MSC Industrial

Location: Davidson, North Carolina
Client: MSC Industrial Direct, Inc.

This New York-based distributor of metal working and industrial supplies co-locates its corporate headquarters in Davidson, North Carolina. The office building sits on a 14.7-acre site within Childress Klein Properties’ Harbour Place development.

The six-story building serves as the company’s Customer Service Center and is constructed of structural steel and precast exterior while traditional curtainwall wraps the building. Corporate offices occupy the fifth floor with open office space on the second, third and fourth floors, which accommodate technology, human resources, marketing, and product management employees. A full-service kitchen, dining area, and lounge are provided in addition to an amphitheater, for education and training, on the first floor.

The lobby greets visitors with high-end finishes such as extensive granite and rich millwork, materials also used throughout the sixth floor lobby. Green Globe design parameters are utilized to ensure thoughtful sustainability practices. Site work includes 12-acres of grading and storm sewer installation. This area includes surface parking spaces and an outdoor patio, fountain, and bocce court.

Choate Construction completes the project with a highly accelerated schedule, utilizing fast-track phasing was employed to allow the tenants to occupy the building within 12 months of the commencement of design.