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Pulse   03/17/2014
Planning

Colorado Shea Properties is planning to develop a mixed-use tower at 999 17th St. in Denver. The project team will construct a 17-story, 736,000-sq-ft building to contain 361 apartments, totaling 377,000 sq ft; office space, totaling 109,000 sq ft; a health club and 500 parking spaces. Davis Partnership Architects is the designer, and GE Johnson Construction Co. is the construction manager-at-risk. The project is valued at $118 million. Shea Properties, 6380 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Greenwood Village, 80111. DR#08-00723478.

New York Soho Properties Inc.- Murray Hill Properties is planning to develop a 20- to 23-story retail and hotel tower at 205 W. 40th St. in Manhattan. The site is currently occupied by a three-story building, which will be demolished. Plans call for a 250- to 260-room hotel. The project has been valued at between $15 million and $25 million. Soho Properties Inc.-Murray Hill Properties, Attn: Sharif El-Gamal, Project Manager, 31 W. 27th St., New York City, 10001. DR#14-00441105.

Texas PM Realty Group and Atlas USA Holdings LLC are planning to create a mixed-use development on a 35-acre site—currently occupied by the ExxonMobil Chemical Co.—at 13501 Katy Freeway in Houston's Energy Corridor district. The plan includes a mix of apartments, office space, shops and a hotel. Exxon will vacate the site in 2015. The project is valued at $1 billion. PM Realty Group, 1000 Main St., Houston, 77002. DR#14-00441732.

Bids, Contracts, Proposals

Michigan Ashley Grand Rapids LLC has started carrying out a paving project on state Route M-53 in Warren. The project entails cold milling, hot-mix- asphalt resurfacing and installing signage along a 2.85-mile stretch, from Helen Street to Red Run Drain. Construction is expected to be completed by June 2015. The project's value has been estimated at $10.3 million. Ashley Grand Rapids LLC, 2575 S. Haggerty Rd., Canton, 48188. DR#09-00631538.

Ohio The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $44.2-million contract to Treviicos South Inc. to repair Bolivar Dam, an 87-ft-tall, 6,300-ft-long structure on Sandy Creek. The project entails building a 4,500-ft-long and up to 144-ft-deep partial-depth seepage barrier through the upstream slope of the dam embankment. Also required are drilling and grouting along an alignment 300 ft long and averaging 60 ft deep in the left abutment of the dam. Treviicos, 38 Third Ave., Charlestown, Mass. 02129. DR#13-00574259.

Tennessee H&M Construction Co., serving as the construction manager, has started building the Union University Library in Jackson. Designed by TLM Associates Inc., the three-story building will comprise 53,600 sq ft. The project's value has been estimated at $18 million. H&M Construction Co. Inc., Project Manager, 50 Security Dr., Jackson, 38305. DR#08-00889498.

Washington Sound Transit has awarded a $29.9-million design-build contract to the joint venture Harbor Pacific-Graham to build a parking garage next to the future Angle Lake light-rail station. The project entails building a 1,050-space garage, with a drop-off area for light-rail users; retail space and 35,000 sq ft for future transit-oriented development. Construction is expected to begin in fall 2014 and be completed in 2016. Harbor Pacific Contractors Inc., 19628 144th Ave., N.E., Woodinville, 98072. DR#13-00533695.

Bid, Proposal Dates

Georgia 3/25 Capstone Building Corp., the general contractor, is seeking subcontractor bidders to carry out the first stage of a project at Meriwether Homes, a public housing development in Griffin. Phase one entails asbestos abatement, demolition and removal of existing buildings. Later developments will include the construction of new housing. The project's value has been estimated at between $10 million and $15 million. Capstone Building Corp., 3415 Independence Dr., Birmingham, Ala. 35209. DR#14-00452763.

Mississippi 4/2 The City of Biloxi is seeking bidders to carry out a set of eight sewer and water-main replacement projects. One project involves the removal and replacement of existing sanitary-sewer, water-main and storm-drainage systems under Sixth Street North, specifically 14,500 ft of 8-in. to 27-in. gravity sewer main, 17,000 ft of 6-in. to 16-in. water main and 13,900 ft of 15-in. to 60-in. storm drainage and the demolition of an existing pump station and associated force main. The aggregate value of the eight contracts is $120 million. City of Biloxi, 140 Lameuse St., Biloxi, 39530. DR#14-00432167.

West Virginia 4/3 The Marshall County Board of Education is seeking bidders to carry out a renovation project at John Marshall High School in Glen Dale. The project involves installing new windows, renovating restrooms, and building a new kitchen and cafeteria. Existing science labs will be renovated and, to help meet an increase in chemistry classes resulting from a recent state requirement, more labs built. The project also includes the elimination of a bridge connecting the main building to the gym-auditorium, which is being replaced by a new building. The project is valued at $15 million. Marshall County Board of Education, Attn: Fred Renzella, Superintendent, 2700 Fourth St., Moundsville, 26041. DR#10-00724316.

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