Frampton Construction tapped to build US Foods CHEF’STORE in Charleston

Charleston, S.C. – Frampton Construction Company, LLC, a regional full-service construction firm providing planning and design support, preconstruction, construction services, and sustainability services throughout the Carolinas, has been selected to build a US Foods CHEF’STORE in downtown Charleston.
The Charleston location will be Frampton Construction’s third project for US Foods, having completed projects for them in both Tempe, Arizona, and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Construction here begins in November of 2017 and is expected to be complete in June 2018.
The 59,000-square foot store will sit on a nine-acre site with frontage on Meeting Street. The building will be constructed with structural steel and concrete tilt panels and will boast a façade that includes architectural metal wall panels and concrete tilt panels with brick inlay to provide an aesthetically pleasing exterior look. The outdoor portion of the site facing Meeting Street will see exterior improvements, including over 10,000-square feet of pavers and landscaping to meet architectural review requirements. Hoyt & Berenyi and Robert Johnson Architects are the civil engineer and architect on the project.
CHEF’STORE is a one-stop wholesale restaurant food, equipment and supply store featuring an assortment of pantry staples, specialty products and other must-have items for chefs, restaurant owners and other food industry professionals. The Charleston CHEF’STORE will be the fifth of its kind across the nation, joining stores in Tempe, Arizona; Charlotte, North Carolina; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and Columbia, South Carolina.
Frampton Construction is a regional full-service construction firm with financial strength and industry knowledge born of years of experience employing proven procedures. Frampton Construction offers planning and design support, preconstruction, construction services, and sustainability services. The dedicated team of professionals takes pride in building strong relationships with clients while providing the highest quality of service. They deliver executive leadership and personal oversight throughout the building process, while working diligently to exceed the expectations of every client. With offices in Charleston, S.C., and Charlotte, N.C., the company is positioned to manage projects in the Carolinas and beyond. For more information, please visit http://frampton.construction/ or call 843-572-2400.

US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 250,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With nearly 25,000 employees and more than 60 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and generates approximately $23 billion in annual revenue. Visit www.usfoods.com to learn more.