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Pulse   05/27/2013
Planning

Georgia The City of Newnan is planning to renovate the former Newnan Hospital building into a Coweta satellite campus for the University of West Georgia. The project involves converting the building into classrooms, laboratories and offices. The Potts Co. will serve as the construction manager. The project has been valued at $15 million. The Potts Co., 981 E. Freeway Dr., S.E., Conyers, 30094. DR#12-00608574.

Illinois A joint venture between developers Fifield Real Estate Management and Carroll Properties is planning to build a residential-retail mixed-use development in Evanston. The project will comprise two buildings—one 14 stories, the other 16 stories—containing 368 apartments and 12 street-level townhomes as well as 4,000 sq ft of retail space. A connecting structure will contain three floors of parking. Other amenities will include gyms, a yoga studio, a theater and an outdoor pool The project is valued at $148 million. Fifield Real Estate Management, Attn: Kevin Farrell, Senior Vice President, 222 S. Riverside Plaza, Chicago, 60606. DR#13-00425755.

Pennsylvania Mount Nittany Medical Center, located in State College, is planning to build a new 60,000-sq-ft surgical-center wing. The new wing will contain five operating rooms, pre- and post-surgical care areas, and a central sterile supply space. Alexander Building Construction has been selected as the construction manager. The job is valued at $36 million. Mount Nittany Medical Center, 1800 E. Park Ave., State College, 16803. DR#12-00630469.

South Carolina Design South Professionals Inc. is planning to convert the former Brandon Mill building into the Brandon Mill Apartments. The project team will convert the four-story, 38,000-sq-ft building into 173 apartments and build a pool. The project is valued at $38 million. Design South Professionals Inc., One Linwa Blvd., Anderson, 29621. DR#13-00410562.

Bids/Contracts/Proposals

Kentucky Nally & Gibson Georgetown LLC has started work on an Interstate 75 rehabilitation project in Scott County. The project entails milling and applying a thin asphalt overlay for 8.8 miles, from milepost 125.528 to milepost 134.386. The project has been valued at $10.7 million. Nally & Gibson Georgetown LLC, 100 Farmers Bank Sq., Georgetown, 40324. DR#13-00406818.

Massachusetts Gilbane Building Co., the construction manager, has started building the University of Massachusetts General Academic Building No. 1. The project team will construct a four-story, 181,000-sq-ft building to house four departments. It will include a theater, a recital hall, a dance studio, faculty and staff offices, and a student lounge. The project is valued at $86 million. Gilbane Building Co., 155 Federal St., Boston, 02110. DR#10-00644481

Texas Koontz McCombs Construction Co., serving as both the developer and general contractor, has started building the Sedona Ranch Apartments in Odessa. The project includes the construction of 12 three-story buildings, totaling 283,800 sq ft, that will contain 268 units and a swimming pool. The project is valued at between $15 million and $25 million. Koontz McCombs Construction Co., 755 E. Mulberry Ave., San Antonio, 78212. DR#12-00605956.

West Virginia Neighborgall Construction Co. has started renovating the Visual Arts Building at Marshall University in Huntington. The project involves the renovation of a 67,200-sq-ft building as well as the addition of new electrical and plumbing systems, insulation and roofing. The job is valued at $10.9 million. Neighborgall Construction Co., Attn: Donald Bates, 1216 Seventh Ave., Huntington, 25701. DR#02-00858360.

Bid/Proposal Dates

Missouri 6/14 The University of Central Missouri is seeking bidders to build a mixed-use student apartment building in Warrensburg. The project involves building a 325-bed residence complex; the ground floor will house the university bookstore and retail and food establishments. The project's value has been estimated at between $30 million and $40 million. University of Central Missouri, 102 W. South St., Warrensburg, 64093. DR#12-00571718.

California 6/17 The U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs is seeking bidders to carry out the Palo Alto VA Radiology Consolidation and Parking Structure No. 2 project. The project entails renovating 13,000 sq ft of the existing radiology building and constructing a two-story, 34,000-sq-ft addition and a multi-story, 265,000-sq-ft parking structure. The project has been valued at $100 million. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, 1175 Nimitz Ave., Vallejo, 94592. DR#12-00572395.

Utah 6/25 The Central Utah Water Conservancy District is seeking out bidders to build the Utah Lake System Mapleton-Springville Regulating Tank, sited in Mapleton. The project team will construct a rectangular, 6.7-million-gallon concrete tank and install plunger valves, 30-in. sleeve valves and an isolation valve vault. The project team also will install 1,900 ft of 54-in., 48-in. and 42-in.-dia welded steel pipe and 3,700 ft of 54-in. and 42-in.-dia HDPE pipe. The project's value has been estimated between $10 million and $15 million. Central Utah Water Conservancy District, 355 W. University Pkwy., Orem, 84058. DR#13-00467492.

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