From the Ground Up: O'Reilly Auto Parts Store No. 2367
Owner/developer: O’Reilly Automotive Inc. General contractor: G.M. Northrup Corp. (Minneapolis, Min.) Architect: Esterly, Schneider & Associates Inc. Engineers: Anderson Engineering Inc.; JS Smith Consulting Engineers PC (Joplin), structural; Malone Finkle Eckhardt & Collins Inc., mechanical, electrical and plumbing Size: 6,750 square feet Estimated cost: $485,000 Lender: None Estimated completion date: Oct. 24 Project description: Willard’s first O’Reilly Auto Parts store is slated for an early November opening, said O’Reilly Director of Construction Mike Young. The metal building – a staple to O’Reilly stores – will have a polished concrete floor instead of traditional vinyl composition tile, a switch made by the company six months ago. Young said Willard’s store also will feature an automated energy management system by ADMMicro, which O’Reilly has incorporated in new stores the last two years.
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