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Florida International University’s Parking Garage Five Market Station is an exciting new development on the Main Campus. This seven-level structure offers a 732,000-square-foot garage with over 2,000 spaces, 30,000 square feet of retail and classroom space, and a 12,500-square-foot university police department complex. This project is designed to be both a major campus entrance and a social hub for the university community, providing students with a place to eat, socialize, and shop.
The use of precast for cost efficiency, speed of construction, and to minimize the disruption of the surrounding active campus was a key element of the project. Precast columns, spandrels, double tees, beams, wall panels, eyebrows, and architectural cladding are all incorporated into the design. The centerpiece of the building is a large rotunda, designed to be an aesthetically-pleasing, multi-functional space.
The Parking Garage Five Market Station is an innovative and modern project, designed to provide the Florida International University community with an accessible and welcoming place to enjoy. The retail component is designed with flexibility in mind, allowing for creative business modeling and marketability.
This project is sure to become a landmark for the university and a vibrant social space for years to come.
The precast components of this construction project bring a range of benefits to the table, from strength and durability to aesthetic appeal. With precast columns, spandrels, double tees, beams, wall panels, eyebrows, and architectural cladding, this 732,000 square foot project with over 2,000 parking spaces, 30,000 square feet of retail and classroom space, and a 12,500-square-foot university police department complex provides a strong and secure foundation, as well as a variety of finishes to suit any aesthetic.
Precast construction offers superior strength and durability, as well as improved efficiency, cost savings, and faster completion times. With the use of precast components, this construction project is sure to stand the test of time and provide a reliable and attractive structure for years to come.
Coreslab Structures is a leading global manufacturer and distributor of precast concrete products. Since 1975, we have been a premier producer of precast/prestressed concrete products, supplying top–of–the–line structural, architectural, and hollow core solutions to clients across Canada and the United States.
Our extensive network of precast/prestressed concrete facilities, combined with our commitment to excellence and technical expertise, has helped us become a leader in construction innovation and sustainable practices.