Forest County Potawatomi Recreation Center

Forest County Potawatomi Recreation Center The GRAEF team provided a variety of engineering services for the Forest County Potawatomi’s Community Recreation Center. The 110,000 square foot facility has a unique eagle design, which is significant to the tribe’s culture as the eagle delivers prayers to the creator. Included in the facility are 3 basketball and…

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Diversey

Diversey Diversey Inc., a global leader in cleaning and personal care products is consolidating its North American operations to Elsmere, Kentucky. The chemical company will move into a completed 840,000 square foot manufacturing and warehousing facility and is expected to fully transition operations to this location. The already existing 780,000 square foot building on the…

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Christ Church Mequon

Christ Church Mequon GRAEF electrical engineers provided design services for a 35,000 square foot addition to Christ Church in Mequon, WI. The project featured a multi-venue worship and community gathering space. The electrical service design was developed to accommodate the new addition and look toward the future to another venue yet to be constructed. The…

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Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Grand Theater

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Grand Theater After being a tenant in another building since its founding, in 2015 the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra purchased the building that is now its new home. A diamond in the rough best describes the original state of the new home of the world class Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. Originally completed in 1931…

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Caterpillar North of Rawson Facility

Caterpillar North of Rawson Facility GRAEF helped develop a space utilization program and provided design services for this new 260,000 SF facility with fabrication shop, warehouse and high density rack storage system. Employee support areas include restrooms, conference rooms, offices, lunch rooms and a medical office. A new central compressed air plant was designed to…

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Caterpillar Fab Shop

Caterpillar Fab Shop Caterpillar (Bucyrus) retained GRAEF to evaluate their existing fab shop and improve the space. The facility was outdated and bottlenecks and inefficiencies were common in the process flow. The fab shop included 12,300 square feet of workstations and 14,000 square feet of staging areas and aisles. GRAEF conducted value stream mapping, gap…

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Kalahari Convention Center

Kalahari Convention Center Inspired by the adventure and intrigue of Africa, the Kalahari Resort in Sandusky, OH offers a 100,000-square-foot convention center. GRAEF lef the engineering team, including structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection, and provided the structural design for the $30 million conference center. The expansion included new break-out meeting rooms, a large gathering…

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St. Augustine Preparatory Academy

St. Augustine Preparatory Academy St. Augustine Preparatory Academy is a new non-denominational Christian school located on an 11-acre campus located on Milwaukee’s South Side. Starting in the 2017-2018 school year, this new $85 million, 160,000-square-foot school will serve 4K-12 students in a student-centered environment where grade levels are grouped together to form individual learning neighborhoods. The…

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Milwaukee Tool Corporate Headquarters

Milwaukee Tool Corporate Headquarters Milwaukee Tool expanded their corporate headquarters in Brookfield, WI. The new 205,000 square-foot, four-story building connects to their already existing facility allowing simple access throughout the entire building. Their new headquarters features structural and architectural elements that show off Milwaukee Tool and their values including exposed columns and beams with a…

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Mackie Building Restoration

Mackie Building Restoration Downtown Milwaukee’s historic Mackie Building, which features the ornate Grain Exchange Room is undergoing a major restoration. The six-story building on Michigan Street was built in 1879 and is among a group of adjoining historic properties. The 55,000-square-foot building features high ceilings, extraordinary windows, and interesting historic details. GRAEF provided mechanical, electrical,…

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