It takes a team to complete the projects that WIELAND oversees. Pictured are just a few of the many people that it took to put together the new Sparrow Health Systems medical office building in Portland, MI. Below from left to right is Juanita Pearce (Project Accountant), Chris Miller (Site Superintendent), Matt Getchell (Project Executive), Norman Farhat (Director of Pre-Construction), and Steve Opper (VP-New Business Development). This 11,500 SF building started in September of 2020 and the opening ceremony took place July 13th, 2021.
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Graphic Packaging International
The largest project in company history for WIELAND started in September, 2019. Graphic Packaging International, located in Kalamazoo, MI, consists of four buildings. These buildings include: a mill; a corrugated container storage area; a boiler house, and a finished goods warehouse. The 350,000 SF project is expected to be completed October 2021, taking about two years to complete.
July 15, 2021
Sparrow Medical Office Building
June 23, 2021
Allen Neighborhood Center
Allen Neighborhood Center (ANC) is a hub where Lansing Eastside neighbors access resources to improve their health, help with job opportunities, create a strong sense of belonging, and build a safe, sustainable, and thriving neighborhood. As the construction manager for ANC, WIELAND is well underway on the renovation of 1,700 SF of existing commercial space, and construction of a 31,000 SF, 3-story addition that will have a combination of commercial space and 21 residential units. The project is expected to be completed October 2021.
June 8, 2021
WIELAND made ENR’s Top 400 Contractors in America
WIELAND is pleased to announce that for the eighth time in nine years it has been named to the ENR Top 400 Contractors in America list. Engineering News Record (ENR) is the industry’s main trade journal and annually ranks general contractors based on work completed for the previous calendar year. WIELAND ranked #340 with volume of $258.5M in 2020. See this short video for highlights of the projects that helped WIELAND get there.
June 2, 2021
Sparrow Medical Office
WIELAND is putting the final touches on its first project for Sparrow Health Systems. Sparrow is an integrated health care organization located in Mid-Michigan. This 11,500 SF project is a new Medical Office Building located in Portland, MI. The project began September 2020 and will be completed within the month.
May 26, 2021
The Beach Market located in downtown Charlotte (MI) has been a part of the community for almost 100 years. WIELAND was awarded the opportunity to renovate and revitalize the building as a farmers’ market. The project started this past winter and finished at the end of April.
May 19, 2021
Magna Electric Vehicle Structures
Magna is a global automotive supply company and is a repeat client for WIELAND. Magna’s most recent project is the Magna Electric Vehicle Structures (MEVS) automotive manufacturing plant in St. Clair, MI. WIELAND broke ground in November 2020 on the 345,000 SF structure which includes an electrocoating system that will be used to build complex battery enclosures for the all-new 2022 GMC Hummer EV. The project is expected to be completed January 2022.
May 3, 2021
Grand Cypress Apartments
WIELAND has multiple offices across the United States, one being in Orlando, FL. This creates opportunities all across the state of Florida, including Tampa. The Grand Cypress Apartment project is one such project, a multi-family development with 324 apartment units, nine buildings and a clubhouse. It is positioned on 18.12 acres and totals 358,000 SF. The project began in August 2020 and is expected to be completed in February 2022.
April 27, 2021
WIELAND’s Florida team is underway on a 66,000 SF expansion to a United Facilities (UF) warehouse in Orlando, Florida. WIELAND was there throughout the night to ensure the concrete mix design, placement technique, and floor finish were above industry standards and exceeded the client’s overall flatness/levelness requirements. UF is a national third-party logistics provider, and a repeat client for WIELAND, putting WIELAND’s mission of “finding and serving lifelong clients” into action. This is the first of two expansion projects underway for UF in Orlando, with another 80,000 SF tilt wall warehouse expansion in design.
April 26, 2021
Volunteering at Renzi Education and Art Center
WIELAND is dedicated to being a part of its local communities. The WIELAND Shreveport office volunteered to put together a greenhouse for the Renzi Education and Art Center (REAC) in Shreveport, LA. The REAC’s mission is to provide free, high-quality after-school academic and art classes and summer camp to K-12 youth in the Shreveport-Bossier area, so that all children have the opportunity to explore, learn, and create, under the guidance of professional teachers and artists. The greenhouse will be used as part of the programs offered to kids from low-income families to teach gardening skills and used to grow herbs and vegetables for the cooking classes.