Commercial Project

Muscatine Hershey Building

Design Build

  • Location: Muscatine, IA
  • Duration: Multi-Month 
  • Market: Multi-Family
  • Contract Type: Design Build
  • Owner: Bush Development
  • General Contractor: Bush Construction
  • Architect: Bush Construction
  • Mechanical Engineer: Ryan & Associates

The remodel of the existing five-story Muscatine Hershey Building began a visionary transformation from classic to a contemporary, mixed-use commercial and residential space. 

Spearheaded by Ryan & Associates, the project included a sophisticated design phase followed by installing a HVAC and plumbing system. The end result merges commercial vitality with residential comfort, featuring 24 contemporary apartment units nestled in a historically charming structure.

Project Highlights

Mixed-Use Space Design:

  • This project exemplifies modern mixed-use facility design, combining commercial spaces with 24 residential units. The design revitalized the building’s utility and enhanced the local urban landscape.

Sophisticated HVAC Installation:

  • A key aspect of the remodel was installing a state-of-the-art HVAC system, crucial for ensuring a comfortable and energy-efficient environment for both commercial and residential occupants.

Modern Plumbing System:

  • The plumbing system, meeting contemporary standards, ensured reliable water supply and sanitation services, enhancing the functionality of the commercial spaces.

Preserving Architectural Integrity:

  • While integrating modern amenities, the remodel carefully preserved the architectural integrity of the historic Muscatine Hershey Building, blending past elegance with present-day functionality.

Collaborative Effort:

  • The project required collaboration among architects, engineers, and construction professionals to ensure each phase was perfectly executed.

Safety and Compliance:

  • Strict adherence to safety protocols and local building codes ensured a safe environment for the occupants and businesses.

Quality Assurance:

  • We ensured that all installations and construction met the highest standards of workmanship.

Timely Project Execution:

  • Despite the extensive scope and respect for historical architecture, the project adhered to a strict timeline, demonstrating project management expertise.

Community Engagement:

  • The transformation of the Muscatine Hershey Building into a mixed-use facility symbolizes positive urban development, engaging the community and creating new opportunities for growth.
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