill Street, Plymouth, MI 48170
www.djmaltese.com

General Description

Location: Farmington, Michigan
Date Bid: May 2013
Construction Period: June 2013 to Dec 2013
Total Square Feet: 15,137 Site: N/A.
Number of Buildings: One.
Building Sizes: First floor, 15,137; total, 15,137 square feet.
Building Height: First floor, 18’; total, varies to 28’.
Basic Construction Type: Exterior Renovation.
Foundation: N/A. Exterior Walls: EIFS, stone, glass.
Roof: Built-up. Floors: Concrete. Interior Walls: N/A.

Project Team

Architect: Nudell Architects - 31690 W. 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Structural Engineer: Shymanski & Associates - 30903 Northwestern Highway, #300 Farmington Hills, MI 48334


Recently purchased by new owners, an older mall in Farmington, Michigan was in desperate need of an updated exterior. The owners knew and had worked with Maltese Construction in the past. Knowing the excellent quality of work Maltese delivered for them in the past, the owners contracted with Maltese again to lead the project with pre-construction services and construction.

The community of Farmington was strongly interested in the project along with the City of Farmington. Maltese worked with the client, community and the City to implement a complete re-design of the mall’s exterior along with updated site improvements that included landscaping, lighting, walkways and parking.

During the course of the project existing conditions were exposed requiring additional design and engineering to complete the project. The project was delayed several times for a few weeks to resolve concealed conditions issues.

The end result of the design gives the mall a new updated contemporary look with EIFS, tile, metal, stone and glass features complemented with indirect LED lighting. Other elements include outdoor covered seating areas with metal canopies.

The citizens of the City of Farmington are very happy with the new look. The mall owners are now enjoying renewed and increased leases and the tenants are happy with the increased sales. The owners are now planning phase two for the back retail side of the mall.
 

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