Triple Five has finalized conceptual plans and is completing land acquisition for its estimated $4-billion American Dream Miami retail and entertainment center. The complex will be built on a 225-acre site near the Florida Turnpike and Interstate 75 in Miami. Planned for inclusion within the 5 million sq ft of retail and entertainment space is a 3-million-sq-ft shopping mall, 16-story indoor ski slope, water park, observation wheel, a 3,000-seat movie theater, ice skating rink and 2,000 hotel rooms. Triple Five, Dan Jasper, Ste. 3000 West Edmonton Mall, 8882 170th St., Edmonton, Alberta, T5T 4M2. DR#15-00457084.
Lefrak Organization is working with Turnberry Construction/Development Co. to develop the SoLeMia mixed-use project, which is valued at between $3 billion and $4 billion. The development will include rental apartments, 12 multifamily residential buildings, a 150-room hotel, an auto dealership, retail-commercial-entertainment spaces, a movie theater and two 10-acre Crystal Lagoons. The firms have completed master planning the complex, which would include a total of 57 buildings and entail redeveloping approximately 184 acres of city-owned land near Biscayne Bay Boulevard. A phased build-out is planned for a 20-year period. Lefrak Organization, 40 W. 57th St., Fl. 23, New York, 10019-4001. DR#11-00532090.
Cousins Properties is developing NCR’s $200-million headquarters building, planned for 8th and Spring streets in Atlanta. Duda Paine Architects, Durham, N.C., is leading design of the single-story, 485,000-sq-ft structural steel-framed building. A general contractor will be hired by negotiation, with the start of construction possible by the first quarter of 2016. Cousins Properties Inc., Larry Gellerstedt, 191 Peachtree St. NE, Ste. 3600, Atlanta, 30303. DR#14-00477137.
Mission Health System Inc. has completed preconstruction work for its $200-million Mission Hospital Tower project in Asheville. Plans for the six-story, 681,000-sq-ft facility include 216 beds and 84 emergency room beds. Perkins+Will Architects is leading the project’s design. Construction could start by mid-2016. Mission Health System Inc., Jay Maveety, 428 Biltmore Ave., Asheville, 28801. DR#13-00602443.
Kronotex USA, a flooring manufacturer, is planning a $230-million expansion of its manufacturing complex in Barnwell. The company has completed preliminary engineering; construction could start by mid-2016. Kronotex USA, Bob Jordan, 810 Technology Dr., Barnwell, 29812. DR#16-00401463.
Balfour Beatty Construction will lead development of the estimated $300-million iSquare Mall/Solis and Capella Hotels project planned for Orlando’s International Drive area. The project will include two high-rise towers totaling roughly 1 million sq ft. The complex will include 530 hotel rooms; a nine-level, 1,600-space parking garage; observation deck with rotating restaurant; ice skating rink; 350,000 sq ft of retail; and the Solis Orlando and Capella Suites hotels. Work is expected to begin this summer, with construction build-out anticipated for the fall of 2017. Balfour Beatty Construction, John Parker, 8529 Southpark Cir., Ste. 200, Orlando, 32819. DR#14-00511252.
PCL Civil Constructors is expected to start construction of the $215.8-million Bonner Bridge at Oregon Inlet in Stumpy Point this spring. HDR Engineering is the project engineer. PCL Civil Constructors, Jim Schneiderman, 3810 Northdale Blvd., Ste. 200, Tampa, 33624. DR#99-00709492.