Eckler's Expansion Of Titusville Headquarters Nears Completion

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  • Orlando, FL (1888PressRelease) August 13, 2014 - Eckler's Family of Auto Parts headquarters and distribution center expansion in Titusville is nearing completion. Construction should be completed in Mid-August.

    Rabits & Romano Architecture of Orlando provided the design and construction management for the 180,000 square-foot office and industrial project for Eckler's companies. Marbek Construction of Clermont is serving as the general contractor for the $9.5 million expansion.

    "We are proud to play a role in creating new jobs and expanding Eckler's stature. This state-of-the-art distribution center will serve enthusiasts of classic auto parts worldwide. The design offers function and flexibility - all convenient to Interstate-95 and the Space Coast Regional Airport,'' said Bob Rabits, senior partner of Rabits & Romano Architecture Planning and Design.

    "MARBEK Construction Co. would like to express our excitement to nearing completion of the Grissom Centroplex / Ecklers Warehouse Project," Rick A. Marchand, President of MARBEK Construction Co. said. "We were pleased to have included such local subcontractors as Karl Thorne Trucking and Excavating, Sunshine Plumbing, HM2 Mechanical and others whose local knowledge and excellent service afforded the project with a seamless transition throughout the construction."

    Eckler's, founded in 1961, is the nation's largest supplier of auto parts to restoration enthusiasts for Chevrolet, Ford, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche. The company has the widest selection of parts and accessories in the industry with nearly 130,000 products available. The new distribution center will house many of these in-demand products.

    The expansion includes 5,000 square feet of office space and 175,000 square feet of warehouse space.

    Rabits & Romano has nearly 30 years of experience in designing and managing commercial and industrial projects throughout Florida.

    About Rabits & Romano Architecture Inc.
    Rabits & Romano Architecture Inc., was founded by principal Robert S. Rabits in 1986. Over the past quarter-century the firm has worked on thousands of buildings across Florida. The experienced team has the diversity to provide design solutions encompassing multiple buildings in areas such as hospitality, education, healthcare, commercial, entertainment, mixed use and industrial. Rabits and Romano Architects Inc., works in partnership with its clients to achieve measurable results on time and on budget. For more information, visit,, or call 352-385-1030.

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