My New Shop

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by Gene $immons, Oct 22, 2006.

  1. Gene $immons

    Gene $immons LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,028

    Well, It only took me 10 years to reach this point. They are finishing up the electrical work now, the asphalt and approach are scheduled for next week. The building is 3250 sq. ft. and has an office and bathroom.

    The project started with buying the piece of land, and several months of seeking approval from the city for permits etc. I eventually had to hire a company which specializes in obtaining building permits. The lot is zoned industrial, and is located a few blocks away from my dump site.

    We had to do a septic tank and drill a water well.

    How much? Lots.

    Shop 1 - Land.jpg

    Shop 2 - Dirt.jpg

    Shop 3 - Slab.jpg

    Shop 4 - Frame.jpg

    Shop 5 - Siding.jpg
  2. Gene $immons

    Gene $immons LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,028


    Shop 6 - Building.jpg

    Shop 7 - Office.jpg

    Shop 8 - Complete.jpg
  3. newz7151

    newz7151 LawnSite Silver Member
    from Tejas
    Posts: 2,419


    What are you going to have in there?
  4. John Gamba

    John Gamba LawnSite Fanatic
    from ct
    Posts: 10,812

    i think hot dog carts:laugh:
  5. paponte

    paponte LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,366

    NIIIIIIIICE!! Guess hard work pays off. Good luck with it, keep the progress pics coming! :clapping:
  6. brinlee lawn

    brinlee lawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 273

    nice place, next time we come to the city for a show we will have to come and check it out.
  7. DBL

    DBL LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,219

    very nice i want a larger shop like that...sounds like its in a good location for you with the dump site and all
  8. corey4671

    corey4671 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,931

    Gosh, I could put my house AND my shop in that thing. Way to go!
  9. AintNoFun

    AintNoFun LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,807

    are you going to sub out the landscaping, lol... that is a sweet building, what was the total cost after all said and done?
  10. mike lane lawn care

    mike lane lawn care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,707

    WOW! i am jelous, i would love to have something even half that size. i really like the doors on both ends. what are the dimensions?


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