Latest Turner Construction Company Stories

2011-08-01 11:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce the launch of construction at Garfield Senior High School. In 2007, a fire destroyed Garfield Senior High's historic auditorium, leaving thousands of students without an auditorium for four years. After years of anticipation from the community, this $40 million renovation will provide new, state-of-the-art facilities featuring architectural elements from the historic 1924 building. The new...

2011-07-19 10:26:00

NEW YORK, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company announced that the Yale University Health Center in New Haven, Connecticut is the 200th Turner project to have achieved LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification from the Green Buildings Certification Institute. The LEED Gold certified Yale University Health Center is a 140,000 square foot medical facility that is representative of Yale's multifaceted approach to sustainability that incorporates...

2011-07-06 11:00:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce that it was recently awarded a tenant improvement project for JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the world's leading financial services firms. Turner's Southern California office will complete the build-out of JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s Century City office space in the Century Plaza Towers high-rise. With an owner eager to get the project underway, Turner commenced construction in April 2011,...

2011-06-15 08:30:00

NEW YORK, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company announced that the Second Quarter 2011 Turner Building Cost Index has slightly increased over the First Quarter of 2011. The Turner Building Cost Index measures costs in the non-residential building construction market in the United States. The Turner Building Cost Index of 811 reflects a 0.62% increase from the First Quarter 2011 and 1.63% increase from the Second Quarter 2010. Karl F. Almstead, the Turner vice...

2011-05-31 15:43:00

CHICAGO, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company's Chicago office will launch its 23rd annual Turner School of Construction Management training program beginning on June 14th for owners of minority- and women-business enterprises in the construction industry. The program is offered at no cost and provides an opportunity for participants to further develop and improve their skills, while networking with others in the construction industry. The Turner School of Construction...

2011-05-18 11:39:00

NEW YORK, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce the deployment of SketchUp Pro(TM), Google's premium 3-Dimensional model authoring tool and platform. Turner is using SketchUp Pro(TM) as a part of its standard "digital toolbox" to provide Building Information Modeling (BIM) related services on projects across the United States and around the world. Turner utilizes SketchUp Pro(TM) as a 3-D modeling tool due to its user-friendly interface and...

2011-05-03 08:01:00

DALLAS, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Associated General Contractors of America recognized Turner Construction Company as one of the safest construction companies in the United States with a 2011 Construction Safety and Excellence Award (CSEA). This is the second time Turner, the nation's leading general builder, has received a first place finish in the "Over Four Million Work Hours" category. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/MM92140LOGO) "Turner's company-wide...

2011-04-27 11:00:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce that it recently contracted with Brookfield Properties to provide general contracting services for the renovation of the retail mall in downtown Los Angeles. The project, recently branded as Fig at 7th, also launched http://figat7th.net/ this week. Located at 735 South Figueroa Street, the $23 million renovation is one of the ways that Turner Construction Company's Southern California...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
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