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From the Ground Up: Jenkins Truck Center

5376 W. State Highway 266

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Owners/developers: Jim, Dan and Jason Jenkins
General contractor: Keltners Construction & Excavating LLC
Architect: Place Makers LLC
Engineer: Wells & Scaletty LLC; civil, structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing
Size: 42,000 square feet
Estimated cost: WND
Lender: Central Bank of the Ozarks
Estimated completion: March 2021
Project description: Jenkins Diesel Power Inc. is rebranding to Jenkins Truck Center and relocating with a new building on the city’s west side. The full-service heavy-duty truck dealership currently operates at its original site, 1845 E. Blaine St., where Ed Jenkins started the company 65 years ago. Jim Jenkins, one of Ed’s sons, said the new location increases visibility and consolidates truck sales, parts and service into one building.


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