Metal roofing adds local touch to much-needed retail center

To call the community of Northlake, Texas, booming would be an understatement. The town is located just outside the Fort Worth metro area, and in the 2010 census its population totaled just 1,724. In January 2020, that figure had grown to 5,000, with no signs of slowing. Developers are working hard to keep up with [Read More]

Chattanooga’s downtown adds some Moxy with new metal-clad hotel

If you know Chattanooga, Tenn., only for its namesake choo-choo, you might be missing out on one of the hippest commercial development stories of the past decade. Boasting the fastest broadband network in the nation – yes, really – along with reasonable real estate prices, the city is quickly becoming a tech hub. This interest [Read More]

Metal panels add colorful touch to Michael Graves-designed rehab hospital

Michael Graves, founder of Michael Graves & Associates, was an international architectural icon. He was known not only for his buildings’ post-modern design flourishes, but also for several lines of household goods that are as fun to look at as they are functional to use. Following a severe infection that led to the amputation of [Read More]

Printing firm presents a bold new face after devastating fire

Allied Digital Printing took a big hit back in October 2017, when a fire tore through the Huntsville, Ala., business, destroying all its printing equipment along with most of its building. Less than two years later, though, the company’s owners cut the ribbon on a new facility at the same location. Re-establishing a presence at [Read More]

Petersen adds rep to meet demand for metal cladding in Hawaii, Guam

Petersen continues to meet the growing demand for its PAC-CLAD metal roof and wall products in the Western United States by hiring representation to service U.S. islands in the Pacific Ocean. The firm BEST Hawaii (Building Enclosure Specialist Team Hawaii) will support architects, installing contractors and others involved in the specification and installation of exterior [Read More]

Petersen’s new T-250 roof panel adds strength to PAC-CLAD lineup

Petersen expands its line of PAC-CLAD standing seam roof products with the addition of the T-250 panel. Combining structural performance with architectural aesthetics, architects will enjoy the bolder profile of the T-250, installing contractors will appreciate the bi-directional installation capabilities and building owners will benefit from the panel’s impressive strength. The strongest of all PAC-CLAD [Read More]

New fire station’s design shines with metal roof and wall panels

Photos: AGI Studios Brookville, Ohio’s new fire station is a much-appreciated addition to the suburban Dayton, Ohio community’s list of civic amenities. Constructing the $6.3 million building has allowed the town to shutter two other stations that had outlived their functionality – the older had been in service for 67 years. Not only does the [Read More]

Steep-sloped metal roof highlights new tribal center’s historic design

Once nearly driven out of Florida, the Seminole Indian Tribe has since become a significant economic presence in that state. The tribe now has six reservations in the state, along with six gaming facilities, two of which feature Hard Rock Hotels with expansive casinos. The Seminoles also are very invested in their tribe’s history in [Read More]

New metal roof helps Florida car dealership recover after hurricane

Hurricane Michael, a Category 5 storm that hit the Florida Panhandle on October 10, 2018, caused enormous damage to the rural and beach communities of Northwest Florida. As of June 2019, insured losses totaled $6.61 billion. Panama City was one of the communities hardest hit by the storm, with entire neighborhoods leveled. Car dealerships were [Read More]

“Dog days” is redefined at newest Chicago-area ballpark

When it comes to baseball, the lion’s share of attention usually goes to the major league teams. But there’s also a large network of independent minor league teams that bring professional baseball to smaller markets across the United States. Among the newest of these is the Chicago Dogs, based in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, [Read More]