Adaptive Reuse in Texarkana, TX at U-Haul Moving & Storage at State Line

Building History

Applied Control Technology was the last known tenant to the property on 5005 N State Line Avenue and operated their headquarters out of the building. ACT was founded by Duane Corcoran in 1983 in Texarkana, Texas. Aerious was the holding company for ACT and also operated out of the State Live Avenue building. 

Applied Control Technology specialized in engineering services, using their expertise in industrial automation to be able to implement turn-key projects and provide optimization. ACT boasted experience working in several different industries including oil, gas, mining, aggregates, pulp, paper, and nuclear power generation. 

In 2008, ACT was sold to CYMI Industrial, a subsidiary of Grupo ACS, from Madrid Spain. The company suffered under the new management and eventually dissolved. 

The Applied Control Technology The 5005 N State Line Avenue building was built in 1965 by Walsh-Lumpkin, a pharmaceutical distribution company. U-Haul acquired the property for adaptive reuse in 2015. 

Environmental Impact

Serving U-Haul customers since 2015, this facility was built through adaptive reuse of an abandoned building. Adaptive Reuse promotes infill development in an effort to strengthen communities, with the following benefits achieved at this site: 

  • 1,249 tons of metal manufacturing & transportation prevented 
  • 4,440 tons of new concrete pours avoided 
  • 5,804 tons of construction and demolition debris prevented 

Energy-efficiency and waste-reduction programs at this facility provide the following estimated benefits each year for the Texarkana community: 

  • 6,797,538 kWh annual energy savings
  • Steel Use

    Steel Production 1,249 tons (1,133 tonnes) of steel manufacturing and delivery saved to date

  • Energy Use

    Energy 6,797,538 kWh annual energy savings

  • Concrete Use

    Concrete 4,440 tons (4,029 tonnes) of new concrete pours avoided to date

  • CO2 Emissions

    Emissions 0 lbs (0 kgs) of greenhouse gas emissions prevented

  • Landfill Debris

    Landfill Debris 5,804 lbs (5,267 kgs) of construction debris prevented

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