KBE Finishes Another Round of Projects

May 22, 2017 – KBE Building Corporation recently completed several Connecticut projects, including FedEx Ground Hub in Wallingford, Cumberland Farms in Monroe and Fairfield, Starbucks Café at the University of Connecticut Medical Center, TD Banks in Winsted and Torrington.

FedEx Ground Hub, Wallingford: KBE served as General Contractor for the 1,500 sf renovation and addition to the occupied distribution facility, coordination work around heavy vehicular traffic. The interior portion of the project included a full security screening area, a break room, and a large storage room. On the exterior, site improvements and expansion included removing 20,000 yards of soil to construct a large parking lot for tractor trailers, retaining walls, storm infiltration systems, new security perimeter fencing, relocation of existing gas and water services, modified septic systems, and modified riprap storm channels to prevent future erosion of wetlands cause by storm run-off.

Cumberland Farms: KBE served as General Contractor for both the Monroe and Fairfield locations of Cumberland Farms. The Monroe location was a new construction, while the Fairfield location was a renovation. The stores feature a large assortment of freshly prepared foods, dairy products, child drinks, snacks, pastries, coffee, and more. KBE has constructed a total of 13 Cumberland Farms locations throughout Connecticut.

UConn Health Center Starbucks Café: KBE served as General Contractor for a new Starbucks Café in the tower addition at UConn Health Center in Farmington, CT.  The project required coring through the foundation and coordination of waste piping installation on the floor below, which is home to an active Hybrid Surgery Area. Careful coordination was required along with maintaining the highest levels of Infection Control Measures, the hospital’s requirements for cleanliness in areas of high risk patient care.

TD Bank: KBE was General Contractor for the ground-up construction and interior fit-out of TD Bank’s branch offices in Winsted and Torrington, CT.

About KBE Building Corporation

KBE has managed more than $4 billion in construction volume during the past two decades alone and is ranked among Engineering News-Record magazine’s top 400 construction companies nationally.

With offices in Norwalk and Farmington, CT, as well as Columbia, MD, KBE Building Corporation is a full-service, single-source commercial construction company strategically positioned to serve the Eastern and Mid-Atlantic U.S. Founded in 1959 and incorporated in 1966, the $300 million firm provides preconstruction, construction management, design-build, and general contracting services to clients in the retail, educational, senior living, federal, corporate, hospitality, health care, and institutional markets. KBE’s team of 120+ construction professionals and support staff is deeply committed to the firm’s corporate philanthropy program, 50 Ways to Make a Difference. Established in 2009 to celebrate the firm’s new ownership, name change, and 50 years in business, 50 Ways has helped KBE associates donate more than $2 million and 12,000 volunteer hours to charitable causes benefiting children, seniors, and military veterans in Connecticut and Maryland.

Learn more at www.kbebuilding.com.

Media Contact: Jonelle Lawhorn | KBE Director of Marketing
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