World's Largest Tilt-Wall Project UnderwayWorld's Largest Tilt-Wall Project Underwayhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=99192015-07-28T14:52:00Z2015-07-28T00:00:00Z

HOUSTON (Realty News Report) – Daikin Industries' HVAC manufacturing plant under construction on SH 290 west of Grand Pkwy. is the largest tilt-wall construction project in the world, experts say.

Measuring around 4.1 million sf, the single-building Daikin factory will surpass the 3.4 million-sf Gateway Theatre of Shopping in Umhlunga Rocks, South Africa, as the world's biggest tilt-wall building.

The plant will have:

  • a 1.8 million-sf distribution center;
  • 1.7 million sf of manufacturing space with a 196,500-sf mezzanine;
  • 231,598 sf of lab space; and
  • 202,600 sf of office space.

The factory is on 497 acres. It is slated for completion in 2016.

Powers Brown Architecture is the architect, LJB Inc. is the engineer and D.E. Harvey Builders is the general contractor.

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