Korte to Begin $42 Million Design-Build Construction For USPS in Houston

The Korte Company has been selected by the U.S. Postal Service to design-build a $42 million facility in Houston, Texas. The renovation (713,000 square feet) and expansion (319,000 square feet) will consist of remodel and addition of office spaces, workroom floors, dock areas, business mail entry area, site development and parking areas.

The Processing and Distribution Center (P&DC), located at 4600 Aldine Bender Road in Houston, is the 42nd project USPS has selected Korte to complete.

The expansion to the existing building will add load bearing site-cast tilt-up concrete exterior wall panels. These design enhancements will provide a more open floor plan, and will also provide an additional layer of flexibility to accommodate future needs.

The Korte Company, founded in 1958, specializes in design-build, construction management and construction services, and is headquartered in St. Louis, Mo., with offices in Highland, Ill., and Las Vegas, Nev. The company manages, on average, an excess of $330 million in annual construction volume.

A fully integrated design-build general contractor with in-house design, estimating, project management and construction services, The Korte Company’s project expertise includes buildings for federal, state and local government agencies as well as the design and construction of healthcare facilities, medical office buildings, warehouse/distribution centers, religious facilities, commercial buildings, schools, recreation centers and office complexes.