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The Weitz Company Starts Construction at the Volkswagen Chattanooga East Warehouse Expansion


May 18, 2015
By Business Wire News

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.

The Weitz Company, a national design and construction firm, is readying the East Warehouse Expansion for Volkswagen Group of America, Chattanooga Operations, LLC in Chattanooga, Tenn.

The design-build project is a 322,000 square foot expansion to the existing assembly plant, including approximately 297,000 square feet of traditional warehousing space and 25,000 square feet of high-bay space.

“This is an exciting time for Weitz as we grow our automotive market segment,” says Raymond Chin, Weitz Manufacturing and Process Business Development Manager. “A lot of integrated collaboration and operations efforts are going into ensuring Volkswagen Chattanooga has the best design and construction experience.”

Partnering with Epstein Global for design services, Weitz will coordinate all planning, design and construction for the project.

Completion of the Volkswagen Chattanooga East Warehouse Expansion is planned for Spring of 2016. The Weitz Company continues to actively pursue and grow its presence in the automotive manufacturing market.

About The Weitz Company
The Weitz Company is a full-service general contractor, design-builder, construction manager, and millwright specialists specializing in industrial and commercial construction. Founded in 1855, Weitz has offices nationwide to serve multiple clients across various industries. To learn more, please visit the company’s website, www.weitz.com.

The Weitz Company
Tiffani Armstead, 515-782-7595
tiffani.armstead@weitz.com