After many years in the same location, Ray’s Sport & Marine had simply outgrown their space. In 2016 HAWK did a feasibility study to compare the merits of: 1) an addition/renovation of the existing facility on the existing site, 2) a complete tear- down, re-build on the existing site, or 3) construct a new facility on a new site. After determining a new building on a new site was the most feasible way to proceed, a new facility on Hwy 2, just blocks from their existing site, was constructed. Completely one level, the nearly 15,000 sf space provides easy access between the large public showroom, office and employee areas, and the shop. Careful consideration was given to site development which required maneuvering boats and trailers around the parking lot, and into/out of the building.