Swinerton Breaks Ground at Osler Parking Structure at UC San Diego

SAN DIEGO, Claif. – Swinerton has broken ground on the Osler Parking Structure at the University of California, San Diego. Working with Watry Design and Gensler, this 418,725-square-foot project is scheduled to complete in June 2018. This Design-Build collaboration aims to serve as gateway to the campus, with an onsite visitor center and an innovative design that blends in seamlessly into the natural landscape. This six-story parking structure project will have over 1,300 stalls, including ADA-parking stalls and electric vehicle parking stalls. The structure also contains space for facilities and maintenance, a bicycle enclosure, stair and elevator cores in three … Read more

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PCL Construction Awarded Contract for Calgary Cancer Centre

CALGARY, Alberta – PCL Construction Management Inc. has been awarded the $1.1-billion Design-Build contract for the new Calgary Cancer Centre project, as part of the government’s $1.4 billion overall project budget. The Calgary Cancer Centre is PCL’s largest Design-Build lump sum project to date. The new facility will measure over 2 million square feet, including a 1,650-stall underground parking garage and a 984- linear-foot elevated walkway that connects with existing facilities. There will be 160 inpatient beds, 15 new radiation vaults, outpatient cancer clinics, a clinical trials unit and research laboratories. The vision for the centre is to deliver leading … Read more

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Middle Earth Expansion Begins on Student Housing at UC Irvine

The University of California, Irvine awarded the second phase of its campus undergraduate student housing program to the Design-Build team of Hensel Phelps and Mithun in early April. The 215,000-square-foot UCI Middle Earth Expansion project consists of two phases: 1) a new student housing building on the site of two buildings to be demolished (Brandywine Commons and Brandywine Student Center) and 2) the renovation of Pippin Commons. The new project will house roughly 494 students and include a new dining facility, along with amenity and classroom spaces. Middle Earth may be where Hobbits live in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the … Read more

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Burns & McDonnell Named General Contractor of the Year by KCASA

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The American Subcontractors Association of Kansas City has named Burns & McDonnell as General Contractor of the Year for 2017 in the Large Contractor category. It was the first time Burns & McDonnell has been honored as General Contractor of the Year by the KCASA. The award was presentedat the American Subcontractors Association of Kansas City annual industry awards banquet. Burns & McDonnell entered the commercial construction market approximately 10 years ago and has completed a number of successful projects utilizing construction management and integrated Design-Build delivery methods. The firm focuses on commercial construction projects keying … Read more

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