JE Dunn Construction Tops Out New Project for Rice University

Rice University and JE Dunn Construction recently held a topping out celebration when the structure for the final floor of the new parking garage and office building project was put in place for Rice University located in Houston, Texas. The new six-story, 67,000-square-foot office facility will house administrative departments on levels 2-6. A portion of the first floor will house shared meeting spaces to be made available to students during the evenings. The east side of the building will be connected to a new seven-level, 159,000-square-foot above-ground garage constructed of cast-in-place concrete with approximately 500 parking spaces. The office building … Read more

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Winter Construction Tops Out Solis Hotel

ATLANTA, Ga. – Winter Construction has topped out the new Solis Hotel Two Porsche Drive. The new eight-story luxury hotel is adjacent to Georgia’s Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and the Porsche North America headquarters. The topping out at Solis Hotel is especially notable given the unique design of the roof, which includes a terrace lounge with panoramic views of the Porsche driver development track and landings and takeoffs at the airport. Winter is partnering with architecture firm HOK in the Design-Build delivery of the Solis Hotel. HOK also designed the Porsche North America headquarters. Both buildings reflect the understated elegance … Read more

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Gilbane Celebrates Topping Out at Navy Federal Credit Union Headquarters

ARLINGTON, Va. – Gilbane Building Company recently celebrated a major milestone at the site of the Navy Federal Credit Union headquarters in Vienna, Virginia. The expansion will add 600 jobs to the 3,500 jobs already provided by the current facility. It will include a pedestrian walkway connecting the new facility and parking garage with the existing campus. The project was designed by J3 Design Collective and is scheduled for completion by the end of 2017. The parking structure will provide an additional 1,184 parking spaces to the NFCU campus and the office building will initially house about 600 employees, with … Read more

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Brasfield & Gorrie Celebrates Construction Milestone at New Omni Hotel at The Battery Atlanta

ATLANTA, Ga. – Brasfield & Gorrie recently celebrated a significant milestone in the construction of the new Omni Hotel at The Battery Atlanta in the mixed-used development adjacent to SunTrust Park in Cobb County, Georgia. A ceremony marked the topping out of the new hotel, signifying the completion of the structure’s top floor and the peak point of the project. Scheduled to open in early 2018, the Omni Hotel at The Battery Atlanta will be a full-service hotel with 16 floors and 264 guest rooms, including 28 suites. The hotel will also feature more than 4,000 square feet of meeting … Read more

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