Pulse: New York
Bid of the Week:
The New York State Office of General Services is seeking bids by Nov. 20 for a $130-million contract for the renovation of a portion of the Manhattan Psychiatric Center. The renovated area will be newly occupied by Kirby Forensic, a maximum security psychiatric hospital and will require modifications of up to 260,000 sq ft of space. The project will consist of a total interior renovation of up to 21 floors, including interior construction, heating, plumbing, electric, elevators, fire safety, security and communications to provide a state-of-the-art psychiatric facility. The New York State Office of General Services, Attn: Bruce Trobridge, Director of Consultant Procurement, 3580 Corning Tower 35th Fl., Albany, 12242-0001.
Yoel Werzberger is in the planning stage for a 116,751-sq-ft apartment building in Brooklyn. The $52-million project will feature 19 stories above grade and one story below grade. Yoel Werzberger, Attn: Yoel Werzberger, Owner, 167 Graham Avenue, Brooklyn, 11206-2131. DR#15-00655974.
SL Green Realty Corp. is in the planning stage for a renovation to 919 3rd Ave. The $26.6-million project will feature infrastructure upgrades, new partitions and ceilings, mechanical and plumbing work and other upgrades. SL Green Realty Corp., Attn: Roger Merriman, VP of Construction, 420 Lexington Ave., New York, 10170-0002. DR#15-00654941.
Queensbury Partners is planning the Fowler Square Mixed-Use Development in Queensbury. The $20-million project totals 81,180 sq ft and includes office space, retail space and 142 multifamily units. Queensbury Partners, Attn: David Santos, 269 Ballard Rd., Wilton, 12831-1357. DR#15-00653322.
Lasingburgh Central School District is in planning for renovations and additions to Turnpike Elementary School in Troy. The $18.1-million project will include construction of a 32,000-sq-ft classroom, gymnasium and cafeteria addition as well as renovations to the existing building and expansion of the existing parking lot. Lansingburgh Central School District, Attn: Cynthia DeDominick, Superintendent, 576 5th Ave., Troy, 12182-2536. DR#15-00659549.
Albany Engineering Corp. is planning the Lyon Mountain Energy Storage Project. The $50-million project would consist of upper and lower reservoirs comprising various existing underground levels and voids within the rock confines of the Lyon Mountain mine; two 15-ft-dia, 2,000-ft-long vertical water conveyance structures between the upper reservoir and the powerhouse, consisting of grouted steel casings within existing bedrock; a 15-ft-dia, 2,000-ft-long horizontal water conveyance structure between the powerhouse and the lower reservoir, consisting of grouted steel casings within existing bedrock; an 80-ft-wide by 300-ft-long by 40-ft-high underground powerhouse chamber; and a 40-ft-wide by 275-ft-long underground switchgear and equipment chamber. The project would also include 100 turbine generators each rated at 2.4 megawatts and a 115-kilovolt transmission line approximately 1,000 ft long from the powerhouse to an existing transmission line. Albany Engineering Corp., Attn: Jim Besha Sr., Project Engineer, 5 Washington Sq., Albany, 12205. DR#15-00649853.
Liberty Property Trust is planning construction of an office building on the waterfront in Camden. The building is the first of four to five buildings that will combine for a total of 1.7 million sq ft of office space. Liberty Property Trust, Attn: Mark Goldstein, Vice President, 500 Chesterfield Parkway, Malvern, Pa., 19355-8707. DR#15-00637395.