U.S. Steel is forging ahead with a $4-billion, mixed-use development at its former South Works in Chicago. The 400-acre lakefront site, located between 79th and 83rd streets about 10 miles from downtown, will house a marina, 13,575 residential units and 17.5 million sq ft of retail and commercial space spread over approximately 275 acres. The developer will donate 100-125 acres back to the city for park and shore land. Phase 1 will feature 800,000 sq ft of retail and 1,000 apartments; building pad construction is tentatively scheduled for this summer. U.S. Steel Corp., Courtney Boone, 600 Grant St., Pittsburgh, 15219-2702. DR#04-00761905.
Mall of America continues to plan, design and execute the $1.5-billion expansion of its namesake development in the Twin Cities community of Bloomington. The new proposal includes a performance arts center, museum and an 825-room hotel as well as shopping and office space. Mall of America Management Office, Dan Jasper, 60 E. Broadway, Bloomington, 55425-5510. DR#01-00608203.
Contracts, Bids, Proposals
Spieker Co., Perrysburg, has contracted with ProMedica Toledo Hospital as general contractor on a $350-million, design-bid-build project to construct a new bed tower and renovate existing facilities, managed by Turner Construction Co. and its local Lathrop subsidiary. HKS Detroit is the architect and structural, electrical and mechanical engineer. Completion is targeted for the fourth quarter of 2019. ProMedica Toledo Hospital, 2142 N. Cove Blvd., Toledo, 43606-3895. DR#14-00592718.