MidAtlantic Pulse: Construction bids for June 2019
Tunnell Cos. is seeking a zoning change and site plan approval from state officials to build the Baywood Gardens Apartments in Millsboro. The $64-million project includes 15 wood-frame buildings with 13 one- to two-story apartment buildings. The project also has an atrium and a clubhouse with a pool. Tunnell Cos., 24026 Annas Way, Unit 1, Millsboro, 19966. DR#201900671832v1.
Incyte Corp. has submitted a pre-exploratory land development plan to New Castle County to build a laboratory and parking deck in Wilmington. The project, valued at up to $50 million, includes a 183,000-sq-ft building and a two-story parking deck that would connect to Incyte’s existing campus. The project also includes landscaping, stormwater management and a multi-use path. Incyte Corp., Route 141 & Henry Clay Road, Building E336, Wilmington, 19880. DR#201900622078v1.
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Brandywine Realty Trust is planning the 25 M St. SE Office Building. The $90-million project includes a nine-story structural-steel building with a 3,000-sq-ft fitness center, rooftop terrace and 25,000 sq ft of street level retail, dining and entertainment space. Permitting was underway at press time, and the project was awaiting the owner’s decision to proceed. HOK is the architect. Brandywine Realty Trust, 2929 Walnut St., Ste. 1700, Philadelphia, 19104. DR#201500617605v15.
The British Embassy has proposed repairing and refurbishing its existing embassy in Washington, D.C. The design-bid-build project, valued at up to $50 million, is expected to start in July, pending permits, and be completed by 2021. The embassy comprises two buildings totaling 88,000 sq ft and a 1950s office block of 138,000 sq ft. The British Embassy, 3100 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, D.C., 20008. DR#201800658651v7.
Miles & Stockbridge has proposed the Blue Grass Solar SP18100015 project in Chestertown, including 487 acres of utility-scale solar array. The work is valued at up to $25 million. Preliminary site plans were under review by the local planning department at press time. Miles & Stockbridge, 30 W. Patrick St., Frederick, 21701-5640. DR#201900523607v1.
The Hazleton Area School District is building an addition to the Hazelton Area High School. The project, valued at up to $55.7 million, will add 24 classrooms as a ninth-grade wing to the existing high school. Hazleton Area School District, 1515 West 23rd St., Hazle Township, 18202. DR#201900540448v1.
Corporate Office Properties Trust has proposed the $100-million Westfields International-Buildings E/F project in Chantilly. The design-bid-build project includes two structural-steel buildings, each 12 stories above grade and one story below grade. The buildings total 492,000 sq ft. The developer had previously been approved to build 75-ft-tall buildings but now is seeking a special exception to allow it to construct the buildings to a height of up to 120 ft. At press time, the project’s advancement was awaiting the owner’s decision to proceed. The schedule has not yet been determined. The architect is Page/SST Planners. The civil engineer is Burgess & Niple. Corporate Office Properties Trust, 6711 Columbia Gateway Drive, Columbia, Md., 21046. DR#201700631485v8.