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Pulse   12/09/2013

Kentucky The Webb Cos. is planning to build the CentrePointe mixed-use development in Lexington. The project will include a 19-story, 286-room Marriott hotel with retail and restaurant space, a 700-space underground parking garage, 96 apartments and a 157,710-sq-ft office building. Lend Lease (US) Construction Inc. is the construction manager. The project is valued at between $25 million and $50 million. The Webb Cos., Attn: Woodford Webb, 250 W. Main St., Lexington, 40507. DR#08-00751542.

Ohio Pinto Energy is planning to build a gas-to-liquids refinery in Ashtabula. The refinery will convert 2,800 barrels of natural gas per day into various synthetic liquids, including solvents, lubricants, waxes and diesel fuel. The plant is being designed by Ventech Engineers. Construction is expected to start during the first half of 2014 and be completed by late 2015. The project is valued at $300 million. Pinto Energy, 1001 Texas St., Houston, Texas, 77002. DR#13-00636233.

Washington Lowe Enterprises Real Estate Services and Alecta Real Estate USA have formed a joint venture to develop a 24-story condo building in Seattle's First Hill neighborhood. The building, located at 1321 Seneca St., will contain 169 units and 174 underground parking spaces. The project is valued at between $25 million and $50 million. Lowe Enterprises Real Estate Services, 11777 San Vicente Blvd., Los Angeles, Calif., 90049. DR#12-00465724.


Illinois Regency Centers Corp., a developer, is building the Glen Gate Shopping Center on a 21-acre site in Glenview. The 102,876-sq-ft center will be anchored by a Mariano's Fresh Market. It will be served by the Village of Golf Metra rail stop. The project is valued at $7 million. Regency Centers Corp., 1211 W. 22nd St., Oak Brook, 60523. DR#13-00529428.

Missouri Tarlton Corp. has started constructing the Monsanto Company Chesterfield Village Parking Garage. The project entails building a three-story, 420,000-sq-ft cast-in-place concrete structure that will contain 1,720 parking spaces. The project is valued at between $25 million and $50 million. Tarlton Corp., Attn: Steve Cronin, 5500 W. Park Ave., St. Louis, 63110. DR#13-00582223.

New York The Buffalo Zoological Gardens has selected The Pike Co. to build the new Arctic Edge exhibit at the Buffalo Zoo. The 40,000-sq-ft exhibit will serve as a home for polar bears and wolves, and possibly bald eagles and Canadian lynx, depending on fund-raising results. The exhibit was designed by Foit-Albert & Associates. Construction is expected to start in January 2014 and be completed by September 2015. The estimated construction cost is $11.6 million. The Pike Co., Attn: Christine Rath, Project Manager, 1 Circle St., Rochester, 14607. DR#10-00457841.

Bid/Proposal Dates

New Mexico 12/17 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking design-build bidders to build Phase 2 of the Nuclear Systems Wing & Sustainment Center at Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque. The project entails building a two-story, 74,572-sq-ft building, which will connect to existing building 20325 via a first-floor enclosed corridor. The project is valued at between $25 million and $100 million. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Attn: Kathleen Mayer, Contracts, 4101 Jefferson Plaza NE, Albuquerque, 87109. DR#13-00606604.

Kansas 12/18 The Kansas Dept. of Transportation is seeking bidders to carry out a highway paving project on Interstate 70 in Ellis County. The project consists of milling, applying a hot-mix asphalt overlay, and pavement marking a 15.6-mile segment from Exit 159 east to the Russell County line. The project is valued at $11.7 million. Kansas Dept. of Transportation, Attn: Abe Rezayazdi, Asst. Bureau Chief, 700 SW Harrison St., Topeka, 66603. DR#13-00669821.

Massachusetts 1/14 The Massachusetts Dept. of Transportation is seeking bidders to carry out the Methuen rotary modification project. The project entails eliminating the rotary and realigning Routes 110 and 113 under Interstate 93. Routes 110 and 113 west and east of the rotary would be realigned to provide a four-leg and a T intersection, respectively. The preferred alternative calls for a cloverleaf interchange. The interchange ramps would be realigned with new loops located in the northeast and northwest quadrants. The project is valued at $63.2 million. Massachusetts Dept. of Transportation, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, 02116. DR#08-00688614.

Texas 1/15 Bartlett Cocke General Contractors, the construction manager, is seeking subcontractor bidders to build the Academic Teaching and Learning Center at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. The single-story, 125,000-sq-ft building will accommodate additional medical students who will receive their clinical experience at the Regional Academic Health Center in Harlingen. It will contain classrooms, lecture halls and a gross-anatomy teaching facility. The project is valued at $33.5 million. Bartlett Cocke General Contractors, Attn: Chris Johnson, Project Manager, 8706 Lockway St., San Antonio, 78217. DR#03-00894794.


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