J.M Wilkerson Construction Co., Inc. was selected as the General Contractor for the renovations of the Wheat Street Towers in Atlanta, GA.
This project is a renovation of an existing 208 unit, 14 story apartment tower located on Auburn Avenue, in the Martin Luther King Jr. historic district of Atlanta. The renovation is targeted for elderly housing. There are no building height modifications and no modifications to the existing structural system.
Interior work included the renovation of the units and common spaces, replacing HVAC equipment, water piping and fixtures, interior finishes, window replacements, electrical wiring and fixtures. Exterior work was limited to window replacement, painting of the existing façade, new roof and adding a trellis to the west façade. Site work was limited to resurfacing the parking areas, providing a new dumpster pad, new fencing, new site furnishings, new generator and landscaping. No grading was required.
This was a HUD project and all the protocols were executed according to HUD.
2019 AGC Build Georgia Awards First Place