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FRAMPTON CONSTRUCTION COMPLETES INDUSTRIAL SPEC FACILITY IN SUMMERVILLE

August 19, 2019

Charleston, S.C. - Frampton Construction Company, LLC, a regional full-service construction firm providing planning and design support, preconstruction, and construction services, has finished work on a 136,500-square-foot industrial building at the Charleston Trade Center, located in Summerville, S.C. The Keith Corporation, a privately held, full-service developer and owner of industrial, warehouse, and other commercial properties, developed the project.

Situated on 12.9 acres, the building has a 32-foot clearance inside with 18 dock doors and two drive-in doors with ramps for forklifts. The facility, built on a speculative basis and currently in shell condition, has one signed tenant with additional floor plans ranging from 21,000-square- feet to 115,500-square-feet. JLL’s Lee Allen is handling the leasing of the space. 

Alan Lewis, industrial development partner for The Keith Corporation, commented, “We’re excited to deliver our second building with Frampton Construction in the Charleston Trade Center and eager to complete our third, the neighboring Curtiss-Wright facility, later this fall.” 

The facility’s location right off Interstate 26 in one of the area’s premier Class A industrial campuses offers unrivaled port proximity and a business-friendly environment. The building joins three other industrial facilities on the campus.

Selby Austin, assistant project manager at Frampton Construction, said, “The success of this project can be attributed to a great team – our design and development partners, a dedicated group of subcontractors, and Berkeley County officials. We’re excited for the opportunity it presents for industrial tenants looking to call Summerville home.”

McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture completed the design for the building, while Alliance Engineers and WGPM, Inc., served as civil and structural engineers. Work on the site began in October of 2018 and concluded in July 2019. 

Established in 1989, The Keith Corporation is a privately-held, full service owner and developer of industrial, warehouse, and other commercial properties in the United States, Mexico, Canada, Australia, and the U.K. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, The Keith Corporation has become one of the country’s most well-respected build-to-suit developers. Having delivered over 250 projects and more than twenty-five million square feet of manufacturing, distribution, industrial, and commercial space for a highly diverse corporate clientele, The Keith Corporation has developed a reputation for their accountability, expertise, and total client satisfaction on all projects. For more information, go to www.thekeithcorp.com or call 704-365-6000.

Frampton Construction is a regional full-service construction firm offering planning and design support, preconstruction, and construction services. The dedicated team of professionals takes pride in building strong relationships with clients while providing the highest quality of service. They deliver executive leadership and personal oversight throughout the building process, while working diligently to exceed the expectations of every client. With offices in Charleston, S.C., and Charlotte, N.C., the company is positioned to manage projects in the Carolinas and beyond. For more information, please visit http://frampton.construction/ or call 843-572-2400.

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