Discovery Square Development Focuses on Collaborative Culture, Innovative Ecosystem

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The design and location for the first building in the Destination Medical Center Discovery Square development in Rochester, Minnesota has been announced. Designed for life science research and innovation, the new building features a tenant-focused, amenity-rich design. Groundbreaking on the project is planned for late 2017 with a target completion date in 2019. With its close physical linkage to Mayo Clinic, this building will provide an authentic urban experience that supports a unique environment for community amenities, collaborative culture and a one-of-a-kind innovative ecosystem. Highlights: The more than 60,000-square-foot facility will be ideally situated at the corner … Read more

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Project Team Celebrates Ribbon Cutting for Don Knabe Wellness Center

DOWNEY, Calif. – The integrated team of McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., Taylor Design and SmithGroupJJR celebrated the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Don Knabe Wellness Center and Plaza located at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center in Downey, California —a rehabilitation hospital specializing in the care of patients with disabilities

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Premier Tapped to Construct New Facility in Chicago

ITASCA, Ill. — Developer Dayton Street Partners/WBS Equities has chosen the popular Portage Park neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois for the site of a major speculative distribution facility, and has hired its partner, PREMIER Design + Build Group, LLC to construct the project. The 40,750-square-foot facility is being built on a 1.6-acre site strategically situated near major expressways, train lines and airports in one of the largest markets in the nation. The site is located at 4150 North Knox Avenue, just one block from the CTA, Metra Stop and the junction at I-94/90. More than 330,000 vehicles travel this expressway every … Read more

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Contractors, Engineers Travel to Bolivia to Build Suspension Footbridge

CHALLOMA CHICO, Bolivia – An established partnership between Walsh Construction, Bridges to Prosperity and International Bridge Technologies resulted in the construction of a new 160-foot suspended footbridge for a remote village in Bolivia. Challoma Chico, located in the country’s La Paz region, is a mountainous community home to approximately 450 residents that was becoming separated from essential goods and services by the Rio Yaco River. Eight Walsh volunteers, from engineers to superintendents to surveyors, were part of a project team that traveled to the site and built the suspension bridge in less than two weeks. Before completion, villagers had to … Read more

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