[GRAND RAPIDS, MI] -The Michigan Concrete Association recognized the Studio Park Ramp with a 2021 Award of Excellence in the Structural Parking Category.
Concrete Contractor: Kent Companies
Supplier: High Grade Materials
Engineer: Carl Walker, a Division of WGI
Owner: Studio C
The Studio Park Ramp provides parking for the apartments, condos, offices, and movie theater within the Studio Park development. The building design consists of three major phases: the north flat plate, the south garage beam, and the east connector building. The dual cast-in-place structural system provides engineered capability to expand the building up to 16 more stories above the current top floor of the parking structure.
About Kent Companies:
Kent Companies is a 3rd-generation family-owned business with expertise in commercial and industrial construction, mixed-use construction, multi-family housing, tilt-up concrete, post-tensioned cast in place structures and a full range of concrete-related specialties.
Kent Companies is headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan and has operations in Detroit, Michigan; Dallas and Austin, Texas; central Ohio; Charlotte, North Carolina and St. Louis, Missouri. Kent Companies employs over 1,600 concrete construction professionals nationwide, and the organization is ranked as the 10th largest concrete contractor nationwide by ENR Magazine. The Kent Companies team has built a reputation as “Leaders in Concrete.”