Lancaster Parking Authority

The remaining piece of the revitalization of the Ewell Plaza located in the heart of downtown Lancaster will feature a nine-story structure (two stories for commercial and seven for parking). The urban site requires a high level of coordination, communication and strategy regarding pedestrians, vehicular traffic and adjacent businesses. Once approved by the city, our […]

LancasterHistory.org

Taking on a historic preservation project and restoring a beloved local property like the James Buchanan Wheatland house is an honor for Benchmark Construction. Preserving the home’s roof and structural features was also a huge responsibility and, like all preservation projects, came with challenges. Our team spent four months restoring Wheatland’s roof structure, chimneys, and […]

Lancaster Public Library

Benchmark was contracted to oversee the construction of a new 43,000-square-foot space for Lancaster Public Library, which was looking to move to a more convenient and centralized location. The move allows the library to expand its offerings and serve as a meeting space for businesses and government departments. The building would be a first-of-its-kind, precast […]

Decades

Benchmark completed the construction to convert the historic Stahr Armory with its attached gymnasium into Lancaster’s first “barcade.” Several historical aspects of the original building were maintained as part of the design including the vaulted ceiling in the former gymnasium and the glazed tile in both the armory and the gym. The space includes a […]

Windward Engineering

Before Benchmark renovated this vacant, outdated space, Windward Engineering & Consultants (previously Brinjac Engineering) had their corporate headquarters located in downtown Harrisburg. Renovating this almost 6,500 SF space allows the Windward Lighting Studio to display a variety of lighting options for their clients both integrally throughout the space and within a lighting lab built specifically […]

Springwood Hospitality

The SpringHill Suites is a new hotel located in Camp Hill, PA. The five-story, 72,422 SF hotel features 124 guest rooms and provides guests with a full range of amenities including a lounge, personal fitness center, complimentary hot breakfast, outdoor patio, and it is pet friendly.

Springwood Hospitality

The Home2 Suites by Hilton is a new hotel located in Ephrata, PA. The four-story, 62,785 SF hotel features 107 guest rooms and provides guests with a full range of amenities including an indoor swimming pool, personal fitness center, complimentary hot breakfast, and it is pet friendly. Before construction could get underway, the project building […]

Donegal Mutual Insurance

The East Wing II addition enhances Donegal Mutual Insurance’s ability to continue to provide support and services to their clients through increased office space on two floors and a cutting-edge Call Center on the ground floor. In keeping with the overall feel of the campus, the brick exterior façade and slate roof of the addition […]

Charles F. Snyder

Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory constructed a new, single-story, 12,770 SF facility on 3 acres to expand its offerings to those south of the City of Lancaster. The funeral home features a variety of amenities including: Oversized porte-cohére Modern lobby and reception area Large chapel and small private chapel Outdoor gathering terrace Arrangement […]

Rhoads Energy

Benchmark worked with Rhoads Energy to convert an old manufacturing facility to house the company’s corporate headquarters and training facility.The project was a great example of urban adaptive reuse of a historical building and is in a Keystone Opportunity Zone in Lancaster City. The 20,000 SF project included the renovation of an existing masonry building […]