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From the Ground Up: Shelter Mutual Insurance Co. Field Office

4925 S. National Ave.

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Owner: Shelter Mutual Insurance Co.
General contractor: Carson-Mitchell Inc.
Architect: PWArchitects Inc. (Columbia)
Engineers: Crockett Engineering Consultants LLC, structural and civil; and J-Squared Engineering LLC, mechanical, electrical and plumbing
Size: 16,728 square feet
Estimated cost: $3 million
Lender: None
Estimated completion: February 2021
Project description: Shelter Mutual Insurance is relocating its field office to far South National Avenue. Jay MacLellan, Shelter’s director of public relations and corporate training, said the operations has outgrown its current space at 3110 S. Delaware Ave. MacLellan said the new building has 40 offices, four conference rooms and a training room. The staff handles administrative work, such as insurance claims, and training sessions. Chris Carson, president of general contractor Carson-Mitchell Inc., said the training room doubles as a storm shelter capable of withstanding an EF-4 tornado. He said the building also will have an HVAC system designed to mitigate the spread of airborne bacteria and viruses.

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