L. Keeley Construction Partners with Lamar Johnson Collaborative and D&S Industries to Begin Work on Manufacturing Facility in Gallatin, TN
L. Keeley Construction is proud to announce their partnership with D&S Industries, a veteran-owned company, and Lamar Johnson Collaborative to design and build an 81,000 SF facility in Gallatin, TN. This state-of-the-art facility will be used to manufacture proprietary materials for the aerospace, automotive, and medical industries.
This unique DESIGN | BUILD project consists of 11 acres of blasting, demolition, and earthmoving with the earthmoving having officially begun on August 10th. With a tilt-up concrete panel façade, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection, a high-end office area, café, children’s play area, and a shooting range for employee use, this facility will bring new jobs to the Gallatin area while fostering an environment dedicated to quality and innovation.
“The management team at D&S Industries is very excited to be expanding our operations to Middle Tennessee as we build our state-of-the-art facility, in the welcoming city of Gallatin," said Dominic Wade, the owner of D&S. "We evaluated numerous sites all over the Eastern United States and found that the Gallatin Industrial Center offered strategic access to efficient global shipping, a robust pool of skilled labor, and a charming community that combines the best of a place to work and live."
"The L. Keeley Construction team Is proud to partner with D&S Industries to deliver their vision of an Innovative manufacturing and office building where their team can be both creative and productive,” said Ryan Perryman, VP of Building at L. Keeley.
The D&S, L. Keeley, and Lamar Johnson Collaborative teams broke ground on the site on August 19, 2020. The project’s completion is scheduled for Spring of 2021.
Credit to Richard Suter Photography
About L. Keeley Construction | L. Keeley was founded in 1976 as a family-owned paving company. Over four decades and 850+ Keeley’ns later, L. Keeley has become a nationally-known, full-service construction company with four diverse business groups – Civil, Paving, Building, and Industrial. L. Keeley Building is nationally recognized for its impact on communities, positively changing the way people shop, work, learn, engage, and evolve. L. Keeley Building’s expertise allows them to accommodate a wide variety of projects, with a customer-centric nature that is redefining how modern construction ventures are planned and executed.
About D&S Industries | D&S is a family owned and operated precision manufacturing company. At D&S, they believe that employees are the most important asset, some have been with the company for over 30 years. Quality, Honesty, and Integrity in business are at the core of the company’s principles. D&S values their relationships and approach business relationships with a genuine interest to be the best supplier possible. They treat their employees like family, and truly believe that the workplace should be like a second family. At D&S, growth is consistent. They take pride in creating quality parts and delivering them by their due dates.
About Lamar Johnson Collaborative | Lamar Johnson Collaborative is a full-service design and architecture firm committed to enhancing the quality of the human experience and to improving how design and architecture can impact each individual’s emotional being. By harnessing the power of integrated design, including architecture, workplace strategy, interior design, landscape architecture, urban planning and engineering, the company achieves its clients’ goals and aspirations.