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2010-09-14 11:56:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, has been selected to construct the $153 million New Central Library for the City of San Diego in San Diego, Calif. The library is scheduled for completion in March 2013 and is being designed and constructed to achieve a LEED Silver certification from the United States Green Building Council. The 295,000 sq. ft., nine-story New Central Library features a 10,244 sq. ft. children's library,...

2010-09-13 11:55:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest builder of education facilities, has completed fourteen K-12 school projects in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metro area totaling $43 million in time for the start of the 2010 school year. These school projects are part of Turner's $2.3 billion of education and science construction projects that are currently being managed by the company. Turner has completed $15 million of renovations at five schools for the...

2010-09-13 11:47:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading builder, has successfully completed a $45 million expansion to the Brazos County Jail in Bryan, Texas. Turner provided construction management services for the 140,000 sq. ft., 684-bed jail expansion, which includes three detention clusters connecting to the existing jail. Turner's scope of work also included updating the security system to a state-of-the-art central control and monitoring and direct...

2010-09-02 09:10:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest builder of education facilities, has completed $48.8 million of K-12 school projects in Illinois in time for the start of the 2010 school year that will serve more than 2,400 students. The school construction projects completed by Turner include: Benjamin Elementary School in Normal, Ill., a $12 million, 78,000 sq. ft. facility to house 600 students George Evans Junior High School in Normal, Ill., a $20...

2010-08-30 09:33:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company announced that the Third Quarter 2010 Turner Building Cost Index remains unchanged from the second 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 value is 798 for the Third Quarter of 2010. This reflects a 2.68% decrease from the Third Quarter 2009 and an overall decline of 13.16% over the past two years....

2010-08-30 08:39:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest builder of education facilities, has completed sixteen K-12 school projects to serve more than 12,450 students in time for the start of the 2010 school year in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. These school projects are part of Turner's $2.3 billion of education and science construction projects that are currently being managed by the company. Turner, together with D.A.G. Construction Company and TYS...

2010-08-20 08:39:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, has been awarded a $100 million contract to manage the renovation and expansion of Harrah's Cherokee Hotel Casino in Cherokee, N.C. Construction is underway with completion of the multi-phased project scheduled for January 2013. The Harrah's Cherokee Hotel Casino Renovation and Expansion Project will add 110,000 sq. ft. gaming floor area to the casino while renovating the existing 130,000...

2010-08-20 08:37:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest builder of education facilities, has been awarded a $54.7 million contract to provide construction services by the New York City School Construction Authority for PS/IS 51M in New York, N.Y. The project is scheduled for substantial completion in July 2013, in time for the coming school year. The scope of work includes construction of a 98,433 sq. ft. school located on West 44th Street in Manhattan to...

2010-08-20 08:45:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest builder of healthcare facilities, has been awarded a $72 million contract to provide pre-construction and construction management services for the modernization of St. Mary's Hospital for Children in Bayside, N.Y. The project is scheduled for completion in May 2013. The scope of work includes a five-story, 90,000 sq. ft. expansion of the current 90,000 sq. ft. hospital to enhance patient care areas and add...

2010-08-12 08:30:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, has been awarded a $69 million contract by North Bethesda Center Office One, LLC to provide pre-construction and general contracting services for a 14-story office building in North Bethesda, Md. to accommodate 1,300 Federal Government employees. The 649,000 sq. ft. building is part of North Bethesda Center, a 32-acre mixed-use development. Upon completion in July 2012, the project will...


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