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UNDER CONSTRUCTION: Mashburn leads $22M revitalization to Columbia park

Ross Norton //May 1, 2024//

The Finlay Park project includes a spiral fountain with a newly renovated pond. (Rendering/LS3P)

The Finlay Park project includes a spiral fountain with a newly renovated pond. (Rendering/LS3P)

The Finlay Park project includes a spiral fountain with a newly renovated pond. (Rendering/LS3P)

The Finlay Park project includes a spiral fountain with a newly renovated pond. (Rendering/LS3P)

UNDER CONSTRUCTION: Mashburn leads $22M revitalization to Columbia park

Ross Norton //May 1, 2024//

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Under Construction is a roundup of some of the recent and ongoing commercial construction projects going on across South Carolina. Architects, contractors, engineers and other players in the construction industry are welcome to submit projects with photos to SC Biz News.

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Finlay Park Revitalization Project

930 Laurel St.


Developer/owner: City of Columbia

Architects: Stantec and LS3P, Columbia

General contractor: Mashburn Construction, Columbia

Engineers: Buford Goff & Associates, Columbia (MEP); Chao & Associates, Columbia (survey, site, structural and civil)
Project description: Finlay Park, Columbia’s 18-acre urban park, continues construction as part of a $22 million revitalization project. Plans include retaining the iconic spiral fountain with a newly renovated central pond. LS3P, a subconsultant to Stantec, provided architectural services for the new buildings and renovations, including a stage, splash pad structure, amenity shelter, renovations to the existing ranger station and restroom.

(Photo/Boyer Commercial Construction)
(Photo/Boyer Commercial Construction)

Hardscrabble Storage Facility

5041 Hardscrabble Road

Developer/owner: PRWP HCH 803 Storage, Columbia

Architects: Heyward & Woodrum

General contractor: Boyer Commercial Construction

Estimated completion date: Summer 2024

Project description: The Hardscrabble Storage Facility project consists of sitework and construction of a new 108,000-square-foot storage building.

(Photo/Leitner Construction Co.)
(Photo/Leitner Construction Co.)

Historic South Carolina Supreme Court Building Renovations

1231 Gervais St.


Developer/owner: South Carolina Department of Administration, Columbia

Architects: GMK Associates Architectural Division, Columbia

General contractor: Leitner Construction Company of the Carolinas, Rock Hill

Project manager: GMK Associates Architectural Division, Columbia

Engineers: GMK Associates Engineering Division, Columbia (MEP); WM Building Envelope Consultants, Chapin (roofing system design)

Estimated completion date: Fall 2024

Estimated total cost of project: Approximately $3.4 million

Project description: Originally serving as Columbia’s main post office from 1921 to 1966, this neoclassical style building was acquired by the state for use as the Supreme Court of South Carolina and later listed on the National Register. GMK led the design efforts for various building envelope renovations — roof systems, window systems, general exterior waterproofing, and refurbishment — in accordance with relevant state historic preservation and local historic preservation guidelines.



Bishop Gadsden, The Meade

8080 Noble Oak Way


Developer/owner: Bishop Gadsden, Charleston

Architects: RLPS, Lancaster, Pa.

General contractor: Samet, Charleston

Estimated completion date: October 2024

Estimated total cost of project: $24 million

Project description: This project scope includes three identical independent living space, consisting of five apartments per building. The 34,090-square-foot building area includes common spaces in each building, balconies overlooking the Bishop Gadsden campus, and custom resident selections.

(Photo/Childress Klein Properties)

(Photo/Childress Klein Properties)Camp Hall 8 Buildings A, B, and C

1125 Camp Hall Blvd.


Developer/owner: Childress Klein Properties, Charlotte

Architects: Fukui Architects, Pittsburgh

General contractor: Choate Construction, Mount Pleasant

Engineers: Refresco Consulting Engineers, Charlotte (mechanical); Haas Kennedy, Charlotte (electrical); Thomas + Hutton, Mount Pleasant (civil); PEA Associates, Greenville (structural)

Estimated completion date: Summer 2024

Project description: The 107 developable acres are home to three industrial build-to-suit warehouse buildings, totaling more than 1,422,680 square feet, in Camp Hall Industrial Park. The Campus 8 tract consists of Building A (967,680 square feet), Building B (273,000 square feet), and Building C (182,000 square feet), built concurrently. These tilt-wall buildings provide dual road connection points, 40-foot clearance heights, and easy access to the global marketplace via rail, road, sea or air transportation.

(Photo/J. Musselman Construction)
(Photo/J. Musselman Construction)

Carolina Funeral Home

7113 Rivers Ave.

North Charleston

Developer/owner: S.E. Combined Services of South Carolina, dba Carolina Funeral Home, Houston

Architects: Goodwyn Mills Cawood, Charleston

General contractor: J. Musselman Construction, Charleston

Engineers: Stephens Engineering & Consulting, Easley (mechanical, plumbing); Carolina Engineering Solutions, Greenville (electrical); Barrier Island Engineering & Consulting, Charleston (civil); Fuller Group, Greenville (structural)

Project manager: Charleston

Estimated completion date: March 2024

Project description: This renovation to a funeral home includes interior and exterior phases. Exterior work includes new steel, landscaping, pavers, masonry modifications and canopies. Trades include concrete, stucco, steel, roofing and landscaping. The offices, lobby, visitation rooms, arrangement rooms, event space, break rooms, restrooms, corridors, chapel, crematorium and embalming rooms are all being renovated. The new floor plan requires HVAC, electrical, plumbing, data and architectural trades.

(Image/Freehold Communities)
(Image/Freehold Communities)

Carnes Crossroads Amenity Center

906, 908, 910 and 912 Carnes Crossing Blvd.

Goose Creek

Developer/owner: Freehold Communities

General contractor: Hill Construction

Project description: The 14.5-acre Amenity Center for Carnes Crossroads, an Agrihood development designed to foster a healthy and sustainable community, will encompass The Barn, where residents can participate in monthly shares of organically grown produce and local goods; The Lake House, an amenity center that will serve as a gathering spot and event venue for residents; a resort-inspired pool with a three-story waterslide tower; and a first-class wellness center and sports courts.


(Rendering/DP3 Architects)
(Rendering/DP3 Architects)

Donaldson Center Fire Department Expansion

2291 Perimeter Road


Owner: Donaldson Center Fire Department, Greenville

Architects: DP3 Architects, Greenville

General contractor: Hogan Construction Group LLC, Greenville

Engineers: Thomas & Hutton, Greenville (civil); Arrowood & Arrowood, Greenville (structural); Carolina Power, Greer (electrical); DesignBuild Mechanical, Huntersville, N.C. (mechanical); Reece Engineering, Greenville (plumbing); Impact Fire, Greenville (fire protection)

Estimated completion date: April 2024

Estimated total cost of project: $2.9 million

Project description: Hogan and DP3 have collaborated to provide Design-Build services for the renovation and expansion of the Donaldson Center Fire Station. The existing 1960s fire station will be partially demolished and renovations performed to provide offices, equipment storage, a larger fitness room and a decontamination room. New dorm rooms, a kitchen/dayroom, support areas, a laundry room, and a terrace will all be included in a 4,500-square-foot addition.

(Rendering/SGA NarmourWright Design)
(Rendering/SGA NarmourWright Design)

Easley YMCA at the McKissick Campus

200 Frank Parrott Rd. Easley

Owner: Pickens County Young Men’s Christian Assoc., Easley

Architects: SGA NarmourWright Design, Greenville

General contractor: Hogan Construction Group LLC, Greenville

Engineers: Land Planning Associates, Easley (civil); Fuller Consulting, Greenville (structural)

Project manager: Duncan

Estimated completion date: March 2023

Estimated total cost of project: $12.5 million

Project description: The new 50,467-square-foot YMCA will replace the 60-year-old facility and feature state-of-the-art cardio and strength centers, dedicated group exercise and spin rooms, and a training room with indoor and outdoor workout spaces. A full-court basketball gym will include an elevated walking track with an enclosed indoor slide leading down to the lobby.

(Rendering/DP3 Architects)
(Rendering/DP3 Architects)

Fellowship Greenville — Adams Mill Campus

100 Adams Mill Road

Developer/owner: Fellowship Greenville

Architects: DP3 Architects, Greenville

General contractor: Mavin Construction, Greenville

Estimated total cost of project: $10.5 million

Project description: Renovation and repurposing of an existing YMCA Campus in Simpsonville into a new standalone church campus for Fellowship Greenville. All parking lots, sidewalks and site related items are being replaced as part of the renovation. When completed, the renovated 37,000-square-foot building will include a new worship space, administrative offices, elementary and middle school student spaces and a nursery addition.