Skanska has booked an additional order for its existing contract with The Durst Organization to renovate 1155 Avenue of the Americas, a high-rise building located in Midtown Manhattan in New York City. Skanska is providing infrastructure upgrades and core finishes to 30 floors in preparation for new tenants. Updates to the building include new floor air-handling units, cooling towers, emergency generator, emergency power riser, core restrooms, perimeter insulation, fire protection sprinklers and a new building management system. The incremental addition includes interior cell phone antenna and IT systems, as well as roofing.
DALLAS, Texas – More than 1,000 field and home office personnel participated in MYCON General Contractors’ Stand Down for Safety on May 10 as part of OSHA’s National Safety Stand Down to raise awareness of fall protection in the construction industry across the country. With more than 20 projects under construction across the North Texas region, including retail, industrial, hospitality, commercial office and religious, MYCON places safety as a priority in delivering those projects for its clients. In addition to the safety training discussion, participants at MYCON’s Stand Down were treated to breakfast or lunch at each jobsite. Courtesy of … Read more
SAN DIEGO, Claif. – BNBuilders has recently been selected as the general contractor by the University of California San Diego for the Tuolumne Apartments Fire/Life Safety Renovations at campus in La Jolla, California. Designed by Heritage Architecture & Planning, the $7.3-million renovation will take into account state historic preservation objectives. This is not BNBuilders’ first time challenged with completing similar fast-track projects. In recent years, the general contractor has also completed summer sprint projects for UCSD Tenaya Hall Fire/Life Safety Upgrades, UCSD Blake Hall Fire/Life Safety Upgrades, UCSD York Hall Laboratory Renovations, UCI Mesa Court 3 Dormitory Renovations and CSU … Read more
After nearly three years of construction, Clark has completed the much-anticipated Central Place Residential Tower, redefining the skyline in Arlington, Virginia. The 31-story mixed-use development offers 377 luxury apartments in Arlington’s bustling Rosslyn neighborhood. Clark worked with Design-Build partner Beyer Blinder Belle Architects and Planners LLP to deliver the 677,000-square-foot tower, which is wrapped in a dramatic glass façade. Residential units feature high-end finishes, such as stainless steel appliances, Italian-finished cabinets, stone countertops and upgraded fixtures. The facility also provides residents with several amenities, including a fitness center and a roof-top terrace on the sixth floor with an outdoor pool … Read more