2018 | Commercial Buildings (under 5,000 sq.ft) | 2nd Place

Alsip Nursery
Built By:
FBi Buildings
St. John, IN
Building use, importance, and newsworthiness: The primary use of the building is for the display of landscaping materials and equipment. This space also includes offices, display area, and storage for materials and equipment.

Unique features: The unique features include: offset roof lines, mansard and hip roof on office area, 10' IC in office are and 16' IC in the storage area for materials and equipment.

Post-frame advantage: The customer chose post frame for the value of price per square foot and the speed to build the structure. The ability to build on a concrete foundation also helped the decision making, as well as the flexibility with the hip roof and mansard design.

Cost per Sq. Ft.: $28.03

Duration to complete: 20 working days