Gilbane Student Housing Project Earns Innovator Award, LEED Silver Certification

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Gilbane Development Company’s 257 Thayer Street student housing community, located in Providence, Rhode Island, earned multiple accolades for its sustainable features and innovative approach to student housing development—including LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, as well as winning the Student Housing Business Innovator Award for “Best New Development under 300 beds,” recently presented at the InterFace Student Housing Awards. 257 Thayer achieved LEED certification for implementing practical and measurable strategies and solutions aimed at achieving high performance in sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection and indoor environmental quality. 257 Thayer features … Read more

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The Korte Company Begins Design-Build Project for New Tech H.S.

Construction is underway at the campus of New Tech High School in Gary, Indiana. The Korte Company was awarded the $6.8-million Design-Build project, which includes multiple improvements to the school’s outdoor athletic facilities. Improvements include the construction of a new main entry plaza featuring pavers and ornamental fencing, concession building with restroom facilities, community building, equipment storage facility, as well as home and visitor ticket booths. The football and track area upgrades include a new synthetic turf football field with play clocks, video display scoreboard, stadium lighting, renovated grandstand seating and the addition of a visitor seating and new press … Read more

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Mortenson Expands Operations in Washington, D.C.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Mortenson Construction has expanded its operations in the Washington, D.C. area with the addition of a new office in McLean, Virginia. Mortenson has been serving the mission needs of the Federal Government across the United States for more than 30 years and has several projects underway in the Washington, D.C. area. Located at 8280 Greensboro Drive, Suite 250, in McLean, the new office will be led by construction executive Brad Hunley. As an industry veteran, Hunley is an active member of the Society of American Military Engineers and is serving as president of the Design-Build Institute of … Read more

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Rudolph and Sletten Tops Out New San Diego Central Courthouse

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Rudolph and Sletten, Inc. recently celebrated the topping out of the new San Diego Central Courthouse in San Diego, California. The topping out recognized the work of the construction crews and project partners as the 25-story, $555-million project was assembled to its full height. When occupied in early 2017, the new courthouse will combine several of the Superior Court of San Diego County’s spaces and offer a full-service facility for criminal, civil, probate, family and small claims matters, with space for court administration, security operations and holding areas. The topping-out event included a ceremony as the … Read more

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