Commercial Case Studies

At Scenic Ridge, we make it our priority to build commercial buildings that celebrate our heritage, while still appearing contemporary with sleek designs. We work with our clients to create a building they are proud to own and visit each day.

Scenic Ridge has successfully completed commercial projects including buildings for clients in retail, automotive repair, business offices, community centers and fire halls. As a community-minded company, we are pleased that we have been able to work with many non-profit organizations and churches in helping them realize their dream of a new facility.

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Kline's Services Discuss Your Project

Quick Facts: 9,000 sq. ft. Renovation, 2-story, Salunga PA, Corporate Headquarters. Completed in 2011

Kline’s Services has been “Doing the Job Right” since 1955. They specialize in wastewater management, septic tank cleaning, and sewer and drain cleaning throughout Central Pennsylvania and Northern Maryland. Kline’s came to Scenic Ridge for a cost-effective solution to create new professional office space. We assembled the right team to turn the former truck shop into an outstanding two-story office space. A new elevator and stair tower were installed to access the new second floor.

Musselman Lumber Discuss Your Project

Quick Facts: 15,000 sq. ft., Ephrata PA, Retail. Completed in 2009

When Musselman Lumber was ready for a major transformation of their Ephrata facility, they contacted Scenic Ridge to put the plan into motion. Teaming with architects and engineers, Scenic Ridge built the new 100’ x 150’ x 20’ building to be the new home of their showroom, office space and storage area. Similar to their New Holland location, the main entrance features a village-style front porch with decorative stone.

Garber Metrology Discuss Your Project

Quick Facts: 54,000 sq. ft., Lititz PA, Commercial/Self Storage. Completed in 2010

This second-generation family business continues to grow. In the midst of the economic downturn, Garber came to Scenic Ridge with ideas to create an outstanding workplace for their company and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lancaster County. They wanted to include self-storage space to meet the local need and to help the project’s financial feasibility. Garber chose to team with Scenic Ridge and Tono Architects, and the result was a first-class facility.

Avondale Presbyterian Church Discuss Your Project

Quick Facts: 15,000 sq. ft., Avondale PA, Church. Completed in 2007

The original Avondale Presbyterian Church building is an 1870s era stone and timber building. After eleven years of planning and praying, this vision became reality. This 15,000+ sq. ft. two-story masonry and wood framed addition was designed to complement the existing facility, utilizing the sloped site for a lower-level entrance. The addition consists of lower-level classrooms and a library, with a multi-purpose room and full commercial kitchen in the upper level.

Fountain of Life Christian Academy Discuss Your Project

Quick Facts: 116,000 sq. ft., Philadelphia PA, Academy/Church. Completed in 2007

The Fountain of Life Interplex was designed to be constructed in two phases. The first phase was transforming a former Pathmark grocery store into a 3-story 116,000 sq. ft. multi-tenant building. 52,000 sq. ft. on two floors are occupied by a Christian school for Pre-K through 6th grade, including a full gym/auditorium, cafeteria, chapel, library, computer learning centers, art, music and science labs, and classrooms for 450 students. A full-size commercial kitchen was installed to service both the school and banquet facilities. The second 64,000 sq. ft. phase includes a child daycare, a 650-seat banquet facility, a café-style restaurant, the church’s administrative offices and 18,000 sq ft of rentable tenant space.

Houston Run Self Storage Discuss Your Project

Quick Facts: 56,210 sq. ft., Gap PA, Self Storage. Completed in 2007

This state-of-the-art facility consists of two pre-engineered metal buildings totaling 56,210 sq. ft. located in Gap, PA. The buildings consist of a small maintenance shop, office area and 260 storage units of which 35 units are climate controlled. The buildings are designed to look like barns to blend in with the rural farmland setting.

Brethren Village Discuss Your Project

Quick Facts: 5,400 sq. ft., Lititz PA, Maintenance Building. Completed in 2008

This is a 60’ x 90’ x 16’ pre-engineered maintenance building. The design includes 1,000 sq. ft. of administrative offices, restrooms, and an employee lunch room. The walls are a combination of 4’ high Charcoal Grey split-face block, Parchment metal siding and Charcoal Grey trim. The roof is a 4:12 Charcoal Grey standing-seam roof.

Arbor Place Discuss Your Project

Quick Facts: Not-For-Profit Organization, Lancaster PA. Completed in 2012

Scenic Ridge Construction recently completed the new home for The Mix at Arbor Place, which is a faith-based, non-profit youth center located in the heart of the South East quadrant of Lancaster City. A collaborative effort between Scenic Ridge Construction and Cornerstone Design resulted in the award for the project over seven other design-build teams. The project was challenging in several respects: the new facility had to be constructed on a restricted, oddly shaped lot; construction materials had to be extremely durable to stand up to the rigors of daily use by neighborhood children; an indoor basketball court had to be included; holding down project costs was very important since The Mix operates on donations; and finally, the design had to be approved by the Lancaster Conservation District. Receiving this approval was no easy task. The team had to go before the Conservation Board three times before receiving approval!
The exterior was modified by incorporating brick on the façades that faced North and Locust Streets. The first phase of the project consisted of demolishing the existing 75-year old facility before it fell down of its own accord. The structure was actually an interconnected maze of seven different buildings and additions. The basements of two of the structures and low areas of the site had to be filled in and brought up to grade. After the site was prepared, the footers were dug and poured for the masonry walls of the building. Several months of masonry work were required to construct the exterior and first floor walls of the structure. Scenic Ridge Construction worked with Weaver Masonry to pour the floors of the building as various masonry sections were completed.
The steel structural beams and columns, floor and roof bar joists were installed by Scenic Ridge Construction after the masonry work was almost complete. Several times during the course of the project, Scenic Ridge Construction employees donated their time to work on the building to benefit The Mix at Arbor Place. Some of the subcontractors also donated labor and equipment time to the project. The completed building has exceeded Arbor Place’s expectations. They are extremely pleased with the results of the project and with the performance of Scenic Ridge Construction. Thank you to all who took part in making this project a success!

Bird-In-Hand Farm Supply Discuss Your Project

Quick Facts: 10,000 sq. ft., Bird-In-Hand PA, Farm Supply. Completed in 2008

Bird-In-Hand Farm Supply expanded into this 120’ x 83’ x 20’ pre-engineered metal building to better support the local community’s needs. Insulated wall-lite panels provide lots of natural light. A sound-deadening diesel house was attached to the main building. Gas lights are used when more light is needed.

L.C. Auto Body Discuss Your Project

Quick Facts: Quick Facts: 14,175 sq. ft., Parkesburg, PA, Commercial, Completed in 2011

L.C. Auto Body is a local community business offering 30+ years of experience in quality auto collision and mechanical repairs. L.C. chose to partner with Scenic Ridge to construct their new 14,000+ square foot state-of-the-art facility. The building includes a 105’x135’ single-slope metal building with lots of attention to detail. The building was designed with an inviting customer waiting room and a well-planned repair shop that is equipped with the latest painting systems. The 1200 square foot second floor is used for an office and break room area.