Griffin Electric providing installation work on in-progress Advance Auto Parts Tower in Raleigh

Holliston, MA (December 2019). Wayne J. Griffin Electric, Inc. (Griffin Electric), a leading area electrical subcontractor throughout New England and the Southeast, is currently providing installation work on Advance Auto Parts Tower, a 328,600-sf mixed-use commercial building in Raleigh, NC.

The tower is expected to open in the fall of 2020 and will stand 20-stories high. In addition to eleven floors of office space, the building will also feature an eight-level parking garage, retail space, as well as access to a conference center and terrace-level amenities. Situated in the heart of North Hills in midtown Raleigh, the building is adjacent to a 35-story residential tower and is within walking distance of a variety of restaurants, hotels, retail shops, and entertainment options.

The Raleigh-Durham Griffin team is responsible for the electrical and lighting systems on-site. Griffin Electric’s work will also include installing power distribution, lightning protection, fire alarm systems, and a 750 kW unit generator.

The project team, which anticipates LEED Certification due to the building’s high resource efficiency, also includes construction manager Holder Construction Company. Duda Paine Architects, LLP of Durham is serving as the architect, while Crenshaw Consulting Engineers of Raleigh is the project’s electrical engineer.

About Wayne J. Griffin Electric, Inc.
In the electrical contracting business since 1978, Wayne J. Griffin Electric, Inc. proudly celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2018. Headquartered in Holliston, MA, the company also has regional offices in Pelham, AL, Duluth, GA, Charlotte, NC and Raleigh-Durham, NC. ENR (Engineering News-Record) ranked Griffin Electric 25th in its 2019 listing of the top 50 national electrical contractors and 1st in New England for electrical contractors and specialty contractors. The company employs nearly 1400 individuals. For more information, please visit