Gilbane Building Company Installs First-of-its-Kind in the Region Proton Accelerator

Gilbane Building Company is building the Proton Therapy center at Baptist Health South Florida for the Miami Cancer Institute in Miami, Florida. Being introduced as ‘Pete’, a 220 ton breakthrough in cancer care, the equipment traveled nearly 4,700 miles on its transatlantic journey from Belgium. The highly anticipated Proteus PLUS three-gantry room configuration includes next generation pencil beam scanning capability, is the only one of its kind in the region. The 70,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility, which includes support spaces for treatment and research, is only one of a handful of proton therapy centers in the country and the first in South … Read more

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Tishman Construction to Manage Construction of One Vanderbilt

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Tishman Construction, a unit of AECOM, will manage construction of One Vanderbilt, a world-class commercial office development in Manhattan. Tishman will construct One Vanderbilt for New York City’s largest commercial property owner, SL Green Realty Corp. The 1,401-foot-tall skyscraper is designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and located in the heart of New York’s East Midtown business district. One Vanderbilt will stand directly adjacent to Grand Central Terminal, which is one of the busiest rail stations in the world. The 58-story building will include 1.6 million square feet of Class A commercial space, a public transit hall … Read more

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Healthy Demand for All Building Types Signaled in ABI

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Led by a still active multi-family housing market and sustained by solid levels of demand for new commercial and retail properties, the Architecture Billings Index has accelerated to its highest score in nearly a year. As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate 9-12-month lead time between architecture billings and construction spending. The American Institute of Architects reported the May ABI score was 53.1, up sharply from the mark of 50.6 in the previous month. This score reflects an increase in design services (any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings). … Read more

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Winter Johnson Group Awarded Top Prizes for Construction of Library

ATLANTA, Ga. – The Construction Management Association of America has awarded the Winter Johnson Group two Project Achievement awards for the construction of the new Metropolitan Library, a branch library on the south side of Atlanta, Georgia. The Winter Johnson Group built the new branch library on the former site of the Capital View Baptist Church, which the neighboring communities viewed as an important landmark. The architect for the new library, Smith Dalia Architects, designed the library to meet the needs of an innovative library program while also paying homage to the history of the site. Construction crews completed the … Read more

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