New York and New England Industry News
Baywater Properties is planning the up to $50-million Corbin District Mixed-Use Development in Darien. The project is expected to start in April and includes nine buildings, each four stories above grade. The project also includes more than 81,000 sq ft of retail space, more than 81,000 sq ft of office space and 116 apartments. Robert A M Stern Architects and Beinfield Architecture are designing the project. Baywater Properties, 1019 Post Road, Darien, 06820-4510. DR#15-00583964v15.
Subcontractor bids for the Massachusetts Dept. of Transportation Highway Division’s Boston Sumner Tunnel Upgrades 606660 are due on Feb. 25, while general contractor bids are due on March 10. The more than $27-million project includes replacing switchgears, installing generators, lighting and electrical systems for four vent buildings and replacing pumps at two pump stations. The project is expected to start on May 10. Jacobs is the architect. Massachusetts Dept. of Transportation Highway Division, Attn: Donald Pettey, 10 Park Plaza-Transportation Bldg., Cashiers Office/Rm. 6261, Boston, 02116-3973. DR#12-00578066v29.
Apical Inc., a marijuana start-up, is planning to build a cultivation facility in Chicopee. The $15-million project is expected to start on Feb. 14 and includes 72,000 sq ft, big enough to grow 13,000 plants. A special zoning permit has been granted. Advancement is pending final permitting. BKA Architects Inc. is designing the project. Apical Inc., Attn: Kot Kasom, 19 Wemelco Way, East Hampton, Mass. 01027. DR#19-00675497v2.
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities has granted approvals for Orsted Energy’s planned $1.6-billion offshore wind farm, with construction expected to start mid-year. The 1,100-MW project will be built 15 miles offshore of Atlantic City, with a cable to run from there to the former Oyster Creek nuclear plant in Lacey Township. Orsted Energy, Attn: Laura Burm, 1 International Place, Ste. 2610, Boston, 02110-2619. DR#18-00905688.
The Hudson County Improvement Authority is planning a $250-million to $300-million courthouse facility, the Frank J. Guarini Justice Complex, in Jersey City. It will include Superior Court facilities, parking, county administrative offices and related amenities. The project will eliminate Cook Street and connect Central Avenue from Newark Avenue to Hoboken Avenue on land just west of Cook Street. Hudson County Improvement Authority, Attn: Norman M. Guerra, 830 Bergen Ave., 9th Fl., Jersey City, 07306-4507. DR#19-00897806.
The New York Metropolitan Museum of Art is designing planning schematics for the $600-million, 180,000-sq-ft expansion of its southwest wing for modern and contemporary art. The project will increase gallery space for the collection, double the size of the roof garden, create accessible onsite storage and enhance gallery configuration and visitor navigation. New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, Attn: Max Hollein, 1000 5th Ave., New York City, 10028-0113. DR#15-00544827.
The 109th Airlift Wing, Stratton Air National Guard Base in Schenectady is planning a $1-billion to $5-billion project to renovate communications and security forces buildings. Work includes HVAC removal and installation; minor interior demolition and structural work; plumbing and electrical; carpentry, drywall, trim, painting, tile and other finish work; ADA compliant bathrooms, stairwell and other access renovations; installation of fire sprinkler and dry chemical systems; and roof repairs. Air National Guard 109th Airlift Wing, Attn: Nicholas Bastiani, 1 Air National Guard Road, Scotia 12302-9752. DR#19-00878318.
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