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Pulse   03/10/2014



New York The Red Apple Group is planning to build the Ocean Dreams residential development in the Coney Island neighborhood in Brooklyn. It will consist of a 15-story building and an 18-story building containing, in total, 415 condominiums and 418 parking spaces. The project is valued at $56 million. RA Real Estate Inc., 823 11th Ave., New York City, 10019. DR#10-00657204.

Pennsylvania Property Reserve Inc., the commercial real estate arm of the Mormon church, is planning to build a residential tower at 1601 Vine St. in Philadelphia. The 32-story, 400,000-sq-ft building will contain 258 market-rate apartments, 13 townhouses and 12,000 sq ft of retail space. There also will be a meeting house with a chapel, a family-history and cultural center and a courtyard. The project is valued at $120 million. Property Reserve Inc., Five Triad Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84180. DR#05-00918168

Bids, Contracts, Proposals

Kansas The Weitz Co. has started building Mission 106, a residential project in Mission Farms, a mixed-use community that straddles the line between Leawood and Overland Park. Totaling 211,000 sq ft, the project includes two four-story apartment buildings, comprising 132 apartments overall, and seven townhouses. The job is valued at between $15 million and $25 million. The Weitz Co., 10901 W. 84th Terrace, Lenexa, 66214. DR#13-00574694.

Massachusetts Tocci Building Cos. has started constructing the Lynnfield Initiatives for Elders (LIFE) development in Lynnfield. The project encompasses seven buildings, totaling 115,000 sq ft, on a 6.5-acre site, including a 65,000-sq-ft, 30-unit apartment building with a basement parking garage; a 4,600-sq-ft clubhouse; three two-unit townhouses and two three-unit townhouses. The project is valued at $15 million. Tocci Building Cos., 660 Main St., Woburn, 01801. DR#13-00584854.

Oklahoma The City of Oklahoma City is planning to rehabilitate the 84-year-old Santa Fe Train Depot. TAP Architecture is the designer. The project will entail designing a new intermodal transportation hub for the city's new streetcar system, Amtrak passenger rail service, downtown bus transit center, a new Oklahoma City Boulevard and a bike-share program. A tunnel will be extended to provide pedestrian access under the railroad tracks. The project is valued at $16 million. Oklahoma City Public Works Dept., 420 W. Main St., Oklahoma City, 73102. DR#13-00662563.

Texas M&G Chemicals has awarded a $1-billion engineering, procurement and construction contract to Sinopec Engineering (Group) Co. Ltd. to build a polyethylene terephthalate-purified terephthalic acid plant in Corpus Christi. The plant will produce 600,000 metric tonnes of PET and 864,000 metric tonnes of PTA, making it the largest single-line PET and PTA plant in the world. The owner plans to use its own forces. Construction is expected to start in late 2014. M&G Chemicals, 450 Gears Rd., Houston, 77067. DR#14-00445926.

Bid, Proposal Dates

California 3/19 The Federal Highway Administration is seeking bidders to carry out a two-part road rehabilitation project at Yosemite National Park. Schedule A begins at the intersection of Big Oak Flat Road and Tioga Road and proceeds east for 12.8 miles. Schedule B begins at the same intersection and proceeds east for 15 miles. The project is valued at between $10 million and $15 million. Federal Highway Administration, 12300 W. Dakota Ave., Lakewood, Colo. 80228. DR#14-00417043.

Florida 3/19 The Citrus County Board of Commissioners is requesting qualifications from engineering companies seeking to design the Sugarmill Woods advanced wastewater treatment and water reclamation plant, located in Lecanto. The project entails a 2-million-gallon-per-day facility. The project's value has been estimated at between $7 million and $10 million. Citrus County Board of Commissioners, 3600 W. Sovereign Path, Lecanto, 34461. DR#14-00425502.

Nebraska 6/1 The City of Papillion is seeking bidders to build a public-works facility. It will consist of a 26,600-sq-ft administration building, with offices and 12 maintenance bays; a 16,100-sq-ft vehicle storage facility and a 9,300-sq-ft building, housing a sign shop, a carpentry shop and a drive-through wash bay. The facility also will include a fuel island, tanks for storing 20,000 gallons of gasoline and an aluminum-frame storage building for salt. The project is valued at $8 million. City of Papillion, 122 E. Third St., Papillion, 68046. DR#13-00609967.


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