Sundt Construction Selected for $73M CBU Events Center

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Sundt Construction, Inc. was recently selected as general contractor by California Baptist University for a new events center and arena located on the southeast quadrant of the school’s main campus in Riverside, California. The $73-million project will create the 66-year-old university’s largest gathering space and events center to accommodate a surge in growth over the past few years. Designed by SVA Architects and HOK arena specialists, the 153,000-square-foot structure will seat 5,050 people with room to expand to just over 6,500. The two-story, multi-use facility will be a hub for CBU athletic events, commencement exercises and orientation … Read more

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KBE Building Corp. Promotes Employees

FARMINGTON, Ct. — KBE Building Corporation has awarded five employees with promotions to begin the new year, including a new superintendent, two assistant superintendents, a project manager and an estimator. Nathan Delabar | Superintendent Delabar joined KBE in August 2010 as assistant superintendent and has worked in various roles throughout the company. Delabar has served as a construction quality control manager on sites as needed and recently traveled to work on KBE’s Millington Tennessee Naval Exchange project. Jonathan Coccorese | Assistant Superintendent Coccorese joined KBE in December 2014 after graduating from State University of New York Farmingdale with a B.S. … Read more

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Strong Demand for Construction Continues in Most States, Reports AGC

Forty-four states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs in 2015 while construction employment increased in 39 states and D.C. between November and December amid strong demand for construction in most states, according to analysis of Labor Department data recently released by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said that many of the states experiencing construction declines appear to be energy-producing states. “Construction employment expanded in most parts of the country last year as demand for new projects rebounded,” said Stephen E. Sandherr, CEO for the association. “The question now is whether declining energy prices will impact … Read more

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Hourigan-Sundt JV Awarded $36M Project at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek – Fort Story

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Mid-Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia, recently awarded Hourigan-Sundt, a joint venture of Hourigan Construction and Sundt Construction, Inc., a $36-million contract to design, construct and renovate an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Consolidated Operations Complex at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek – Fort Story in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The 150,000-square-foot project will provide space for operations, logistics, storage and administrative support facilities. The design phase is underway, with construction scheduled to begin in mid-2016. Completion is anticipated in October 2018. The EOD project is Sundt’s sixth project with Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Mid-Atlantic, in … Read more

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