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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...

2011-04-01 11:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce that Lori Ann Stevens, LEED® AP recently joined the San Diego business unit as a Senior Project Manager. In her new role, Ms. Stevens will be responsible for managing projects within Turner's Special Projects Division, as well as assisting with Business Development. In her 12-year career in the industry, Ms. Stevens has distinguished herself as an industry leader and has shared...

2011-03-24 09:34:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company in the Carolinas has achieved the significant milestone of four million hours worked without a lost-time injury. Safety is an integral part of Turner's business process and is a top priority for everyone who enters Turner's jobsites, from the executive leadership to the craftspeople working on our projects. "Working safely enables our employees and subcontractors to be able to go home safely to their families...

2011-03-23 11:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the region's preeminent public relations firms, Binger Communications, Inc. (www.BCIpr.com), is pleased to announce new additions to its client roster, including: Turner Construction Company, and Affirmed Housing Group. Additionally, BCI is continuing its long-term relationship with The Corky McMillin Companies and Liberty Station. The company's impressive list of clients demonstrates BCI's history, experience, and national reach. As the...

2011-03-21 11:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, San Diego is pleased to announce that its prominent Turner School of Construction Management commenced its first session of 2011 on February 24 at the New Central Library jobsite in downtown San Diego. This free series of classes is available to any company or individual in any segment of the construction industry, and is designed to educate subcontractors on the industry's newest technology and best practices. As...

2011-03-17 08:00:00

NEW YORK, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company announced that the First Quarter 2011 Turner Building Cost Index has slightly increased over the Fourth Quarter of 2010. The Turner Building Cost Index measures costs in the non-residential building construction market in the United States. The Turner Building Cost Index of 806 reflects a 0.62% increase from the Fourth Quarter 2010 and 0.88% increase from the First Quarter 2010. Karl F. Almstead, the Turner vice...

2011-02-28 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, San Diego is pleased to announce that it recently received Liberty Mutual Group's Safety Commendation Award for its stellar safety record while performing renovations and new construction at Chula Vista High School. The construction team was presented with the award on January 27, 2011 for completing the entire project, with construction activity in three different areas of the campus, without a single loss time...

2011-01-25 09:00:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce that three of its employees were recently selected to receive Engineering News-Record California's "Top 20 Under 40" award. Victor Bullain, Manager of Virtual Design and Construction; Brendan Murphy, Project Executive; and Carmen Vann, Project Executive, are being recognized for their exemplary leadership and efforts to improve their communities. Turner Construction Company was the only...

2010-12-17 09:07:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, has been awarded $335 million of construction contracts in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio and New Jersey. Turner has been selected by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to construct the Phase 2, $140 million expansion of the Biometric Technology Center (BTC), Office Building and Central Utilities Plant (CUP) in Clarksburg W.V. The scope of work includes the construction of a...

2010-12-10 09:01:00

DALLAS, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest commercial builder, has been selected by Maxim Integrated Products to serve as the construction manager for a 140,000 square foot office building on the company's corporate campus in Farmers Branch, Texas. The project is scheduled to achieve a LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. "We are proud to have been selected as the construction manager for this important facility to...


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