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New Community Rec Center Adaptive Reuse/Expansion
City of Kalona, Kalona, Iowa

Project Overview

Owner City of Kalona, Iowa
Location Kalona, Iowa
Delivery Method Construction Manager Agent
Description New Construction, Remodeling
Gross Floor Area 29,900 SF
Carl A. Nelson & Company was working on a local school project in Kalona when our project leaders approached City of Kalona officials about working on their proposed Community Center project. Shortly thereafter, a contract was signed with the city to serve as Construction Manager.
 
Our first task on the job was to rein in an $8 million design by value engineering the project estimate down to approximately $5 million. Carl A. Nelson & Company bid the project and led the construction, completing it on-time and under budget. The Community Center, built inside the former Kalona High School, includes a cardio fitness area, weight studio, elevated four-lane track, full-size basketball court with two cross courts, two cross-court volleyball courts, locker rooms, dance studio, physical therapy clinic space and remote office of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.
 
This building was recognized with the 2019 All-Star Community Award from the Iowa League of Cities and the 2019 Excellence in Energy Efficient Design Award from the American Institute of Architects.
 

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