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Ole Red – Gatlinburg

Ole Red is a new brand under the Ryman Hospitality umbrella, in which they have partnered with Blake Shelton. DF Chase had the pleasure of working with the Ryman team to bring this particular vision to reality. Ole Red is a restaurant, bar and music venue with several locations from Oklahoma to Tennessee. DF Chase has now been contracted by the client to build a new location “Ole Red Orlando”.

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United Parcel Service

United Parcel Service selected D.F. Chase to construct a new 247,000 square foot expansion to its existing hub located in Whites Creek, Tennessee. Along with the expansion, the project consists of a new Vehicle Maintenance Building, two new guardhouses, and several parking lots to further accommodate the growing facility.To be completed in 14 months, careful planning, scheduling, and communication with the Owner is required to maintain access to the existing hub and keep UPS in full-time operations.The new facility consists of structural steel with precast concrete panels and 128 new dock doors. The interior of the hub also includes offices and meeting rooms for employees.The employee parking sits over approximately 105,000 square feet of underground detention structures.

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Southeastern Freight Lines

D.F. Chase inc. completed a 66 door concrete tilt facility for SEFL in Lexington KY in May of 2017. Project commenced in December of 2016. This was a 20 acre site which includes all the necessary infrastructure to expand and double the size of the building for future growth. This facility is SEFL’s second new facility as they continue to grow into the Kentucky market and is their second most northern new facility outside of Florence KY that was completed just prior to the construction of this facility. SEFL is a longtime client of D.F.Chase and we continue to support and deliver quality and construction to support they ever growing market.

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FedEx Ground

SAAD Development relied once again on D.F. Chase to design-build this new 239,000 square foot facility for end user FedEx Ground. This facility, like others for this same client, had a very tight timeline and this project was no exception with turnover in the Spring of 2017. This project included a very sophisticated gate and barrier system with a stand-a-lone security building including metal detectors and turnstiles to process both employees and visitors.The building is a pre-engineered frame with insulated metal panels on the front façade and standard R panels for the remainder of the warehouse exterior. The interior of this logistics center includes staff offices and many prototypical features specific to FedEx Ground use.

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FedEx Ground

Jones Development called on D.F. Chase to design-build a new 150,000 square foot manual facility for end user FedEx Ground. The facility had a tight timeline to be designed in about 45 days and construction to be ready to hand over the keys to FedEx within 10 months. There is an elaborate automated gate and barrier system with a standalone security building including metal detectors and turnstiles to process both employees and visitors.The building is pre-engineered with insulated metal panel for the offices and standard panels for the warehouse. The interior of this “all the bells and whistles” logistics center includes staff offices including many prototypical features specific to FedEx Ground use.

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Southeastern Freight Lines

D.F. Chase was selected to construct a new logistics facility for Southeastern Freight Lines in Independence, Kentucky. The new facility is located on a 25-acre site and includes a new office, bunk area, appointment warehouse, and cross dock facility. Fuel tank areas with fueling are also included onsite. D.F. Chase performed this project entirely as design-build. The facility has been master-planned to add a future shop and increase the cross dock portion from 72 doors to 125 doors. The design and construction costs are $8,200,000. Southeastern Freight Lines has ventured into the Kentucky market and this is their first ground-up facility in this region.

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SAIA Terminal

This facility is a ground-up design-build project which includes 5,500 square feet of office space, a 46,000 square foot dock with 101 dock doors, and a 13,000 square foot maintenance facility. The construction consists of concrete tilt-wall panels with conventional steel framing which gives the owner a very clean-looking, long-lasting, and durable structure. This project was completed in ten months while enduring the winter conditions of St. Peters, Missouri.

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Old Dominion Freight Line

D.F. Chase was selected to construct a new 39,113 square foot logistics facility for Old Dominion Freight Line in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The project consists of an office, dock office, and dock facility. Several regional systems were installed here to help with the logistics of this area. These include truck block heater systems, snow melt systems for ramps and walkways, along with snow plow systems to help remove the snow from the roofs of trailers prior to deliveries. The project contains 76 doors and the estimated time frame is six months.

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Old Dominion Freight Line

This design-build project for Old Dominion Freight Line in Middletown, New York consists of a new 25,320 square foot office/cross dock facility. The construction includes a new office and a 87-door dock facility. The building is completed of concrete tilt wall construction and structural steel along with over 35,000 square yards of asphalt paving for truck yard and employee parking. The shop building consists of 15,500 square feet of precast concrete and structural steel building. The shop includes ten maintenance bays, two fuel bays, and one wash bay with associated piping. The total duration of the project consisted of eight months. This project is located inside the jurisdiction of the Town of Wallkill and will help Old Dominion Freight Line further service for clients in operations in the New York area. This project was completed as scheduled while enduring the winter conditions of Middletown, New York.

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Jack Daniel’s Distillery

D.F. Chase was selected as the builder of the new Jack Daniel’s Distillery which is now nestled in the hills of Lynchburg, Tennessee just up the hollow from the older historic world-famous distillery location. The new distillery features all of the same processes that have made Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whisky world-renowned, but this new state-of-the-art facility has been described as Goliath in size compared to any other distillery of its kind. Feeding water to this new distillery is the famous cave that sits about six hundred feet below the new distillery that was carefully guarded during construction from any contaminates or structural concerns. The new distillery features hundreds of tanks and miles of process piping systems all used in the process to ferment and make the coveted Tennessee whisky. The new distillery was designed and the first phase set up for expansions of every aspect of the distillery as Jack Daniel’s continues to grow and dominate the bourbon world market. D.F. Chase is proud to be part of Tennessee history being the builder of this unique project and D.F. Chase is proud to have had a part in the making of a product that will ship out all over the world.