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The Trane Company Moves In To 50,000 SF Fort Worth Facility

General Contractor Bob Moore Construction Completes Warehouse, Office and Parts Center Suite for Trane and Mercantile Partners

Exterior photo of The Trane Company warehouse, parts center and office space in Fort Worth, Texas

ARLINGTON, TEXAS - March 23, 2004 - The Trane Company has relocated to a newly finished 50,000 SF space in Fort Worth's Mercantile Center. This space is located in a 120,000 SF distribution/office facility, built for property owner Mercantile Partners by Bob Moore Construction.

The Trane Company will use this location as a parts and shipping warehouse, with facilities for offices and on-site training. The Trane facility is beautifully finished in a modern design, which includes the Trane corporate color scheme. The warehouse area provides an interior fenced storage area as well as a four door loading dock. Between the office and warehouse areas is a large parts center.

"The facility is beautiful, everything we hoped it would be," said Terry Stevens, Vice President of Business Strategy for the Trane Company. "The customer training center is state-of-the-art, and that's important because we have a huge training program in Dallas/Fort Worth. Our new facility will work as a stand-alone center after hours, or a training area as part of our normal operations during the day. The Parts Center is laid out to be very customer-friendly and the finish-out is beautiful. We certainly believe the new location will help us grow our business in the future."

The interior finish-out construction started on December 29, 2003 and was completed on February 27, 2004. Bob Moore Construction worked with Hardy McCullah/MLM Architects on the shell structure and exterior modification, and Page Southerland Page on the interior finish-out, to complete this project on time for the Trane Company and Mercantile Partners. Cushman & Wakefield was Trane's representative and Bob Moore Construction worked closely with them on Trane requirements.

"With a critical move-in date for the Trane leased space, we chose Bob Moore Construction to handle the construction based upon their past record of successful projects with us," said Barbara Fife, Vice President-Development for Mercantile Partners. "During the past 15 years, Bob Moore Construction has completed 17 shell buildings and numerous large interior finish-out projects in Mercantile Center. They completed the Trane space in budget and on time, allowing Trane to move into their new home as planned. Bob Moore Construction believes in building it right the first time and establishes that same benchmark standard for their subcontractors. Their professionalism, expertise, ethics and team approach on a project makes the journey a more pleasant experience and helps ensure success for others associated with the job."

"We have an excellent, long-standing relationship with Mercantile Partners," said Phillip Bell, President of Bob Moore Construction, Inc. "We were pleased to have the opportunity to work with them once again on this project, particularly for a prestigious client like the Trane Company. The project schedule was aggressive, but we worked closely with Hardy McCullah/MLM Architects, Page Southerland Page, Cushman & Wakefield, and our subcontractors to get it completed in time for the Trane Company to move in when they needed to. Most importantly, we're excited with the finished product; we believe the suite will provide an excellent home for Trane for many years to come."

Bob Moore Construction currently has other projects totaling about 375,000SF currently under construction in Mercantile Center. Space is still available at the Mercantile Center; Brian Randolph of Mercantile Partners is handling the leasing for this property.

The Trane Company's new facility has an advanced learning center
The Trane Company's new facility has an advanced learning center.

The parts store provides customers with a one-stop place to purchase parts and supplies for their Trane environmental systems equipment
The parts store provides customers with a one-stop place to purchase parts and supplies for their Trane environmental systems equipment.


About Bob Moore Construction

Now Celebrating 70 years of construction excellence in Texas and around the United States!

A recipient of the QUOIN / AGC General Contractor of the Year Award, the TEXO / AGC Summit Award for Construction Excellence and the Texas Building Branch-AGC Outstanding Construction Award, Bob Moore Construction has been one of the most respected commercial construction companies in Texas since 1946. An industry leader in tilt-up construction, the company was the first general contractor in the United States to be formally certified as a TCA Certified Company by the Tilt-up Concrete Association (TCA). Bob Moore Construction was also one of the first general contractors in North Texas to be accepted into the OSHA Local Partnership program in recognition of its superior safety program. The company's portfolio includes a wide range of commercial buildings, from warehouses and distribution centers to office buildings and retail stores. Whether it is providing general contractor, design / build or construction management services, Bob Moore Construction's goal remains the same: to deliver quality construction projects on time and in budget. Bob Moore Construction is a member of TEXO / Associated General Contractors of America, American Concrete Institute and a sustaining member of the TCA.

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