Adaptive Reuse

Artist Lofts

Artist Lofts is an adaptive reuse project of the five-story historic Mirro Plant 3 Building in Manitowoc. Originally a manufacturing space for aluminum boats, the building was well-maintained and its open-concept layout, which featured very few interior walls, made it ideal for renovation from an industrial manufacturing facility to an apartment building. The renovation work involved Catalyst and its contractors restoring the exposed brick, metal beams and duct work as well as the wood ceilings and floors in areas where appropriate. The completed 40-unit affordable housing project features loft-style 2- and 3-bedroom apartments and extraordinary community spaces including an [...]

By |July 17th, 2021|

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Midtown Clinic

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin selected Catalyst Construction for construction of its planned Midtown primary care clinic in Milwaukee. Rather than conduct a ground-up building project, the Catalyst team instead found a 20,000 square-foot building, formerly an office supply store, and converted it into a much needed multifunctional medical care facility. The clinic provides pediatric and adolescent primary care, behavioral medicine, and dental care all in an engaging new space that features state-of-the-art medical technology, amenities that cater specifically to pediatric patients and their families, and a spacious parking lot. Buildout of the facility’s dental surgical suite required substantial coordination [...]

By |July 16th, 2021|

The Ridge Community Church

Catalyst Construction renovated an existing commercial building into worship space, child care area, and church offices. Catalyst was awarded the Ridge Community Church project based on the results of an expansive interview process in combination with Catalyst’s industry reputation. The Ridge was initially planned as a ground-up project at a site in Greenfield, Wisconsin that Ridge was about to come under contract to purchase. However, after due diligence during the land survey, it was determined that the soil was not ideal for building. Catalyst advised Ridge leadership against building at the site as they felt it “wouldn’t be the [...]

By |May 31st, 2013|
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