The metal building industry sells more than 40,000 buildings annually. One half of those are over 20,000 square feet each. Metal buildings are usually preferred for warehouses, distribution centers, office spaces, industrial, agricultural, indoor sports, and larger retail stores.
Their cost and flexibility advantages has also made them increasingly popular for strip malls, auto dealerships, and community buildings, fitness centers, fire stations and even theaters. Today’s modern metal buildings offer attractive designs and architectural options that leave admirers surprised to learn that they are actually metal buildings.
Currently, metal buildings are utilized by organizations looking for practical answers to their increasing needs. The most common needs being open space. The non-load-bearing walls permit large, open interiors that are unobstructed by interior columns. When you add to that the superior strength and longevity of metal buildings, it’s no wonder they continue to grow in popularity.