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Cadence McShane Completes Expansion and Renovation at Mitchell Elementary School in Dallas, Texas

October 7, 2013

Will Hodges, President of Cadence McShane Construction Company, is pleased to announce that the firm has completed the 95,505 square foot renovation and expansion assignment at Mitchell Elementary School on behalf of Plano Independent School District (Plano ISD). The Mitchell Elementary School campus is located at 4223 Briargrove Lane in Dallas, Texas and currently serves nearly 700 students.

The redevelopment program recently completed by Cadence McShane included 34,376 square feet of new construction added to the original school structure and the upgrade and renovation of 61,256 square feet of existing space.  Mitchell Elementary School’s new addition is comprised of 42 classrooms, a gymnasium, cafeteria, kitchen and library.  In accordance with Plano ISD’s continued commitment to energy efficiency, a new geothermal HVAC system was installed in the elementary school and serves as the school district’s first educational facility utilizing a geothermal system.  Cadence McShane also completed additional sitework and parking areas to support the school’s expansion.    

“Cadence McShane’s extensive experience in providing construction services for Plano ISD allowed our team to meet the budget and timeframe for the new construction and renovation conducted at Mitchell Elementary School,” remarks Hodges.  “Our firm’s seasoned professionals and exemplary safety practices allowed the construction work to continue throughout the school year while students, faculty and guests were present on the site, facilitating a rapid completion to this sizable educational assignment.” 

SHW Group served as the project architect for this new construction and renovation assignment.