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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...


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