Jeld-Wen headquarters on track for late 2017 delivery


New Forum Inc. has begun raising concrete panels for the future home of Jeld-Wen in Ayrsley.

The 120,000-square-foot building, One Silver Crescent, is being developed with tilt-up construction, in which a building's walls are poured on-site in large slabs of concrete — or "tilt-up panels" — then raised into position. A spokesman for New Forum says the Jeld-Wen building is one of the largest tilt-up construction projects in the Southeast, with 66-foot height walls.

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