Bob Moore Construction was the design / build contractor for the Ag-Power retail store / corporate headquarters building, a 65,478 SF steel and concrete building construction project in McKinney, Texas.
The building is blend of pre-engineered steel and traditional concrete construction. The exterior is finished with two different brick facades on the front and sides. The front entrance is covered with a silver canopy roof and large monument signs promote the various brands of equipment sold through the dealership. The windows are topped with metal awnings and a large staircase to the corporate offices is showcased in glass at one end of the building.
The 15,642 SF showroom features a semi-circular millwork reception desk and a large zig-zag desk for the parts department, finished with chrome caps and decorative cambinets. The showroom is finished in multiple shades of gray with brick facade accents on the walls. The floor features a variety of coverings including large area rugs, tiles, carpeting and concrete floor to provide an industrial look throughout the space. Overhead, 8′ x 10′ light clouds hang from a ceiling grid to provide lighting in the sales area and enhance the modern design. A large bay door allows employees to bring large equipment and other products into the sales space. Several sales offices and conference rooms and a customer waiting area line the sales floor.
Additional office space, a customer service window and warehouse shelving is located in the 8,530 SF parts area to support the ordering and sales of thousands of John Deere parts.
The service area provides 28,330 SF of space in 18 work bays with a 29’ clear height. Two-ton jib cranes and a ten-ton bridge crain support equipment servicing. The floor is covered in sealed concrete to provide a durable work surface and a centralized storage cage provides secured storage for the service team’s tools and equipment. Access to the service area is provided through 10 overhead bay doors.
The second floor houses the corporate offices for Ag-Power. The 12,976 SF space includes eight offices, an open modular furniture work bay, conference room, training room and a large employee break facility with full kitchen.
Beside the building is a large single-bay wash rack for cleaning the tractors. The project also included the creation of a large parking lot for customers and equipment displays, with additional parking and driving lanes to the rear of the building for the service bays. In front of the store is a large detention pond with tiered stone retaining walls.