Clark Tops Out Concrete Structure at 150 Van Ness

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Clark Construction’s team in San Francisco, California has topped out 150 Van Ness, a 420-unit apartment building taking shape in the heart of the city’s Civic Center neighborhood. The milestone marks the completion of the building’s cast-in-place concrete superstructure and comes nine months after the project’s mud slab was poured. Crews placed 18,000 cubic yards of concrete to complete the complex’s 13-story frame. With this milestone realized, the project team will focus on completing the building envelope and interior work. In May, Clark constructed two mock-up units to provide the client with a first-hand look at … Read more

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Construction of Talan Towers in Kazakhstan Reaches Milestone

In a significant step for the Europe and Central Asia region, Turner has delivered its first project in Kazakhstan – the iconic Talan Towers. It is the first high-end, mixed-use development in Astana, offering a luxury office, residential, hotel and retail experience for the capital city. Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Talan Towers is composed of a 30-story office tower and a 25-story residential and hotel tower linked by a three-story podium with a variety of luxury retail outlets. The hotel— Kazakhstan’s first Ritz-Carlton with branded apartments—features 157 guest rooms, including 32 suites and 27 residences, all with panoramic … Read more

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El Monte Gateway Development Team Celebrates Groundbreaking of Mixed-Use Development

SANTA ANA, Calif. – This month, El Monte Gateway celebrates a significant milestone in its ambitious transit-oriented development realization. On Thursday, Feb. 16, SVA Architects, the city of El Monte, California and the El Monte Gateway development team will celebrate the groundbreaking of a mixed-use apartment community, also known as Parcel 4. The project is composed of market-rate apartments with ground-floor commercial and retail uses; this new community is a key component of the El Monte Gateway Master Plan – a walkable and transit friendly district with linkage to bike trails along Rio Hondo River. Transit-oriented development El Monte Gateway … Read more

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Construction Begins on Mixed-Used Apartment Development

TEMPE, Ariz. – Sundt Construction, Inc. began construction this month to transform a surface parking lot into a 407-unit residential and retail mixed-use development in Tempe, Arizona. The yet-to-be-named project, previously known as University Square, covers an entire city block on the northwest corner of University Drive and Forest Avenue. The development will feature a cascading design with shorter portions of the building facing University Drive and 7th Street and taller elements located mid-block. The first tower will be 20 stories, and the second will be 12 with primarily studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments. The second tower will face 7th … Read more

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