Arizona The Foundation for Senior Living is planning to build the Marist Residential Senior Living facility in Tucson. The project entails demolishing the old Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson administration building and erecting a seven-story, 90,000-sq-ft building, which will house 75 seniors in one- and two-bedroom apartments. Poster Frost Mirto is the designer. Construction is expected to begin during the first quarter of 2017. The project has been valued at $20 million. Foundation for Senior Living, Attn: Steve Hastings, Project Manager, 1201 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, 85014. DR#16-00549026.
Florida Compson Development is planning to build Tower One Fifty Five. The 12-story, 390,161-sq-ft condominium building will contain 170 units, a swimming pool, a club room and a 45,641-sq-ft parking garage. Vander Ploeg & Associates Inc. is the designer, and Kaufman Lynn Inc. has been selected as the general contractor. Construction is expected to begin in December 2016. The project’s value has been estimated at $64 million. Compson Development, Attn: David Post, Project Manager, 36 Southeast Third St., Boca Raton, 33432. DR#12-00531078.
Indiana Core Redevelopment LLC is planning to convert the former American Can factory (also known as the ICON Building) at Water and Chestnut streets in Terre Haute into the One Sycamore Apartments. Built in 1931, the three-story, 186,000-sq-ft building will be redeveloped into 178 loft-style apartments. The project is valued at between $10 million and $15 million. Core Redevelopment LLC, Attn: John Watson, 549 N. Senate Ave., Indianapolis, 46204. DR#16-00631108.
Massachusetts Landquest Development, Southfield Recreation and LStar Management are planning to build the Union Point county sports complex in South Weymouth. The complex will include five regulation, multipurpose synthetic-turf fields, each 105,000 sq ft; two regulation men’s baseball fields, four regulation basketball courts, a covered picnic pavilion with concessions, a roller-hockey rink, a 200,000-sq-ft indoor recreation center and parking lots for 450 cars. The project is valued at $22 million. Landquest Development, Attn: Kyle Corkum, Managing Partner, 516 N. West St., Raleigh, N.C. 27603. DR#07-00731071.
Missouri The Lawrence Group, an owner-developer that also is serving as general contractor, is planning to redevelop the 14-acre former Federal Mogul foundry site at 3700 Forest Park Ave. into City Foundry Saint Louis, a mixed-use project at Cortex. Phase-one work will involve renovating more than 100,000 sq ft of the foundry building into restaurants, retail and office space, plus a food hall and market for vendors to sell from small storefronts. S.M. Wilson & Co. has been chosen as the construction manager. Valued at $104 million, phase one is expected to open in 2018. The Lawrence Group, Attn: Steve Smith, President, 319 W. Fourth St., St. Louis, 63102. DR#16-00403293.
Bids, Contracts, Proposals
Idaho Exergy, an Italian firm specializing in the design and manufacturing of organic rankine-cycle heat-transfer systems, has started construction of the Walker Ranch Energy Project in Malta, Idaho. The geothermal energy project entails installing two 16-MW radial outflow turbines, for an installed capacity of 32MW. The plant is scheduled to go on line in the second quarter of 2017. Exergy, Via Santa Rita, 20157 Olgiate Olona, Italy. DR#16-00404231.
Ohio Kokosing Construction Co. is replacing the Pershing Avenue bridge over Interstate 77 in Cleveland. The new bridge will be 160 ft long and three lanes wide—two through lanes and a westbound turning lane. The project’s value has been estimated at $120 million. Kokosing Construction Co., Attn: Mary Blue, 886 McKinley Ave., Columbus, 43222. DR#11-00644945.
Wyoming FCI Constructors of Wyoming LLC has begun building a malting and distilling facility in Pine Bluffs. The project entails constructing a single-story, 227,000-sq-ft pre-engineered metal building. The project is valued at between $25 million and $50 million. FCI Constructors of Wyoming LLC, Attn: Brandon Munz, 1023 E. Lincolnway, Cheyenne, 82001. DR#16-00422977.
Bid, Proposal Dates
California 10/26 The University of California San Diego is seeking design-build proposals from prequalified firms to carry out the Nuevo West graduate housing project. The project involves redeveloping the existing low-density housing to provide 800 new beds for the campus, arranged in two- and four- bedroom apartments in low- and high-rise buildings. The low-density apartments, consisting of 100 beds in six buildings, will be demolished. In addition, a 1,244-space parking structure will be constructed. The project is valued at $142.5 million. University of California San Diego, 10280 N. Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla, 92037. DR#16-00506041.
North Carolina 11/8 The East Carolina University Real Estate Foundation is requesting statements of qualifications from developers interested in converting three historic tobacco buildings into academic and research spaces. The three properties are the 12,315-sq-ft American Tobacco Building, the 19,000-sq-ft Highes-Pritchard Warehouse and the 70,000-sq-ft Export Leaf Tobacco building. The project’s value has been estimated at between $25 million and $50 million. East Carolina University Real Estate Foundation, Attn: Scott Buck, Project Manager, 224 Ragsdale Building, Greenville, 27858. DR#16-00614810.
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