California Denley Investments is planning to build a mixed-use project on a 1.67-acre site at 127 Oberlin Ave. in Claremont. The project involves demolishing an existing vacant industrial building and erecting two new buildings: a four-story, 64-unit residential building with a 181-space parking lot as well as a building that will contain five work-loft units and five live-loft units. Denley Investments, 710 N. McCadden Place, Los Angeles, 90028. DR#12-00458110.
Kentucky Alltech Inc. is planning to expand its Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co. operations in Lexington. The company has not yet released details. The project has been valued at $40 million. Alltech Inc., 3031 Catnip Hill Rd., Nicholasville, 40356. DR#12-00689059.
Washington Green River Community College is planning to build a new student-life building. The project entails the construction of a two-story, 42,000-sq-ft building. In summer 2013, the project will begin with the demolition of an existing building/complex. The project has been valued at $16 million. Washington Division of Engineering & Architectural Services, 210 11th Ave., Olympia, 98504. DR#11-00615290.
Wisconsin United Natural Foods is planning to build a distribution center in Sturtevant. The project comprises the construction of a 425,000-sq-ft building on a 35-acre site at the intersection of Durand Avenue and County Highway H. The project's value has been estimated at $32 million. United Natural Foods Inc., 555 Valley St., Providence, R.I. 02908. DR#12-00691822.
Florida The Beck Group, serving as construction manager, is converting the former Tampa federal courthouse building into a luxury hotel. The project entails redeveloping the 1905 Beaux Arts-style building into a 110-room hotel. Development Services Group is the developer. The project's value has been estimated at $27 million. The Beck Group, 220 W. Seventh Ave., Tampa, 33602. DR#02-00834611.
Minnesota The Red Lake Indian Tribal Council has selected Woodstone Builders to build the Seven Clans Casino Hotel in Warroad. The job's first phase entails the construction of a four-story, 80,000-sq-ft building that will house 60 hotel rooms, a gaming floor and, overlooking the Lake of the Woods, a restaurant. Red Lake Builders will serve as the construction manager. Construction is expected to begin in March 2013. The project has been valued at between $15 million and $25 million. Woodstone Builders, 9333 Penn Ave. South, Bloomington, 55431. DR#12-00658027.
New York Skanska/Trevcon, a joint venture, has started work on the East 91st Street Marine Transfer Station in New York City. The project involves demolishing the existing facility and access ramp and then building a new 80,000-sq-ft facility, where solid waste will be transferred from sanitation trucks to barges. The project will include dredging the waterway adjacent to the building and constructing a new fendering system and over-water access ramps. Expected to be completed by March 2016, the project has been valued at $181.6 million. Skanska/Trevcon, 7520 Astoria Blvd., East Elmhurst, 11370. DR#02-00769595.
Pennsylvania TurnKey Construction Inc. has started building the new Blaise Alexander Chevrolet-Buick car dealership in Pennsdale. The project will build a 46,861-sq-ft structure that will contain a car showroom, office space, a parts department, storage space and garage space. TurnKey Construction Inc., 2440 Lycoming Creek Rd., Williamsport, 17701. DR#13-00401405.
Texas Cadence McShane Construction has started constructing three buildings at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport International Commerce Park: the 500,000-sq-ft Trade Center 6, the 297,500-sq-ft Trade Center 7 and the 202,500-sq-ft Trade Center 9. The owner is a joint venture made up of Trammell Crow Co., Clarion Partners and Rosewood Property Co. The job has been valued at $24.7 million. Cadence McShane Construction, 14860 Montfort Dr., Dallas, 75254. DR#12-00663174.
North Carolina 1/31 The North Carolina Ports Authority is seeking bidders to design-build the North Carolina Forest Products Export Facility in Wilmington. The project entails building a bulk-handling facility for exporting wood pellets. Phase one of the project entails building a facility that will accommodate one million tons of pellets a year, including two 191-ft-dia reinforced-concrete storage domes, rail and train unloading systems, conveyors, chutes, hoppers, transfer towers, and associated mechanical equipment and electrical power supply. It also includes the demolition of some existing buildings, storage tanks and railroad trackage. The job is valued at $67.5 million. North Carolina Ports Authority, 2128 Burnett Blvd., Wilmington, 28401. DR#12-00644687.
Maryland 2/18 The Canal Place Preservation and Development Authority is seeking proposals from developers interested in renovating and re-using the former Footer Dye Works Building in Cumberland. The project involves renovating the four-story, 33,000-sq-ft building. The project has been valued at between $10 million and $15 million. Canal Place Preservation and Development Authority, 13 Canal St., Cumberland, 21502. DR#01-00719813.