Congratulations to Josh Wilder, Will Wilder, John Vallos, and Dylan Skipper on their promotions!
Donley’s would not be where it is today without team members like Josh, Will, John, and Dylan. Thank you for going above and beyond every day, and congrats on your well-deserved promotion!
Josh has been promoted to Senior Project Manager! Josh began his career in construction in 2009 doing surveying work. In 2016, Josh joined Donley’s Concrete Group as an Estimator and served as an Estimator/Project Manager in a dual capacity. By 2018, Josh had transitioned to a full-time Project Manager.
Notable projects that Josh has worked on include: Searstone Retirement Community, Northwest Water Treatment Plant, Link Apartments® Calyx, Fresenius Kabi Plant Expansion, Seqirus Plant Expansion, Durham Police Headquarters, and JMH Hotel.
Will has been promoted to Project Manager! Will is an East Carolina University graduate, and he joined Donley’s as a Project Engineer in June 2019. By October of 2021, Will was promoted to Project Superintendent.
John has been promoted to Assistant Project Manager! After graduating from The Citadel with a degree in Civil Engineering, John began his career at Donley’s as a Project Engineer in 2021.
John has worked on 40 Line Street and North Charleston Coliseum Suite Renovation.
Dylan has been promoted to Assistant Project Manager! He graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2020 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Following his graduation, he began his career as a full-time Mechanical Engineer. In March 2021, Dylan joined Donley’s as a Project Engineer.
As Donley’s springs into 2022, we wanted to share our recently completed and in-progress projects that are continuing our growth in the South Carolina market.
University of South Carolina Campus Village
Construction Manager: Juneau Construction Company
Donley’s has recently completed its work for Juneau Construction Company at the University of South Carolina Campus Village in Columbia, South Carolina. The Campus Village project is multi-phased development that will offer students a unique living-learning experience and it is the largest project in the university’s history.
Phase I begins with the razing of two mid-century housing structures and two surface parking lots; making way for more than 1,800 beds of student housing, 315,000 square feet of new surface and structured parking, a campus safety office, as well as a new dining facility with over 3,000 seats.
Donley’s scope of work in this phase included the cast-in-place concrete scope for buildings 2, 3, and 4. We completed 61,000 square feet of SOG; 58,000 square feet of heavy podium slabs with drop heads and 1,300 large embeds; 900 linear feet of 14’ foundation and shear walls and placed over 7,100 cubic yards of concrete over 3 separate buildings.
Construction Manager: BL Harbert
Donley’s is currently working with BL Harbert on The Cooper Waterfront Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina. Located on the Charleston peninsula, The Cooper Hotel will be a six-story, 225-key, 288,000-square-foot hotel featuring a ballroom, conference space, service kitchen, a restaurant, 12,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space on Concord Street, rooftop lounge, elevated pool, and sea-wall, plus views of the harbor and downtown skyline. For decades, the site was the location of the State Ports Authority headquarters.
Donley’s scope of work on The Cooper includes the use of 14,000 cubic yards of concrete, 18” structural slab on grade, 3 levels of post-tensioned concrete frame, and 4 levels of slab on metal deck. In addition, full-height cast-in-place cores for stairs and elevators.
Click here to view a 360° drone video of the project.
LC Line Street
Construction Manager: Lifestyle Communities
Donley’s is currently working with Lifestyle Communities on developing LC Line Street, a new apartment community, in downtown Charleston. LC Line Street is a multi-phased development with the goal to complement the upper peninsula’s architectural character and cultural feel by highlighting both the original use of the land and current structures as well as the way the future community will build on that history.
Donley’s is working on Phase I of the development. The first phase will include 293 apartment units and 22,000 square feet of community space, including a restaurant with a “community-inspired” menu that will be open to the public, a gym, a coffee shop, and a pool.
Donley’s is providing the structural concrete structure for the project which consists of nine stories of apartments and community space wrapped around seven stories of parking structure. The structure goes two stories below the existing grade which is 3’ below sea level.
Click here to view a drone video of the project.
As Donley’s celebrates its 80th year of providing concrete services, we wanted to share a few of our current and recent projects marking the growth of our South Carolina office. Four of the tower cranes in downtown Charleston are on projects where Donley’s is the concrete contractor, with a fifth being erected in Summer 2021. Exciting times for the South Carolina team!
Construction Manager: CF Evans
Donley’s is working for CF Evans on this new mixed-use project. Our work on the Morrison Yard development includes a cast-in-place frame for the ten-story apartment building and a two-story podium deck with a total of 17,755 cubic yards of concrete. This mixed-use project includes a market, restaurant space, offices, and a coffee shop.
Click here to learn more about Morrison Yard.
Take a 360-degree tour of the site here.
Construction Manager: BL Harbert
We are currently working with BL Harbert on The Cooper Waterfront Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina. Located on the Charleston peninsula, The Cooper Hotel will be a six-story, 225-key, 288,000-square-foot hotel featuring a ballroom, conference space, service kitchen, a restaurant, 12,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space on Concord Street, rooftop lounge, elevated pool, and sea-wall, plus views of the harbor and downtown skyline. For decades, the site was the location of the State Ports Authority headquarters.
Click here to learn more about The Cooper.
North Charleston Coliseum
Design Build: M.B. Kahn
We recently served as part of MB Kahn’s Design-Build team for the new North Charleston Coliseum Parking Deck. The new deck can accommodate 2,000 vehicles and provides additional parking for the North Charleston Coliseum, Performing Arts Center and Convention Center Complex. Our work in the 664,000 square foot structure resulted in 23,500 cubic yards of concrete and three elevated levels.
- 168,000 square feet of slab-on-grade
- 3 elevated levels using Donley’s Garage Beam System
- 495,000 total square feet of elevated slab
Click here to learn more about the North Charleston Coliseum Parking Deck.
Additional Current and Recently Completed Projects
40 Line Street
Developer/Construction Manager: Lifestyle Communities
Still Hopes Independent Living Phase 2
Construction Manager: CF Evans Construction
International African American Museum
Construction Manager: Turner Brownstone
Wild Dunes Resort Hotel
Construction Manager: BL Harbert
Isle of Palms
See our entire portfolio here.