Interior shot of a chocolate retail shop with one employee at the counter

Moonstruck, Portland’s own favorite chocolatier, made a positive out of the misfortune of a gas explosion in NW Portland in 2016. Their prime retail location was a total loss, but with the assistance of Siteworks, they used it as an opportunity to re-invent their customer experience. Using the design-build model, Siteworks was able to execute a comprehensive, high-caliber design solution, along with a complete tenant improvement build-out, while operating on a compressed schedule.

The inside of a chocolate retail shop

Designing and fabricating custom casework with an eye towards modularity not only favored the construction schedule and budget but allowed for future layout flexibility and possible expansion. Careful coordination of equipment, custom fixtures, and all the interior design elements dovetailed with the brand, allowing Moonstruck to concentrate solely on the important thing — chocolate!