California The San Francisco Public Works Dept. is planning a project involving two separate facilities. One component involves seismically retrofitting the Burke Warehouse, an existing 100,000-sq-ft, pre-engineered metal warehouse building located at 1570 Burke Ave. Once the retrofit is complete, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Overhead Lines Maintenance Group will be relocated into it. Following that relocation, construction of a new animal-care control facility will begin. The project is valued at between $40 million and $50 million. San Francisco Public Works Dept., 1155 Market St., San Francisco, 94103. DR#16-00644582.
Florida EastGroup Properties Inc., a publicly traded real estate investment trust, is planning to develop an industrial park on a 55-acre site in Miami Gardens. The complex, when completed, will have up to 850,00 sq ft of warehouse and light industrial space. The project is valued at between $60 million and $70 million. EastGroup Properties Inc., Attn: Brent Wood, 188 E. Capitol St., Jackson, Miss. 39225. DR#16-00686368.
Minnesota Doran Cos. are planning to develop The Village @ Arbor Lakes apartments, located at the intersection of Elm Creek Boulevard and Hemlock Lane in Maple Grove. The project entails two four-story buildings, totaling 430,184 sq ft and containing 257 apartments, 258 underground parking spaces, and a clubhouse with indoor and outdoor pools. The project is valued at between $25 million and $50 million. Doran Cos., Attn: Bruce Carlson, Business Development, 7803 Glenroy Rd., Minneapolis, 55439. DR#15-00493377.
Pennsylvania Erie Indemnity Co. is planning to build a new office building at its home-office campus in downtown Erie. The seven-story, 346,000-sq-ft building will be located on East Sixth Street, next to the historic Erie Insurance Heritage Center. Albert Kahn Associates is the designer, and P.J. Dick Inc. has been chosen as the construction manager. Construction is expected to begin in spring 2017 and be completed by 2020. The project’s value has been estimated at $135 million. Erie Indemnity Co., 100 Erie Insurance Place, Erie, 16530. DR#16-00701776.
South Carolina The Teijin Group is planning to construct a manufacturing facility in Greenwood to produce carbon fiber for automotive and aircraft applications. The project has been valued at between $25 million and $50 million. The Teijin Group, 121 Cardiff Valley Rd., Rockwood, Tenn. 27854. DR#16-00704566.
Tennessee Nashville’s Metro Public Works agency is planning to build a pedestrian footbridge to connect the Gulch and SoBro neighborhoods, which are divided by CSX rail tracks. The 700-ft-long, 30-ft-wide curving structure will feature ramps, staircases and glass elevators and will be accessible to bicyclists. Metro Public Works, 939 Dr. Richard G. Adams Dr., Nashville, 37207. DR#13-00669384.
Contracts, Bids, Proposals
Idaho Ormond Builders Inc. has been awarded a $32.2-million contract to build phase two of the Shoshone Bannock Tribe Casino in Fort Hall. Phase two entails constructing a single-story, 72,000-sq-ft building, which will contain 1,000 slot machines; further, it will connect to the existing hotel and event center. FFKR Architects/Planners is the designer of the project. Ormond Builders Inc., 1084 N. Skyline Rd., Idaho Falls, 83403. DR#15-00694914.
Massachusetts Barletta Heavy Division Inc. has been awarded an $18.5-million contract by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority to carry out a communication-line improvement project. The work entails installing 5.75 miles of new signal and communications cable trough and conduit along the existing MBTA Red Line tracks, from North Quincy Station to the end of Braintree Yard. It also includes removal and replacement of 56,000 ft of third rail and removal and replacement of 3,000 ft of track. Barletta Heavy Division Inc., 40 Shawmut Rd., Canton, 02021. DR#16-00561406.
Virginia W.F. Magann Corp. has been awarded a $17.4-million firm-fixed-price contract by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command to repair steel-and-concrete sheet-pile bulkheads and the pile fendering system at the Norfolk Naval Station. The work will include installing a steel sheet-pile fascia wall in front of the existing bulkhead as well as bulkhead toe stabilization. In addition it will include placing granular fill, geotextile fabric and armor stone. The project is expected to be completed by October 2019. W.F. Magann Corp., 3220 Mariner Ave., Portsmouth, 23703. DR#16-00483293.
Bid, Proposal Dates
New Jersey 12/19 The Veterans Affairs Medical Center is seeking invited bidders to bid on a new VA emergency service building in Lyons. The single-story, 16,000-sq-ft building will be located at 151 Knollcroft Road. Fellenzer Engineering LLP is the designer. Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 385 Tremont Ave., East Orange, 07018. DR#16-00699724.
Texas 12/20 The Cibolo Creek Municipal Authority is seeking invited bidders to bid on the Odo J. Riedel Wastewater Treatment Plant expansion project in Schertz. The project will increase the plant’s capacity to 10 million gallons a day from 6.2 mgd. The project is valued at up to $25 million. Cibolo Creek Municipal Authority, 100 Dietz Rd., Schertz, 78154. DR#09-00586486.
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