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Obama Foundation Releases New Details on Athletic and Programs Facility at the Obama Presidential Center

CHICAGO, IL — The Obama Foundation recently released new details and renderings of the Home Court, an athletic, programs, and event facility at the Obama Presidential Center. Nestled at the southwest corner of the 19.3-acre Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park, the Home Court — the largest gathering space on …

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Discovery Builders Selected for $200M Project at Case Western Reserve University

CLEVELAND, OH — Discovery Builders, a joint venture (JV) between Turner Construction Company, Adrian Maldonado & Associates, Inc., Next Generation Construction, and The AKA Team, was awarded a $200 million contract to build a new Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Building (ISEB) for Case Western Reserve …

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Turner Selected to Build $184M Project at the University of Kentucky

LEXINGTON, KY — Turner Construction Company was selected to build a $184 million Agriculture Research Building for the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. The building will contain laboratory teaching space, office space, and a 250-seat auditorium.

Turner has worked on more than 20 projects for the University of Kentucky …

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KAI Designs and Builds New SSM Health Outpatient Center in Warrenton, Missouri

ST. LOUIS, MO — Having outgrown its existing primary care and physical therapy clinic, SSM Health turned to health care experts KAI to design and build an expanded outpatient center in Warrenton, Missouri. The recently completed 15,600-square-foot clinic is more than double the size of its previous space.

An official …

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Integrate Begins Construction on Two Additions at Fort Zumwalt North High School

ST. LOUIS, MO — St. Louis-based general contracting firm Integrate Construction Partners (Integrate) has started construction on a pair of additions to Fort Zumwalt North High School in O’Fallon, Missouri. Phase II renovations at the school are expected to begin this summer.

Phase 1 includes a 2,500-square-foot addition to the …

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Skanska Signs Additional Contract for Upgrades to University of Cincinnati Building

CINCINNATI, OH — The Ohio office of Skanska has signed an additional $94 million contract to perform additional upgrades to the University of Cincinnati’s (UC) historic Old Chemistry Building, marking another milestone in the growing relationship between Skanska and the region’s largest university.

The $159 million project encompasses a 63,000-square-foot …

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KAI-Designed $10.2M Five Oaks on Warson Community Center Opens in Olivette, Missouri

ST. LOUIS, MO — The City of Olivette, a suburb of St. Louis, officially cut the ribbon on its new Five Oaks on Warson community center and a park maintenance facility designed by St. Louis-based KAI.

Voter passage of Proposition C enabled the city to partially fund its 2018 …

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Louisville VA Medical Center Reaches Topping Out Milestone

LOUISVILLE, KY — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District, along with partners from the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Walsh-Turner joint venture, marked a major construction milestone for the new Louisville VA Medical Center during an onsite Topping Out Ceremony.

Audience members, including local …

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Indianapolis Executive Airport Prepares for Future Growth with $15.2M Runway Expansion

A recent $15.2 million expansion of the runway at Indianapolis Executive Airport enables more airplanes to take off and land at the general aviation facility.

“The airport has been on a steady growth pattern for the last 30 or 40 years,” said Bill Frye, President of the Hamilton County Airport …

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University of Kentucky Breaks Ground on New Health Education Building

LEXINGTON, KY — The University of Kentucky has kicked off construction its new Health Education Building. The building will serve as a campus hub for health education and feature technological advancements, modern aesthetics, and a learning setting to prepare the next generation of health care leaders, health and rehabilitation practitioners, …

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Ryan Breaks Ground on NorthShore - Edward-Elmhurst Health Cardiovascular Institute Health Center

NAPERVILLE, IL — As the need for outpatient cardiovascular care continues to grow, Ryan Companies is working with NorthShore - Edward-Elmhurst Health to develop, design, and build the new Cardiovascular Institute Health Center in Naperville, Illinois. The 71,000-square-foot, three-story building will combine a full range of cardiovascular services under one …

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Alberici/KAI Build Completes Construction of The Mercy Center for Performance Medicine and Specialty Care in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, MO — The Alberici/KAI Build Joint Venture partnership recently completed construction of The Mercy Center for Performance Medicine & Specialty Care and its connected 1,000-space parking garage. The multispecialty center is located on the campus of Mercy Hospital St. Louis and is one of the largest …

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Celebration Marks the Completion of the New $5.4M Ground Engine Run Up and Compass Calibration Pad Project at St. Louis Downtown Airport

CAHOKIA HEIGHTS, IL — A ribbon cutting recently celebrated the official opening of St. Louis Downtown Airport’s new Ground Engine Run-Up and Compass Calibration Pad project. Representatives of St. Louis Downtown Airport, Bi-State Development, the Illinois Department of Transportation, state and local elected officials, and invited guests were …

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Hensel Phelps Awarded $2B New Terminal Project at John Glenn International Airport

COLUMBUS, OH — The Columbus Regional Airport Authority (CRAA) selects Hensel Phelps as its Construction Manager at Risk (CMaR) on its New Terminal Project at John Glenn Columbus International Airport. Hensel Phelps teamed with Columbus-based general contractor Elford, who will be an integrated partner throughout the project. The Hensel …

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McCarthy Selected to Build $400M Battery Materials Plant in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, MO — McCarthy has been selected by ICL, a global specialty minerals company, to build a $400 million lithium iron phosphate (LFP) battery materials manufacturing plant in St. Louis. The new facility is expected to be the first commercial-scale LFP battery materials manufacturing plant in the United States …

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Walsh Construction Completes Loyola Medicine Ambulatory Care Center

TINLEY PARK, IL — Walsh Construction has completed Loyola Medicine's new 70,000-square-foot Ambulatory Care Center, an outpatient facility that features a comprehensive cancer care center, urgent care center, imaging services, retail pharmacy, 50 exam rooms, eight procedure rooms, and an X-ray suite and laboratory. Serving over 15,000 patients, the $69 …

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KAI Breaks Ground on St. Louis Community College’s New $62M Center for Nursing and Health Sciences

ST. LOUIS, MO — Construction has started on a new $62 million Center for Nursing and Health Sciences at St. Louis Community College’s (STLCC) Florissant Valley campus in Ferguson, Missouri. Minority-owned KAI is the architect and MEP engineer on the academic building.

A groundbreaking event was recently held, with construction …

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HGA Selected to Design Case Western Reserve University’s New Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Building in Cleveland, Ohio

CLEVELAND, OH — National interdisciplinary design firm HGA announces it was selected to design Case Western Reserve University’s (CWRU) new Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Building (ISEB) in Cleveland, Ohio.

The $300 million project planned by CWRU is the largest in decades and the largest ever for the Case Quad, which …

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Gilbane, Construction Partners Deliver University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center Phase 2 on Time and on Budget

BEACHWOOD, OH — Gilbane Building Company and its construction partners, Regency Construction Services, Inc., Next Generation Construction, and Adrian Maldonado & Associates, Inc., celebrate the grand opening of University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center Phase 2. The $236 million project nearly doubles the existing footprint of the hospital, …

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Woolpert Celebrates Grand Opening of Renovated Lisle Library District in Chicago Suburbs

CHICAGO, IL — The Lisle Library District recently celebrated its grand opening following a yearlong renovation led by Sheehan Nagle Hartray Architects. The renovation included new entryways, revitalized interiors, new outdoor seating, and a drive-up service window. This was the first major renovation for the library, located 25 miles …

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Purdue University Veterinary Medical Hospital Complex Achieves LEED Silver Certification

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN — Two hospitals within Purdue University's new David and Bonnie Brunner Veterinary Medical Hospital Complex have received LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The two facilities, a small animal hospital and an equine hospital, provide advanced veterinary medical care for animal patients, educate …

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Aptitude Development to Build Student Housing at St. Louis University

ST. LOUIS, MO — Aptitude Development is set to develop The Marshall St. Louis, a 508-bed development across from St. Louis University (SLU). The Marshall St. Louis will be the 10th ground up development for Aptitude since its inception in 2014 and the seventh iteration of its Marshall brand. Construction …

Gilbane and Lorain Public Library System Celebrate the Grand Reopening of the Avon Branch Library

AVON, OH — After nearly two years of construction, community members recently gathered to celebrate the grand reopening of Lorain Public Library System’s newest branch in Avon, Ohio. The event included live cooking demonstrations in The Norton Family Foundation Demonstration Kitchen, tours of the space, and additional activities for children …

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Berkeley School District 87, Gilbane Building Company Celebrate Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

BERKELEY, IL — Berkeley School District 87, Gilbane Building Company, and community members recently gathered to celebrate the completion of the new Sunnyside Intermediate and MacArthur Middle Schools. The new 162,000-square-foot building will support grade-level centers and allow for the growth of exploratory program offerings. Having two distinct and …

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Illinois Institute of Technology Completes Three-Building Housing Project

CHICAGO, IL — The Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) has completed a $70 million, three-building housing project with the opening of the Carman Hall residential facility. All three buildings, situated at the campus entryway and offering views of the Chicago skyline, were designed by German American Architect Ludwig Mies van …

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David Rubenstein Forum Named Best Tall Building Worldwide in 2022 by Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

CHICAGO, IL — The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) announces the winner of its annual award for best tall building worldwide: the David Rubenstein Forum at the University of Chicago.

“With the United Nations projecting nearly 70 percent urbanization by 2050, the demand is growing for healthier, …

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KTGY-Designed Mixed-Use, Multifamily Development Opens in Downtown Cincinnati

CINCINNATI, OH — KTGY, a full-service architecture, branding, interior, and planning firm focused on residential, retail, hospitality, and mixed-use developments, announces the completion of Artistry Cincinnati, a mixed-use development in downtown Cincinnati. The building is part of a developing multifamily enclave that runs along the Ohio River.

Featuring 344 …

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HGA Completes MetroHealth Glick Center in Cleveland, Ohio

CLEVELAND, OH — Interdisciplinary design firm HGA announces the completion of MetroHealth System’s replacement hospital, The Glick Center, in Cleveland, Ohio. HGA reimagined the master plan of MetroHealth’s campus transformation, and led the planning, architecture, interior design, and engineering of the 11-story acute care hospital. MetroHealth’s main campus is in …

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Walsh Construction Breaks Ground on UChicago Medicine's New Micro-Hospital and Multispecialty Center

CROWN POINT, IN — Walsh Construction joined UChicago Medicine, PMB Development, and Perkins&Will to break ground on a new 130,000-square-foot micro-hospital and multispecialty center.

The $121-million two-level facility will include:

  • A micro-hospital with an eight-bed emergency department and a short-stay inpatient unit
  • A comprehensive cancer center with infusion therapy …

Trinitas Ventures, Crawford Hoying Move Forward with Next Phase of $640M Mixed-Use Development

CINCINNATI, OH — Trinitas Ventures, in partnership with Crawford Hoying, is moving forward with the second phase of their mixed-use development community in Cincinnati, Ohio: The District at Clifton Heights.

The District at Clifton Heights is the site of the former Deaconess Hospital at Clifton Avenue and Straight …

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Labor Shortage is a Universal Issue in the Construction Industry

The ever-growing labor shortage is a universal issue, affecting nearly every business sector that relies on the availability of a workforce. It’s an issue that was happening before the COVID-19 pandemic and has persisted.

According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, there are 11.3 million job openings in the U.S., …

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Ohio DOT to Invest Nearly $2B into Transportation this Year

COLUMBUS, OH — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announces the launch of the Ohio Department of Transportation’s (ODOT) 2022 construction season.

This year, Ohio is investing nearly $2 billion on 829 projects across the state. Ninety-five cents of every dollar spent goes toward preserving existing infrastructure. Crews will improve 661 …

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Twin Cities-Milwaukee-Chicago Rail Receives $31.8M Federal Boost

MILWAUKEE, WI — The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) together with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) announce a $31.8-million federal grant for station and rail segment improvements to double passenger rail service and increase freight efficiency along the corridor that connects the Twin Cities, La Crosse, Milwaukee, and Chicago. …

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Chicago’s Focal Point Community Campus Gets the Green Light

CHICAGO, IL — The Chicago City Council has approved the first-of-its-kind, mixed-use community Focal Point Community Campus, anchored by a new Saint Anthony Hospital — a 30-contiguous-acre project in the works for over a decade. Approximately half a million Chicagoans live in the area that will be served by the …

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President Biden and USDOT Announce $1.2B for Highways in Rural Appalachia

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Biden and the U.S. Department of Transportation announce more than $1.2 billion for the Appalachian Development Highway System (ADHS) toward the timely completion of designated corridors in 11 states in the Appalachian region.

Under President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, annual funding for the ADHS will increase …

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Illinois Governor Announces Nearly $220M in Rebuild Illinois Funding to Support Local Transit, Ports Projects

SPRINGFIELD, IL — Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announce that almost $111.4 million has been awarded to transit providers downstate as part of the historic, bipartisan Rebuild Illinois capital program. The governor also announced an additional $108.3 million for public ports in Illinois. The two …

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Kentucky Motorists Lose $4.7B Annually on Roads that are Rough, Congested, and Lack Some Desirable Safety Features

LOUISVILLE, KY — Roads and bridges that are deteriorated, congested, or lack some desirable safety features cost Kentucky motorists a total of $4.7 billion statewide annually — as much as $2,154 per driver in some urban areas — due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes, and congestion-related delays. Increased …