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Gilbane Building Company Celebrates the Topping Out of the Venice Campus Bed Tower Expansion

VENICE, FL — Gilbane Building Company and Sarasota Memorial Health Care System marked a major milestone with the topping out of the Venice Campus Bed Tower expansion. Opening in 2024, the new patient tower will add 102 new private patient rooms to the Venice hospital, with dedicated surgical, cardiac, and …

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Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Awards the New Airside D to the Hensel Phelps Design-Build Team

TAMPA, FL — The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority (HCAA) awards the design-build team consisting of Hensel Phelps, HNTB Corporation, Gensler, and The Beck Group the contract to design and construct the new Airside D at the Tampa International Airport (TPA) in Florida.

The HCAA Board of Directors …

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Gilbane Building Company Breaks Ground on Palmetto High School Replacement Project

PALMETTO, FL — Gilbane Building Company announces the ground breaking of the Palmetto High School replacement project. The School District of Manatee County has partnered with SchenkelShultz Architects and Gilbane Building Company to perform services that entail renovations, upgrades, and new construction of a two-story building with a 60,000-square-foot addition …

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Gilbane Building Company Breaks Ground on Sunbridge K-8 School

KISSIMMEE, FL — Gilbane Building Company joined the School District of Osceola County (SDOC) to celebrate the groundbreaking for Sunbridge K-8, located in Kissimmee, Florida. Attendees included Superintendent Dr. Deborah Pace; School Board Member Vice Chairwoman Erika Booth; Dave Sharma, Facilities Director; Ed Napier, Director of Construction Services, Zyscovich …

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Jacobs to Manage Infrastructure Program for Fulton County Schools

ATLANTA, GA — Jacobs was selected by Fulton County Schools (FCS) in Atlanta, Georgia, to manage the Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (ESPLOST) Capital Improvement Program. The current program will implement FCS' Capital Plan 2027, which includes $648 million in capital improvements for FCS facilities, safety, and technology …

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The Nashville International Airport Terminal Lobby and International Arrivals Facility Team Reveals the New Grand Lobby

NASHVILLE, TN — After roughly 38 months of design and construction, Hensel Phelps reached a monumental milestone by turning over the new Nashville International Airport Terminal Lobby to the public for the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority.

The design-build project with Fentress Architects showcases a new airwave roof extending from the …

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Hartsfield-Jackson Celebrates T-North Extension Opening

ATLANTA, GA — Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) has officially opened its Concourse T-North Extension at a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

“Adding [the T-North extension] to our infrastructure simply strengthens our position as a global gateway,” Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens said. “The extension will enhance the customer experience. ... So I'm happy …

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Highlands College Opens First On-Campus Student Housing

BIRMINGHAM, AL — Highlands College has opened the first residence hall on its new campus in Birmingham, Alabama, creating the opportunity for students to live on campus for the first time.

The residence hall supports the four-pillar approach of Highlands College that leverages academic instruction, hands-on training, spiritual development, and …

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Orlando Health Responds to Increased Demand for Orthopedic Services with New Institute

Responding to an increased demand for orthopedic services, Orlando Health is nearing completion of a 375,000-square-foot orthopedic institute.

“In central Florida, we have seen a significant surge in the need for orthopedic services,” says April Ernst, Administrator for Allied Health & Support Services for the institute. “We also saw a …

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Ryan Breaks Ground on 50th Charter School Project

BRADENTON, FL — Along with Red Apple Development, Ryan Companies is celebrating the ribbon cutting of Lakewood Ranch Preparatory Academy Lower School, a K-5 charter school, and the construction start of the upper school grades 6-12.

This new project marks Ryan's 50th time they have been the general contractor …

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University of Miami Announces Plans for New Football Operations Center

MIAMI, FL — The University of Miami and Miami Athletics shares plans to build a new on-campus football operations center for Hurricanes football. Designed by HOK and Arquitectonica, the seven-story building will elevate the program and the student-athlete experience.

“We are excited to announce plans to build this best-in-class, …

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Centennial Yards Company Breaks Ground on $5B 50-Acre Mixed-Use Development to Transform Downtown Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA — Centennial Yards Company announces the groundbreaking of Centennial Yards, one of the largest city-center developments in the United States. Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens joined Atlanta Hawks owner Tony Ressler; CIM Group Co-Founder and Principal Richard Ressler; Grant Hill, Vice Chair of Atlanta Hawks; and Michael Russell …

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Parking Deck Renewal Project Flying High at Hartsfield-Jackson

Multiple projects are under way as part of ATLNext, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s capital improvement program, including parking deck renewals.

The development master plan is designed to boost capacity, renew and replace existing facilities, and enhance ATL’s aesthetic appeal, according to an airport spokesperson, adding, “ATLNext, through 2042, will help …

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Dothan City Center Design and Redevelopment Plan Recognized

The Alabama Chapter of the American Planning Association (ALAPA) has recognized the Dothan City Center Design and Redevelopment Plan with the 2022 Franklin M. Setzer Urban Design Award.

Conferred at the annual award program, the award was nominated by the Wiregrass Foundation and is given in memory of Frank Setzer, …

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Balfour Beatty Delivers Greenstone Properties’ 14th + Spring Office Tower and Crescent Communities’ NOVEL Midtown

ATLANTA, GA — Balfour Beatty completes construction of Greenstone Properties’ and Crescent Communities’ joint development in Atlanta featuring the newly delivered 14th + Spring Office Tower and NOVEL Midtown multifamily community. The new multifamily and office towers add Class A+ office space, 340 residential apartments, and 3,200 square …

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Florida Poly's New Research Building Opens its Doors

LAKELAND, FL — Florida Polytechnic University unveiled its new Applied Research Center. The $47-million building expands the university's research capabilities and will further its mission to serve students and industry through excellence in education, discovery, and application of engineering and applied sciences.

At more than 90,000 square feet, the Applied …

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Shawmut Design and Construction Tops Off at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina Event Center

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — Shawmut Design and Construction, a national construction management firm, completed the steel topping off of the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina’s new 38,000-square-foot event center, slated for completion this year.

In partnership with Adache Group Architects and HBA, the new, two-level building will feature 28,500 …

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Trammell Crow Company, High Street Residential, and Georgia Tech Break Ground on Science Square

ATLANTA, GA — Trammell Crow Company (TCC), a commercial real estate developer, hosted a groundbreaking ceremony in partnership with its residential subsidiary, High Street Residential (HSR), and Georgia Advanced Technology Ventures (GATV), a cooperative organization of the Georgia Institute of Technology, for the first phase of Science Square.

Formerly known …

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University of Florida Unveils New Football Training Center

GAINESVILLE, FL — The James W. “Bill” Heavener Football Training Center at the University of Florida recently opened, just ahead of the 2022 season. Designed by HOK and constructed by Parrish-McCall, the 142,000-square-foot building includes two floors of high-performance training spaces for student-athletes. Modern amenities throughout the facility support …

AECOM Awarded Program Management Contract for Orange County Public Schools in Florida

ORLANDO, FL — AECOM, an infrastructure consulting firm, announces it has been selected by Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) in Florida to provide program management services in support of its capital facility program. The district-wide program encompasses remodeling, renovations, and additions to existing schools and facilities as well as …

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Stantec-Designed Strata Wynwood Mixed-Use Development Completed in Miami’s Wynwood Arts District

MIAMI, FL — The new Strata Wynwood mixed-use residential building, designed by global firm Stantec, is the newest addition to the Wynwood Arts District in Miami. The project includes 257 residential units, artist studios, three floors of office space, street-level retail, and 474 parking spaces. Stantec provided building architecture …

Gilbane Building Company Begins Renovation at Orange Technical College in Orlando, Florida

ORLANDO, FL — Gilbane is providing construction management services for the comprehensive renovation project located in the heart of Creative Village within Orange Technical College’s (OTC) main campus. OTC is part of Orange County Public Schools and has five campuses offering various technical programs of study leading to career certifications …

University of Miami Breaks Ground on New Comprehensive Cancer Center

MIAMI, FL — Designed by HOK, the University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center - Transformational Cancer Research Building (TCRB) will be a hub for cancer research, innovation, wellness, and patient-centered care.

The University of Miami recently celebrated the groundbreaking of the TCRB. Set to open in 2024, the …

Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall Transformation Complete at the University of Georgia

ATHENS, GA — Designed by HOK and built by DPR Construction, the expanded Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall at the University of Georgia (UGA) supports the 2021-2022 college football national champions with 136,300 square feet of new space and 28,700 square feet of renovated space in the Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall athletic …

Kohler Co., Burns & McDonnell Complete 546,000-Square-Foot Distribution Warehouse at Kohler’s Huntsville Campus

HUNTSVILLE, AL — Kohler Co., a manufacturer of kitchen and bath products, and Burns & McDonnell have completed construction of a 546,000-square-foot warehouse at Kohler’s Huntsville campus. Spanning 28 acres, the major capital investment project will increase production and shipping capacity for the company’s lines of STERLING Vikrell bath and …

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New CROFT-Designed Kennesaw Recreational Center Wins Design Award

KENNESAW, GA — CROFT & Associates' newly-designed recreational center for the city of Kennesaw has officially opened — and already won its first award. The $10.5-million, 48,700-square-foot recreational center, originally designed to be constructed in two phases, was ultimately completed in its entirety and ahead of schedule.

Not long …

Ryan to Build Taste and Scent Innovation and Customer Experience Center in Lakeland, Florida's Citrus Belt

LAKELAND, FL — Ryan Companies US, Inc. (Ryan), a national commercial real estate solutions provider, has been appointed as the lead developer, architect, construction, and management team on IFF’s new Citrus Innovation Center at Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland, Florida. Ryan will break ground on the 28,000-square-foot facility this summer, …

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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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Henry County Transit Master Plan Will Shape Mobility Connections in Suburban Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA — Residents of Henry County, Georgia, enjoy the perks of living only 30 minutes south of downtown Atlanta on Interstate 75, along with the benefits of parks and recreation opportunities, plentiful and affordable housing, and attractions like the Atlanta Motor Speedway closer to home. Those perks are reflected …

Tennessee Governor and Commissioner Release Transportation Improvement Plan for 2023-2025

NASHVILLE, TN — Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Interim Commissioner Joe Galbato release TDOT’s annual three-year transportation program, featuring just over $3.6 billion in infrastructure investments for 58 individual project phases in 34 counties across the state.

The program emphasizes the repair and replacement of …

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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 …

Governor DeSantis’ Florida Freedom First Budget Invests $10.4B in Transportation Infrastructure

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Governor Ron DeSantis recently unveiled his Freedom First budget for Fiscal Year 2022-23. The proposed budget invests a historic $10.4 billion in funding for Florida’s transportation infrastructure. This budget builds upon the state’s investments in critical improvements and enhancements over the last three years and will allow …