Valspar Applied Science & Technology (VAST) Center

Historic building is renovated to complete lab campus

  • Owner:
    The Valspar Corporation
  • Location:
    Minneapolis, MN
  • Size:
    87,000 sq ft
  • Approach:
    Design/Assist
  • Scope:
    HVAC, Plumbing, Piping, Process Piping

Harris Mechanical is finishing construction on the first phase of the Valspar Applied Science and Technology (VAST) Center project.  This project includes demolition of existing mechanical and plumbing, infrastructure upgrades to support both first and second phases, and full plumbing and HVAC of the lower half of the building.  Both phases will overhaul this historic 100+ year old building and allow for another century of service.  The renovated building will be a combination of corporate offices and high and medium intensity labs with additional flexibility to keep pace with the ever-changing industry.