Winter Construction Mobilizes to Build Hotel in Savannah’s Historic District

ATLANTA, Ga. – Winter Construction will begin mobilizing this month to build a new seven-story boutique hotel in Savannah, Georgia. The new hotel is being developed by RBHD and owned by Rockbridge, and will span an entire city block in the historic River Street district. The hotel will have seven stories, 173 rooms and 162,000 square feet. The demolition of an existing building on the property will make way for the new hotel. The hotel’s layout includes two levels of parking, five levels of guest rooms, a fitness area, meeting space, a pool, a lobby bar, a restaurant on River … Read more

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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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