Steel Auto Repair Shop in Gonzalez, Louisiana

Sunward Steel Buildings, Inc., was pleased to manufacture and provide this pre-engineered steel auto repair shop in Louisiana, in late June of 2009.

The durable, easy-to-maintain metal building has functioned as a shop, office space and storefront for Kingpin Auto Sports, a tire retailer and automotive service provider in Gonzales, LA. They that also sell lift kits, bars and steps, towing and hitching components, floor mats, performance parts and a range of related automotive supplies. The company, which has sky-high reviews on numerous consumer-review sites, serves clients throughout Gonzales and across the region and sells tires from a number of top manufacturers, including Michelin, BFGoodrich and Uniroyal, among multiple others. 

Affordable Automotive Building Construction Solutions 

In addition to providing the strength and durability an automotive operation demands, pre-engineered metal buildings are highly customizable and able to accommodate a wide range of automotive needs.

Available with separate bays, high overhead clearance, ventilation systems, insulation systems and similar elements of importance to automotive enthusiasts or business owners, prefabricated steel buildings offer economical, sustainable alternatives to traditional wood construction.

This particular steel automotive building has housed Kingpin Auto Sports operations for more than a decade while requiring only nominal effort from its owner in terms of maintenance over the years. Affectionately known as the “Jambalaya Capital of the World, Gonzales, Louisiana, is a part of Ascension Parish. The community lies about 57 miles outside New Orleans and about 24 miles southeast of Baton Rouge.

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Building Specifications

Offering unparalleled structural integrity, the metal automotive business features premium-quality steel construction and a finished size of 30’x50’x18’. The building’s high clearance allows for the use of automotive lifts and similar equipment, while its broad clear span allows mechanics and retail workers to utilize every available square foot of interior space.

Functional and fashionable, the steel automotive store and service center features a bright White exterior and a Sunset Red roof with matching trim and a 2:12 pitch. It also features (4) framed openings that make it easily accessible for shoppers, clients and vehicles, among them (3) 10’x10’ overhead door openings enclosing (3) 10’x10’ doors and (1) 3070 opening equipped with (1) 3070 commercial walk door system.

To keep the steel automotive building in compliance with local building code requirements, a 110-mph wind speed rating serves as a supplemental feature.