Building’s Renovation Provides New Home For McCormick
Systems was growing. The old Odd Fellows’ Hall in nearby Chandler, AZ, sat
abandoned – an eyesore in the heart of the downtown area. As it turns out,
this was a marriage made in Heaven!
in 1928 by the Odd Fellows, the building included a first-floor armory, with
meeting rooms upstairs. “It had been abandoned for about a decade, and we knew
there would be challenges, starting right with the demolition,” says Jack
McCormick, the company CEO.
got it completely demo’d, down to the bare inside walls. We jacked up and
rebuilt the roof, which was sagging about one and one-half feet in the
more, the new McCormick Systems home – the first building it has owned in its
22-year history – features some nice touches, including:
match the original exterior look; and
was removed from interior walls, letting the original brick show through.
Today, 25 McCormick Systems employees work in the new building, with additional accommodations for as many as 10 additional staff members.
owned, McCormick Systems (www.mccormicksys.com) provides high-productivity
software for contractors to use in producing consistent, profitable estimates
for electrical and voice-data-video work.