Pulse   08/13/2012

California BioMed Realty Trust is planning to build a regenerative medicine campus in San Diego. The project entails building 150,000 sq ft of office, laboratory, warehouse and manufacturing space, which it has leased to Advanced BioHealing Inc., a regenerative medicine company that develops, manufactures and commercializes living, cell-based therapies. DPR Construction Inc. will serve as the construction manager. The project has been valued at between $25 million and $50 million. BioMed Realty Trust, 17140 Bernardo Center Dr., San Diego, 92128. DR#12-00570173.

Connecticut Winstanley Enterprises LLC is planning to build an office building at 100 College St. in New Haven, the first building of a large redevelopment project called Downtown Crossing. The project entails constructing an 11-story, 426,000-sq-ft building that will contain restaurants and a 600-space parking garage. Alexion Pharmaceuticals will be the anchor tenant. The job is valued at $100 million. Winstanley Enterprises LLC, Attn: Carter Winstanley, 150 Baker Ave., Concord, Mass., 01742. DR#08-00766081.

Colorado United Natural Foods is planning to build a refrigerated warehouse in Aurora. The project entails the construction of a 541,667-sq-ft tilt-up concrete building. Arco Design/Build Inc. has been selected as the design-build firm. Construction is expected to begin in September 2012. The project has been valued at $25 million. Arco Design/Build Inc., 380 Interstate North Pkwy., S.E., Atlanta, 30339. DR#12-00438505.

North Carolina Carolinas HealthCare System is planning to build a behavioral health center in Davidson. The project entails constructing a 66-bed, 67,280-sq-ft health center and a 10,000-sq-ft medical office building to serve patients with chronic mental health, mood or anxiety disorders. The facility will have large activity and living areas that will open to courtyards on a 23-acre site. The project is valued at between $10 million and $15 million. Carolinas HealthCare System, Attn: Tim Ledgerwood, Construction Dept., 4828 Airport Center Pkwy., Charlotte, 28208. DR#11-00656908.

Tennessee SWH Residential Partners is planning to build Rolling Mill Hill, a residential rental building, in Nashville. The project entails the construction of a five-story building containing 100 apartments. According to the owner, the building will have a neo-Art Deco style. It is being designed by Baker Barrios Architects. Construction is expected to begin in March 2013. The project has been valued at between $5 million and $10 million. SWH Residential Partners, 3930 E. Jones Bridge Rd., Norcross, Ga., 30092. DR#12-00570687.


Maryland Hensel Phelps Construction Co. has started construction of the Social Security Administration data center in Urbana. The project entails the construction of a 300,000-sq-ft main national data-center building, which will contain data, office and warehouse space. The building will incorporate energy-efficient heating and cooling systems and on-site renewable-energy sources. The project owner is the U.S. General Services Administration. The project has been valued at $191.6 million and is funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Hensel Phelps Construction Co., 4437 Brookfield Corp Dr., Chantilly, Va., 20151. DR#11-00613461.

Missouri The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $16.7-million firm-fixed-price contract to K&S Associates Inc. to build an Army Reserve Center in St. Charles. The project entails the construction of a 54,000-sq-ft training building and a 23,000-sq-ft maintenance shop at the Weldon Spring Local Training Area. The project is expected to be completed by January 2013. K&S Associates Inc., 516 Hanley Industrial Court, St. Louis, 63144. DR#11-00663637.

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Minnesota 8/29 Saint Cloud State University is seeking bids from construction management-at-risk firms to renovate Shoemaker Hall, a dorm. The project entails renovating 83,000 sq ft of the building's east and west towers and common areas. The project is valued at $12.5 million. Saint Cloud State University, 720 Fourth Ave. South, St. Cloud, 56301. DR#12-00457212.

Washington 8/30 Yakima School District No. 7 is seeking bidders for the A.C. Davis High School modernization and addition in Yakima. The project involves renovating the existing 244,000-sq-ft facility, construction of 28,000 sq ft of additions and construction of a new, 54,000-sq-ft stand-alone building. The project is valued at $78 million. Yakima School District No. 7, Attn: Christine McCorkindale, 104 N. Fourth Ave., Yakima, 98902. DR#12-00501137.

Arizona 10/5 The Arizona Dept. of Transportation is seeking bidders to carry out a major widening project on U.S. Route 60 within the cities of Phoenix and Glendale. The project entails removing driveways, constructing new right-turn lanes, and rehabilitating sidewalks and pavement along a 9.3-mile stretch, from milepost 152.65 to milepost 161.99. The project also includes raising manholes and valve boxes to grade, constructing screen walls and fencing, and installing storm drains. The project is valued at $18.2 million. Arizona Dept. of Transportation, Attn: Mohammad Zaid, Project Manager, 1651 W. Jackson St., Phoenix, 85007. DR#10-00718713.