About Pipefitters Association Local 537 New Training and Office Facility
Approved new headquarters and training facility for the Pipefitters Association Local Union 537. The four-story, 70,000-square-foot building will feature a pipefitting training facility, office space, educational classrooms, and assembly space with capacity for up to 500 people. 117 parking spaces will be built on site.
The building's ground floor will be enhanced with lighting and new public art, in addition to landscaping including freshly planted trees. 10,700 square feet of open outdoor space will be located on site; the building's new auditorium will be available for community meetings and events. The building will replace the union's existing headquarters at 40 Enterprise Street; two existing buildings, which date back to 1880 and 1964, will be demolished.
The building will be located next to the 720,000-square-foot South Bay Town Center mixed-use development. Construction of the building is anticipated to commence in the 3rd quarter of 2017, with completion expected by the 3rd quarter of 2018.