Humane Society of Berks County: Reading, PA

This project involves the partial demolition of the existing Humane Society of Berks County building and construction of a new 8,000 sf facility.  The structure will be wood and steel framed supported via shallow concrete spread footings.

Lofts at Village Square: Scranton, PA

This project consists of the full gut renovation of an existing industrial three-story building located in Scranton, PA. The existing structure is a multi-wythe brick structure of roughly 39,000 sf.m which was built in the 1920’s and was originally intended for industrial/commercial use.

The renovation will convert the building to a multi-family senior living apartment building.  

Keystone Structural Group provided structural engineering services for this project including support of new mechanical equipment, reinforcement of deteriorated structural members and structural design of a new 2,000 sf glass entrance and vestibule structure.

Best Cigar Prices: Drums, PA

Best Cigar Prices, of Drums, PA, has expanded their e-commerce cigar facility.  This new project included a 3,000 sf full access retail store and lounge addition to the existing 25,000 sf facility.

The addition super-structure consists of a hybrid of structural steel and cold-formed steel stud bearing walls and joists.  The foundation is supported via a shallow concrete spread footing system.

  

Arena Hub 2018 Tornado Rebuild: Wilkes-Barre, PA

On June 15, 2018 an EF2 tornado struck the heart of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania’s commerce center and caused at least $18 million dollars in damage.   The commercial hub is considered one of the busiest shopping centers in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Keystone Structural Group, in conjunction with Miller Rosentel Associates, were requested by the shopping center ownership team to conduct structural survey inspections, assessment reports, repair plans and specifications for recoverable buildings.  KSG’s engineers were able to quickly determine structural soundness of the damaged buildings and provide the shopping center owner with plans to rapidly repair and reopen. 

Damaged/Impacted businesses included:

  • Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • 5 Below 
  • Avenue Store
  • Eddie Bauer
  • Men’s Warehouse
  • Michaels
  • Oshkosh B’gosh
  • Petsmart
  • Staples
  • TJMaxx
  • Ulta Beauty

Kenwood Commons: Albany, NY

The project is involves the full-gut renovation of an existing historic 150 year old Convent in the Kenwood section of Albany, NY into a 105 luxury condos. The three existing buildings sit on a 75-acre campus, minutes from downtown Albany.  The luxury complex will include artists retreats, hiking trails, a spa, indoor pools, workout rooms, a new rooftop restaurant and other amenities.

The overall square footage is approximately 350,000 gsf.  Extensive structural work is being performed to reinforce the existing structure, build-out new apartments, support a new indoor pool, and support a new rooftop restaurant with views of Downtown Albany.