St. Louis, Mo., March 23, 2012 –S. M. Wilson & Co. has been selected to construct a new 222,000 square-foot Von Maur store at Perimeter Mall in Atlanta, Georgia. Von Maur will become an anchor at the mall, renovating the space previously occupied by Bloomingdales. When completed, the three level location will be one of the largest Von Maur stores in the country.
The project will include the demolition of the skin, roof and interior of the existing store, fully retrofitting the interior, rebuilding three entrance facades, reconfiguring the store’s center atrium and providing new vertical conveyances to serve all three floors.
S. M. Wilson will provide pre-construction, construction management and general contracting services for the project, which will begin in March 2012 and be scheduled for completion in September 2012. Shive Hattery, Inc. is architect for the project.
This is S. M. Wilson’s third project for Von Maur, Inc. The company has built two new Von Maur department stores in the past three years, including a 124,000 square foot store in Lake St. Louis, Missouri and a 142,952 square foot store in the Atlanta suburb of Alpharetta, Georgia.
S. M. Wilson is a full-service construction management, design/build and general contracting firm with headquarters in St. Louis and Rollins Construction Company, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of S. M. Wilson, in Indianapolis. S. M. Wilson is one of the largest general construction and construction management firms in the St. Louis area. The company posted $305 million in 2011 revenues, and ranks 212th in Engineering News-Record’s 2011 list of Top 400 commercia contractors nationwide. For more information visit www.smwilson.com.
Von Maur is a family-owned department store, founded nearly 140 years ago in Davenport, Iowa. The company has grown to a 27 location chain in 11 states. Plans for 2013 include expansion to Alabama and New York. Von Maur is known for its outstanding customer service experience and amenities, including an interest-free credit card, no-questions-asked return policy, free gift-wrapping and free shipping services.