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2010-04-16 12:10:00

NEW YORK, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading builder of healthcare facilities, has been selected by the County of Santa Clara to manage construction of a $300 million replacement hospital for Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System in San Jose, Calif. Construction is scheduled to begin in the summer of this year with completion scheduled for 2012. The 375,000 sq. ft. project will serve as a Level 1 Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center...

2010-03-30 15:26:00

NEW YORK, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, announced Kavinder Singh, Vice President, has been named General Manager of the firm's San Francisco and Oakland, Calif. operations. He will report to Michael O'Brien, Senior Vice President. In his role, Singh will be responsible for the overall leadership of Turner's operations in the Bay Area that includes more than $800 million of construction activity for the firm's clients each year....

2010-03-24 10:06:00

NEW YORK, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, announced today that during 2009 it awarded contracts in excess of $1 billion to minority and women owned business enterprises (M/WBEs). This represents the fifth year in a row that the company has surpassed the milestone of awarding in excess of $1 billion of contracts to M/WBE firms. Since 1979, Turner's total number of contracts with M/WBEs has surpassed 52,000 at a value in excess of...

2010-03-17 08:42:00

NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest builder of education facilities, was selected by the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) to manage construction of the $60 million South Region High School #9 in Los Angeles, Calif. Since 2003, Turner has managed construction on 19 LAUSD schools, representing a total construction value of more than $600 million. The scope of work includes the construction of three two-story buildings, containing...

2010-03-17 09:14:00

NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest builder of sports facilities, has been selected by OnGoal, LLC, the ownership group of Major League Soccer's Kansas City Wizards, to provide pre-construction and construction services on a $160 million stadium to serve as the Wizards future home in Kansas City, Kan. Construction is underway and completion is scheduled for the summer of 2011. The 365, 000 sq. ft., 18,000-seat stadium will be located at...

2010-03-08 11:33:00

NEW YORK, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, announced Kevin E. Dow has been named Vice President and General Manager of the firm's Southern California office located in Anaheim, California. Dow will also serve as the General Manager of Regional Operations for Turner's Southwest region, which includes the firm's offices in Southern California and Arizona. In his role, Dow will be responsible for the overall leadership of Turner's...

2010-03-01 09:45:00

NEW YORK, March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, has been awarded a $73 million contract by the General Services Administration to provide general contracting services for the renovation of Federal Office Building 8 located in Federal Center Southwest in Washington, D.C. The 1960s-era laboratory building will be transformed to Class A office space to accommodate approximately 2,000 Health and Human Services and House of Representatives...

2010-02-24 09:15:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company announced that the First Quarter 2010 Turner Building Cost Index, which measures non-residential building construction costs in the United States, has decreased by 0.5% from the Fourth Quarter 2009 and decreased 7.74% from the First Quarter 2009. Construction costs have decreased by 13.06% since their peak at the end of 2008. The Turner Building Cost Index value for First Quarter 2010 is 799. Karl F. Almstead, the Turner vice...

2010-02-10 10:53:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest builder of healthcare facilities, has been selected by Kaleida Health to provide pre-construction and construction services on a $291 million, 480,000 sq. ft. medical care and research center on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus in Buffalo, N.Y. Construction is underway and completion is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2011. Turner's contract of $165.5 million is for the construction of the 10-story...

2010-02-10 10:58:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest builder of education facilities, has been awarded a $61.5 million contract by the University of North Carolina at Charlotte to provide pre-construction and construction services for an Energy Production Infrastructure Center on the university campus. The Energy Production and Infrastructure Center is being designed and constructed to achieve a LEED Silver certification from the United States Green...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.