Colfax, N.C.: UMA Geotechnical Construction, a geotechnical contractor serving the Mid-Atlantic Region, has announced that construction will soon be underway on its new headquarters in Colfax, North Carolina. The company acquired the 15.5-acre parcel at 8051 National Service Road in December 2020 and is currently engaged in the design process.
“UMA is growing rapidly, and we’re expanding our team and equipment fleet to manage our increasing workload,” says President Brian DeSpain. “This new and improved facility will allow us to accommodate that expansion for years to come.”
The new 24,000-square-foot building is substantially larger than its existing headquarters. The new building can accommodate four times the quantity of offices and twice as much shop space. The parcel will also contain enough unused land for secondary specialty shops to be constructed.
UMA’s new headquarters will also offer some features that were not included in the existing building including a dedicated paint room, parts storage areas, multiple conference rooms, and dedicated offices and locations for employees.
UMA is targeting a building completion date of June 2022, barring any unforeseen issues with the municipal approvals process. The contractor plans to occupy the new headquarters in September 2022.
An industry leader in the development and refinement of innovative polymer grouting techniques, UMA Geotechnical Construction, Inc. creates specialized solutions to assist clients with ground engineering needs that save money and minimize downtime. As one of the first to use lightweight structural polymers to improve subsurface soils at depths greater than 40 feet, UMA is uniquely equipped to deliver safe, predictable, and effective results. The team includes industry experts in structural support, earth retention, and soil stabilization with decades of experience, and is dedicated to ongoing advancement in the field.