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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...

2010-07-27 13:56:00

NEW YORK, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest builder of healthcare facilities, has broken ground on the $161 million South Patient Tower on the INOVA Fairfax Hospital campus in Falls Church, Va. Construction is scheduled for completion in fall 2012. The 216,000 sq. ft. tower will feature 174 private patient rooms for surgical and intensive care treatment. The South Patient Tower is being designed and constructed to achieve a LEED Silver...

2010-07-14 14:30:00

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's largest builder of education and sports facilities, has been awarded a $69.9 million contract by Stanford University to provide construction services for Bing Concert Hall in Stanford, Calif. Construction of the Concert Hall is expected to be completed in summer 2012, with the first public performances taking place in January 2013. In addition, Turner has broken ground on a $23 million basketball development...

2010-06-14 09:31:00

NEW YORK, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company announced that the Second Quarter 2010 Turner Building Cost Index continues to show declining costs in the non-residential building construction market in the United States. The Turner Building Cost Index is forecasting a decrease in construction costs of 0.13% from the First Quarter 2010 and a decrease of 4.66% from the Second Quarter 2009. Since its peak at the end of 2008, construction costs have fallen by 13.16%. The Turner...

2010-06-07 09:24:00

NEW YORK, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The construction management team of Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, and Smoot Construction have been selected by the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority to provide pre-construction and construction management services for the $92 million Columbus Convention Center Hotel in Columbus, Ohio. Completion is scheduled for 2012. The 532-room hotel features a 10-story atrium, ballroom, meeting and banquet rooms with...

2010-05-14 08:21:00

NEW YORK, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading builder of sports facilities, has been selected by Peregrine Sports, LLC and the City of Portland to manage the $31 million, renovation and expansion of PGE Park in Portland, Ore. Construction is underway and upon completion in spring 2011, PGE Park will become home to the Portland Timbers MLS team. The scope of work includes the construction of a training facility, club seating with full-service...

2010-05-11 09:15:00

NEW YORK, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- HOCHTIEF is expanding its position in the growing market for US infrastructure projects. Via its subsidiaries Flatiron and Turner, the Group has acquired the New York region-based construction company E. E. Cruz and Company Inc. with retrospective effect as of January 1, 2010. This company specializes in civil construction projects in the New York metropolitan region, where extensive modernization and construction projects for roads, tunnels and bridges are...


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