O’Leary & Anick was looking to relocate their office for a larger and updated space that would better accommodate their growing staff numbers.
7954 Harwood Avenue
From Abandoned Building to Bustling Business Space | Wauwatosa, WI
This newly renovated 9,000 square foot, multi-tenant building sits on a busy corner in the Village of Wauwatosa. Tenants include a spin studio, 9Round kick boxing studio, Stone Creek Coffee café, and a veterinary hospital.
GROTH Design Group completed both the base building renovation as well as tenant build-outs for three of the spaces. Located in a thriving neighborhood, the goal of the project was to convert an abandoned building back to being a beautiful asset for the community.
The project began with stripping the building back to its bones, adding strategic accents such as overhangs, garden walls, a small tower element and a three season enclosed patio.
Challenges included a very tight site with significant grade changes and unique circulation issues. Additionally, given the split-level nature of this building, careful attention to egress routes and occupant loads was required.
Johnson Controls sought to update and relocate six of their existing labs together to allow potential and current customers an opportunity to tour, view and better understand their Lab processes.
The new 1,500 square-foot space boasts an open floor plan, offering a large conference room and event space to host sizable client groups.