Portfolio of Work
West Point High School
West Point is a 310,000 square-foot, multi-building high school campus serving 3,000 students at full capacity. Phase 1 of construction was completed in a record-breaking 7 months, which allowed the school to open prior to completion of the full campus. The total cost of construction was $108 million and was completed using the CMAR delivery method.
Sprouts Farmer’s Market
A.V. Schwan has worked alongside Sprouts Farmer’s Market since 2008. We became the national structural engineers of record for all Sprouts projects nationwide. We are proud to be part of Sprouts’ growth and success story. Our scope of work has included prototypical store design development, build to suite retail grocery stores, and tenant improvements of existing structures for Sprouts’ use.
Our firm was the Structural Engineer for the initial 1982 construction and multiple subsequent expansions at the Scottsdale Fashion Square mall, most recently the $100 million phase XI expansion in 2015. Since the first phase completion in the 1986, SFS has undergone extensive growth, eventually becoming the largest mall in Arizona with a footprint of over 1.8 million square feet.
Floor & Decor
Our firm has built a lasting relationship with Floor & Decor, the leading specialty retailer of hard surface flooring. We are the national structural engineers of record for all F&D projects nationwide, including design centers in metropolitan areas, warehouses, and distribution centers.
Shamrock Foods – Aurora, Colorado
Shamrock Foods Aurora is a regional foods distribution facility with a footprint of 850,000 square feet and total structure of 1,100,000 square feet. This includes an interior three-story office, a 150,000 square foot conveyor mezzanine and numerous other industrial mezzanines. The distribution center’s 56’-0” clear height warehouse stores dry, cold, and frozen products. Refrigeration for the building is comprised of thirty 50,000 lb. roof-supported penthouses. Shamrock Aurora was constructed with various structural features, including building frames, braced frames, concrete tilt walls, and conventional foundations along with helical piers for uplift. An estimated 6,235 tons of structural steel and more than 4350 yards of concrete were required to finish construction over a 20-month period.
A.V. Schwan boasts a repertoire of award-winning Spring training and Double-A baseball stadiums, the latest being Amarillo Ballpark, a 6,631-seat, fast-tracked CMAR project which finished construction in 2019 at a cost of $40 million. It is now home to the Amarillo Sod Poodles – a new affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks. It was among the top-five Double-A Ballparks of 2019.