New England Pulse: Construction bids for December 2018
Conceptual design is underway for a Connecticut Dept. of Transportation parking garage at South State Street and Washington Boulevard in Stamford. The $50-million project would fit 960 cars. A design-bid-build project, the garage would consist of one eight-story, above-grade building. CHA Cos. (Clough Harbour & Associates) is the architect. The project is pending the owner’s decision to proceed. The schedule has not yet been determined. Connecticut Dept. of Transportation Design Management, Box 317546, 2800 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, 06131. DR#2018-00852027v1.
Raymour & Flanigan Furniture is planning a warehouse expansion in Manchester. The up to $15-million design-bid-build project includes a one-story building above grade. Tax incentives have been approved, and planning is in progress for the 200,000-sq-ft building. The project’s advancement is pending local approvals and the owner’s decision to proceed. Raymour & Flanigan is serving as its own architect. Raymour & Flanigan Furniture, 7230 Morgan Rd., Liverpool, N.Y., 13090. DR#2018-00833577v1.
Saxon Real Estate Partners has proposed an up to $25-million residential complex in Lewiston. The design-bid-build project would include three buildings, each four-plus stories above grade. The architect is Hoyle, Tanner & Associates. Saxon Real Estate Partners, 25 Recreation Park Drive, Ste. 204, Hingham, Mass., 02043. DR#2018-00822753v1.
The Naval Facilities Engineering Command Mid-Atlantic is planning the up to $25-million design-bid-build Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Consolidated Warehouse in Kittery. Naval Facilities Engineering Command Mid-Atlantic, 9742 Maryland Ave., Bldg. Z-144, Norfolk, Va., 21511. DR#201800842243v1.
The Boston Chinese Evangelical Church is planning an up to $50-million project totaling 145,000 sq ft in Boston’s South End neighborhood. The 11-story above-grade structural steel building would include 72 residential units, a church, retail and a parking garage. The renovation/addition and/or new building would include approximately 2,000 sq ft of ground-floor retail space, a more than 72,000-sq-ft church/community center and 30 underground parking spaces. The architect is Glen Knowles & Associates. The Boston Chinese Evangelical Church, 249 Harrison Ave., Boston, 02111. DR#2018-00821623v1.
In January, the Massachusetts Dept. of Transportation will release a request for proposal for a $102-million rail bridge replacement project in Boston. The design-build project is in the predesign phase. Massachusetts Dept. of Transportation, 10 Park Plaza, Rm. 6720, Boston, 02116. DR#2018-00837642v1.
Conceptual plans and abutter meetings are underway for Partners Properties LLC’s residential complex in Allston. The $80-million project would include three structural steel buildings, each 14 stories above grade, with ground floor retail. Prellwitz Chilinski Associates Inc. is the architect. Partners Properties LLC, 221 Hampshire St., Cambridge, 02139. DR#201800845290v1.
Energy Development Partners is planning a 50-megawatt solar array in North Kingstown. The $50-million design-bid-build project is pending local approvals. The schedule is undetermined. Robert Craven & Associates is serving as the architect and owner’s agent. Energy Development Partners, 260 W. Exchange St., Ste. 102A, Providence, 02903. DR#2018-00825128v1.