Pulse   12/31/2012

New York Waterfront Resort Inc. is planning to convert a 150-year-old factory building into a waterfront condominium complex in College Point, Queens. The project entails converting the Chilton Paint building into a 134-unit, six-story, 107,000-sq-ft residential complex by connecting the old building to two new buildings that extend toward the water. It will be designed by King Associates. The project is valued at between $10 million and $15 million. Waterfront Resort Inc., 11245 Roosevelt Ave., Corona, 11368. DR#12-00670590.


Alaska The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $15-million firm-fixed-price contract to Marsh Creek LLC for a soil remediation project at Umiat Air Force Station. The project entails the excavation, removal, transport and disposal of an estimated 1,300 tons of PCB-and petroleum-contaminated soil remaining in the vicinity of the No. 9 test well and a burn pit area located about 500 ft from the wellhead. Marsh Creek LLC, 2000 East 88th Ave., Anchorage, 99507. DR#11-00669391.

Indiana LeCesse Construction Co. has started construction of The Barrington of Carmel senior living complex in Carmel. The project entails building one-, two- and three-story buildings totalling 400,000 sq ft, including 170 independent units, 32 assisted-living units, 30 units for skilled nursing care and 16 memory-care units. The project owner is Mayflower Community. The project has been valued at $53 million. LeCesse Construction Co., 75 Thurway Park Dr., Rochester, N.Y., 14586. DR#08-00775955.

Kansas Pittsburg State University has awarded a $30.7-million contract to Crossland Construction Co. to build a fine-arts and performing-arts center on the campus. The project entails the construction of a single-story, 68,483-sq-ft building. Crossland Construction Co., Attn: Matt Still, 833 S. East Ave., Columbus, 66725. DR#11-00611218.

Maryland Costello Construction of Maryland Inc. has started construction of the Silver Spring Library & Arts Center at the intersection of Wayne Avenue and Fenton Street. The project entails building a five-story, 70,000-sq-ft building, which will contain the library, an arts education center and some space for city offices. The project's value has been estimated at $28.5 million. Costello Construction of Maryland Inc., 10211 Wincopin Circle, Columbia, 21044. DR#09-00642678.

Virginia The Naval Facilities Engineering Command has awarded a $15.9-million, firm-fixed-price task order under a multiple-award construction contract to Hourigan Construction to design-build a logistics support facility and military working-dog facility at Naval Air Station Oceana, Dam Neck Annex, in Virginia Beach. The logistics support facility is a 30,000-sq-ft concrete-masonry building with a passenger-freight elevator. The military working-dog facility will be an 18,003-sq-ft building containing kennel space for dogs, space for veterinary care, and associated administrative and storage space. Hourigan Construction Corp., 4429 Bonney Rd., Virginia Beach, 23462. DR#11-00671170.

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California 1/15 The City of Lake Forest is seeking proposals for architecture and design services for the Lake Forest Civic Center project. The project entails the construction of three buildings: a 33,000-sq-ft community center, which will include an 11,000-sq-ft senior center; a 12,500-sq-ft council-chambers and performing-arts venue; and a 47,000-sq-ft community policing/emergency operations center. The project has been valued at between $15 million and $25 million. City of Lake Forest, Attn: City Clerk, 25550 Commerce Centre Dr., Lake Forest, 92630. DR#12-00682081.

Washington 1/17 Auburn School District No. 408 is seeking bidders to build the new Auburn High School,replacing the current school. The project entails the construction of a three-story, 140,000-sq-ft building as well as the modernization of 35,000 sq ft of existing buildings, including the performing-arts center and the automotive-technology building. The project has been valued at $110 million. Auburn School District No. 408, 915 Fourth St., N.E., Auburn, 98002. DR#10-00687830.

New Mexico 2/1 Valencia County is seeking bidders to build Valencia County Hospital in Belen. The project entails the construction of a 115,000-sq-ft building that will contain between 80,000 and 90,000 sq ft for medical services and 25,000 for medical-office space. The project has been valued at between $50 million and $55 million. Valencia County, Attn: Michael Vinyard, County Manager, 444 Luna St., S.E., Los Lunas, 87031. DR#10-00684574.