Research/Development

Shelco has constructed a variety of research and development and laboratory facilities for both the healthcare and high-technology markets. Shelco understands the unique construction requirements for these specialty facilities and pays close attention to the details during all phases of preconstruction and construction.

Targacept
Targacept Lobby

Targacept

Winston-Salem, NC

40,000 SF Research Lab Upfit

Targacept Lobby
Targacept Glass Piping Interior
Targacept Laboratory
Targacept Fume Hoods
  • Cold room facilities
  • Hazardous waste and solvents storage
  • Tissue and drug preparation
  • Process and analysis area for research
  • Varian Unity NMR including Superconducting and Spectrometer System
  • Reverse osmosis
  • Acid exhaust
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM)
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) Lab

Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM)

Winston-Salem, NC

5,800 SF Research Laboratory

Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) Lab
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) Lab
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) Lab
  • Cold room facilities and cryogenic storage
  • Tissue preparation and cultivation
  • Process analysis and quality control
  • Public viewing corridor
  • Part of the Armed Forces Institute for Regenerative Medicine or AFIRM led by Dr. Anthony Atala of Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Wake Forest Innovation Quarter (formerly Piedmont Triad Research Park)
Wake Forest Innovation Quarter (formerly Piedmont Triad Research Park) Exterior

Wake Forest Innovation Quarter (formerly Piedmont Triad Research Park)

Winston-Salem, NC

174,500 SF Biotechnology Research Facility 453 Space Parking Deck

Wake Forest Innovation Quarter (formerly Piedmont Triad Research Park) Exterior
Wake Forest Innovation Quarter (formerly Piedmont Triad Research Park) Exterior
Wake Forest Innovation Quarter (formerly Piedmont Triad Research Park) Exterior
  • 2,000 SF attached imaging center
  • 11,000 SF remote boiler/chiller power plant
  • 453 space parking deck
  • Supports 70% laboratory space for biotechnology research with the balance of the space to include a data center, offices and support areas
  • Downtown Winston-Salem location in Innovation Quarter
RF Nitro
RF Nitro Clean Room Interior

RF Nitro

Charlotte, NC

Research Laboratory

RF Nitro Clean Room Interior
RF Nitro Clean Room Interior
RF Nitro Systems Room
  • Anti-static dissipative flooring in clean rooms
  • Yellow areas for photolithography
  • Incipient (dry) fire protection system
  • Temperature and humidity controls
  • Redundant core mechanical systems
  • Process chilled water system
  • Houses multiple clean rooms (Class 100 through 100,000)
Rockwood Lithium Corporate Headquarters & Research Facility
Rockwood Lithium Corporate Headquarters & Research Facility Lab

Rockwood Lithium Corporate Headquarters & Research Facility

Kings Mountain, NC

55,000 SF Corporate Headquarters

Rockwood Lithium Corporate Headquarters & Research Facility Lab
Rockwood Lithium Corporate Headquarters & Research Facility Lab
Rockwood Lithium Corporate Headquarters & Research Facility Lab
  • 55,000 SF Corporate Headquarters and Research Facility
  • LEED Design Principals
  • The project utilized BIM modeling to coordinate the significant amount of above ceiling MEP components in the lab
  • Liquid nitrogen, methane gas, hydrogen gas, helium gas and de-ionized water piping
  • Acid waste neutralization system
  • Twenty-four (24) fume hoods
  • Polypropylene and metal laboratory cabinets
  • Photo Voltaic powered vehicle charging stations
Sealed Air Corporate Headquarters
Sealed Air Corporate Headquarters Rendering

Sealed Air Corporate Headquarters

Charlotte, NC

221,000 SF Class “A” Corporate Headquarters

Sealed Air Corporate Headquarters Rendering
Sealed Air Corporate Headquarters Rendering
  • LEED Gold Goal Office
  • LEED Gold Goal Research & Development Lab
  • 173,000 SF research and development lab
  • Two (2) parking decks totaling 1,296 parking spaces
  • 32 acre site

“By far Shelco has provided the most successful experience with the CM at Risk delivery method to ASU by virtue of their dedication and straight forward dealings with us. I would retain this firm as my first choice on any future CM at Risk project and cannot recommend them highly enough for your committee consideration.”

—Clyde D. Robbins, PhD

Director Design & Construction (Retired)
Appalachian State University