Swinerton Tops Out Terminal 2 Parking Plaza at San Diego International Airport

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Swinerton has topped out the new Terminal 2 Parking Plaza at San Diego International Airport in California. Swinerton team members from Orange County, Los Angeles and San Diego partnered with Watry Design and Gensler as a Design-Build team to deliver the new parking plaza, which will serve as one of the gateways to the airport. The project site is just over eleven acres in size, and the three-story Parking Plaza will be almost one million square feet in total parking structure area, containing over 2,900 parking spaces. The Parking Plaza project also includes offsite improvements consisting … Read more

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Mortenson, Akara Partners Team Up on Home2 Suites by Hilton

CHICAGO, Ill. – In its first real estate development project in Chicago, Illinois, Mortenson has teamed up with lead developer Akara Partners to design and build a $67-million extended stay hotel in River North. The hotel is being designed by Norr Architects under a Design-Build arrangement with Mortenson for the 17-story, 206-room Home2 Suites by Hilton. Mortenson and Akara Partners are breaking ground on Oct. 5 for the hotel, located at 110 W. Huron. The site, at the corner of Clark and Huron streets, is a parking lot owned by Akara. The 120,000-square-foot building is scheduled to open in the … Read more

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Design-Build Team Selected for San Ysidro Public Library Project

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Turner Construction Company and SVA Architects, Inc. have unveiled the design of the new $10.3-million San Ysidro Public Library located in San Diego, California. The new library will become a cultural beacon for the neighborhood and a source of pride for the local community. Situated on 1.6 acres, the 15,000-square-foot San Ysidro Public Library will be a transit-friendly development. Located two blocks from the Beyer Boulevard Trolley Station, the project will feature designated areas for children, teens and adults; an event space and a 1,000-square-foot outdoor patio/terrace. It will also showcase artwork by local artists, brothers … Read more

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Construction of New Hospital at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center Reaches Milestone

CHULA VISTA, Calif. – Time-lapse video captured nearly 500 cement trucks as they filed onto California’s Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center campus overnight on Saturday, July 29, to pour the base of Sharp HealthCare’s newest hospital, set to open in fall of 2019. Beginning Friday night, 4,700 yards of concrete covering 25,000 square feet had been poured by the end of the 12-hour project that finished on Saturday afternoon. More than 125 construction workers, in addition to the hundreds of ready mix concrete truck drivers, were onsite throughout the night; more than 90 percent of labor for the project is … Read more

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