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Frampton Construction brings Charleston office building to completion

Charleston, S.C. — Frampton Construction Company, LLC, a full-service construction firm providing planning and design support, preconstruction, and construction services, has completed work on The Quin, a five-story office building in Charleston, S.C. White Point is the developer behind the project, and JLL is handling the leasing of the building.

The 110,000-square-foot Class A office building sits on a four-acre site that also houses a four-story, 125,748-square-foot parking deck with approximately 300 spaces. Located at Meeting Street and Algonquin Road in Charleston’s upper peninsula, the Quin is the first phase of a larger, 10+ acre mixed-use development.

Jay Levell, co-founder of White Point, commented, “The Frampton team did a fantastic job with building the Quin for us. Together with McMillan Pazdan Smith, Hoyt & Berenyi, and JLL, Frampton’s first-class effort is evident with not just the office itself, but also with the very cool amenity area outside the office. And now with the official opening of the doors to tenants, we are excited to have Interior Elements be the first to join the Quin roster and look forward to further announcements in the next several weeks.”

Designed by McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture, the building is constructed of structural steel with exterior finishes of glass, brick, stucco, metal panels, and canopies. The parking deck was constructed of pre-cast concrete and features mesh paneling on the two visible sides.

The building’s ground floor includes retail space, shower facilities, and offices. The remaining four floors each house 22,000-square-feet of office space. Additionally, a bike repair center sits at the base of the parking deck, and a public courtyard amenity area featuring a ping pong table, putting green, outdoor seating, and extensive landscaping, sits between the office building and parking deck.

“The building was designed with consideration for the industrial environment of Upper Meeting Street. It took into account the proximity of the site to the water and how the form of the metal panels could reflect the imagery of the sails of ships on the horizon,” said Chi Moreno, associate project designer for McMillan Pazdan Smith.

Other partners on the project included Hoyt & Berenyi, civil engineers, RMF Engineering, MEP engineers, and WGPM, Inc., structural engineers.

White Point is a private real estate investment and development firm specializing in the acquisition and development of office, retail, mixed-use and multifamily properties throughout the southeastern U.S. White Point utilizes local market knowledge, an extensive network and entrepreneurial approach to pinpoint unique investment opportunities in leading 18-hour cities of this region. Since 2014, the team has developed and invested in over $700 million of real estate assets. For more information on White Point, visit www.whitepointpartners.com

McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture is a studio-basedarchitecture, planning, and interior design firm. Practicing since 1955, the firm currently has offices throughout the Southeast. MPS was recognized by Engineering News-Record (ENR) as the “Southeast Design Firm of the Year” in 2019.  

Frampton Construction is a full-service construction firm offering planning and design support, preconstruction, and construction 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 (Charleston) or 704-900-0511 (Charlotte).



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