Pulse   07/28/2014

District of Columbia Hobby Lobby is planning to build the Museum of the Bible. The project entails converting a former 400,000-sq-ft warehouse, located at 300 D St., S.W., that, until recently, had housed the Washington Design Center. The owner plans to restore the facade, gut and reinforce the interior, and construct a two-story glass addition on the roof. Hobby Lobby, Attn: Dirk Crockett, Project Manager, 7707 S.W. 44th St., Oklahoma City, Okla. 73179. DR#12-00605361.

Hawaii General Growth Properties, the Kobayashi Group, BlackSand Capital and The McNaughton Group are developing the Park Lane Ala Moana, a group of seven luxury condominium towers in Honolulu. The eight-story buildings will contain 215 units, ranging from 850 sq ft to 6,000 sq ft and totaling 500,000 sq ft; the towers will sit on 2.5 floors of commercial parking space. Solomon Cordwell Buenz & Associates is the designer. The project is valued at $500 million. Kobayashi Group, Attn: Elton Wong, Project Manager, 1288 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, 96814. DR#14-00468216.

Minnesota Granite Falls Municipal Hospital is planning to build the Granite Falls Nursing Home. The project involves the construction of a single-story, 48-bed, 48,368-sq-ft building, including a kitchen and dietary department to serve both the nursing home and the hospital. Tremain Architects & Planners Ltd. is the designer. Kraus-Anderson Construction Co. is the general contractor. The project is valued at between $3 million and $5 million. Kraus-Anderson Construction Co., Attn: Clinton Gronhovd, Project Manager, 206 Beltrami Ave., N.W., Bemidji, 56601. DR#14-00566807.

Ohio Team Gemini LLC is planning to develop the Gemini Synergy Center, an industrial park whose main component will be the Center of Resource Recovery and Recycling (COR3). COR3 will consist of a 185,000-sq-ft landfill receiving facility as well as a recovery and recycling facility that will process municipal solid waste. The project will include the construction of 1.6 million sq ft of greenhouses, a waste-to-energy center that uses anaerobic digesters, combined heat-and-power generators, and 50,000 sq ft office and research center. Landfill gas from the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio's adjacent landfill will be fed into a 5.55-MW biogas cogeneration system. Manhattan Construction Inc. is the construction manager. The project is valued at $215 million. Team Gemini LLC, Attn: Douglas Haughn, President, 121 S. Orange Ave., Orlando, Fla. 32801. DR#13-00413702.

Virginia Capital One Financial Corp. is planning to build a new headquarters in Tysons Corner. The 32-story, 470-ft-tall, 940,550-sq-ft building will be the second-tallest structure—next to the Washington Monument—in the Washington, D.C., metro area. It will be located on a 26-acre site at the intersection of the Capital Beltway (Interstate 495) and state Route 123. HKS Architecture is the designer. The project is valued at $70 million. Capital One Finance Corp., Attn: Barry Mark, Director of Design and Construction, Capital One Dr., McLean, 22101. DR#13-00546498.

Bids, Contracts, Proposals

Minnesota The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $12.3-million firm-fixed-price contract to R.J. Zavoral & Sons Inc. to carry out the Roseau Flood Risk Management Project, located in Roseau. The project team will construct a 6,500-ft-long diversion channel, a channel inlet structure and a concrete restriction structure spanning the Roseau River. Furthermore, the project includes 700,000 cu yd of excavation of potentially saturated soils. The project will require excavation during winter months. R.J. Zavoral & Sons Inc., 18297 County Highway 72, S.W., East Grand Forks, 56721. DR#14-00443505.

New Mexico The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $19.7-million firm-fixed-price design-build contract to MACNAK Korte Team LLC to design and build a dormitory at Cannon Air Force Base in Curry County. The 144-person, three-story building will contain 52,132 sq ft. The project will include demolition of an existing two-story dormitory. MACNAK Korte Team is a joint venture of MACNAK Construction LLC and The Korte Co. MACNAK Construction LLC, Attn: Jim Linehan, Project Manager, 2624 112th St. South, Lakewood, Wash. 98499. DR#13-00594781.

Bid, Proposal Dates

Texas 8/7 The City of Laredo's Water Utilities Dept. is seeking bidders to build the Sombreretillo Wastewater Treatment Plant. The project entails constructing a 1.75-million-gallon-per-day activated sludge plant, including an influent lift station, force main, a headworks facility, flow splitter box, clarifiers, aeration blower, pump station, a chlorine disinfection system, sludge holding tanks, a dewatering system, an operation control building and a chlorine building. The project is valued at $10 million. City of Laredo, Water Utilities Dept., Attn: Jerry Garza, 5816 Daugherty Ave., Laredo, 78041. DR#08-00772313.

Colorado 8/18 The Mt. Crested Butte Performing Arts Center is seeking bidders to build the Biery-Witt Center, located at Mount Crested Butte. The project team will build a 500-seat performance hall. The project's value has been estimated at $23 million. Mt. Crested Butte Performing Arts Center, Attn: Erica Daugherty, General Manager, P.O. Box 4403, Crested Butte, 81224. DR#10-00448551.

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