Tyson World Headquarters

Springdale, Arkansas Consisted of three primary buildings:  Discovery Office, Pilot Plant, and Kitchen Building with an overall project cost of $90 millon and 285,000 SF.

  • Tyson Discovery Office – Office Building/Research & Development facility – 4-story plus basement with a gross area of 167,116 SF.  This building was a structural steel frame building with composite floors.
  • Tyson Kitchen Building – Single story plus basement with a gross area of 74,228 SF.  This building featured 28 foot clear under structure with moment frames for lateral support.
  • Tyson Pilot Plant – Single story industrial research and development building with a gross area of 51,000 SF.  This project incorporated precast exterior walls and steel framing interior.  The design met USDA requirements incorporated several blast freezers with under slab frost protection.
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