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Commercial

Argos USA has a strong track record of quality and innovation across the spectrum of concrete projects including residential, commercial, highways and bridges, and public works. Browse through a few samples from our portfolio:

Margate Tower Luxury Condominiums

Project Type: Commercial

Location: Myrtle Beach, SC

Cubic Yards: 66,000

Date: Fall 2002 – Spring 2004


For this 29-story beachfront tower, consistent concrete quality was essential. The contractor specified that all concrete was to be batched to exact specifications at the plant and no water added on site. All 66,000 cubic yards were poured with zero failures – not even marginal breaks. We now offer this premium service on other high-spec projects.

Main Place LEED Office Building

Project Type: Commercial, Sustainable

Location: Houston, TX

Cubic Yards: 90,000

Date: 2010

This signature 46-story office tower located in downtown Houston is slated to receive LEED-CS Platinum Pre-certification. Using lightweight aggregates to meet environmental specifications, we pumped them 43 stories – the highest that this product has ever been pumped.

Crawford Poured-In-Place Wall Project in Denver, NC

Project Type: Commercial–Office/Manufacturing Bldg.

Location: Denver, NC

Customer: DenverConstruction Company

Cubic Yards: 2,000

Date: 2007

Children's Medical Center of Dallas – Tower 3A

Project Type: Commercial

Location: Dallas, TX

Contractor: Balfour Beatty Construction

Cubic Yards: 15,000

Date: 2006

This $44.5 million, 14-story bed tower and research facility, required a precise color match between new columns and existing walls.

Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas – Harmon Tower

Project type: Commercial

Location: Dallas, TX

Contractor: Austin Commercial

Cubic Yards: 25,000

Date: 2007

Construction of this 454,000-square foot in-patient bed tower required close coordination to avoid disrupting the operation of the hospital.

Saginaw High School

Project Type: Commercial

Location: Saginaw, TX

Contractor: Charter Builders

Subcontractor: GC & DRM Concrete

Cubic Yards: 35,000

Date: 2010

We successfully met a challenging pour schedule to complete this $129 mil 462,000 sq. ft. high school, 7,500-seat stadium and 129,000-sq. ft. career and tech center.

Texas Children's Maternity Center

Project Type: Commercial

Location: Houston Texas, Medical Center

Cubic Yards: 120,000 (25,000 for foundation)

Date: 2010 – 2011

The foundation or matt was poured on three different occasions with a total yardage for the foundation of 25,000 cubic yards.

University of Texas at Arlington – College Park

Project Type: Commercial

Location: Arlington, TX

Contractor: Austin Commercial

Cubic Yards: 20,000

Date: 2010

904,000 square feet, 259 dorm rooms, 78 apartment rooms, 1,800 parking spaces

University of Texas at Dallas

Project Type: Commercial

Location: Dallas, TX

Contractor: Austin

Commercial/Subcontractor: GC & CSA Concrete

Cubic Yards: 8,000

Date: 2010

148,000-square-foot Student Living and Learning Dormitory

North Hills Mall

Project Type: Commercial

Location: Raleigh, NC

Cubic Yards: 100,000

Date: 2004

Dell Manufacturing Facility

Project Type: Commercial

Location: Kernersville, NC

Cubic Yards: 21,605

Date: July 2005

This fast-paced project required most pours to take place at night. Largest single pour was 1,700 cubic yards.

Tilghman Beach Resort

Project Type: Commercial

Location: North Myrtle Beach, SC

Cubic Yards: 18,000

Date: 2007

UNC at Chapel Hill Bell Tower Development

Project Type: Commercial, Sustainable

Location: Chapel Hill, NC

Cubic Yards: 21,408

Date: To be Completed in 2012

For colored concrete walls, we developed a custom color that met specifications to adapt to nine different concrete mix designs. A mix of 50% Portland cement and 50% slag cement optimized concrete performance and sustainability. The use of integrally colored concrete walls helped the building achieve LEED Silver status.

Mansfield High School

Project Type: Commercial

Location: Mansfield, TX

Cubic Yards: 2,937

Date: 2010

Conroe ISD Sports Complex

Project Type: Commercial

Location: Houston, TX

Cubic Yards: 18,000

Date: 2007

This project required numerous large pours of over 800 yards in a day.

University of Phoenix

Project Type: Commercial

Location: Houston, TX

Cubic Yards: 5,800

Date: 2008

Grangerland Junior High School

Project Type: Commercial

Location: Houston, TX

Cubic Yards: 12,000

Date: 2006

R. Kernersville Medical Center

Project Type: Commercial

Location: Kernersville, NC

Cubic Yards: 11,300

Date: November 2010

The concrete mix was made to be fast-paced.

S. Raleigh Convention Center

Project Type: Commercial

Location: Raleigh, NC

Cubic Yards: 35,000

Date: November 2007

The concrete structure consisted of mainly 4000-psi. An aggressive and time-sensitive schedule required the design of a concrete mix to achieve high-early strengths and early-form removal.