Alabama Greystar is planning to construct the Union on Frank Apartments on a 1.7-acre site in Tuscaloosa near the University of Alabama campus. It will include 238 units with 396 beds, comprising 106 studios, 30 one-bedroom units, 74 two-bedroom units and 28 four-bedroom units, in two six-story buildings. Forum Architecture Inc. and Ward Scott Architecture have been chosen to design it. The project is valued at $70 million. Greystar, 2500 Bee Caves Road, Austin, Texas, 78746. DR#20-00495253.
Arkansas SCA Pharma is planning to build out 62,000 sq ft of new space at its headquarters in Little Rock. Construction is expected to start by February 2021 and be completed by August 2021. The project is valued at $10 million. SCA Pharma, 12120 Colonel Glenn Road, Little Rock, 72210. DR#20-00698664.
Idaho Cascade River LLC is planning to construct the River District mixed-use development in Cascade. It will include 443 homes on 121 acres of grazing land along the North Fork of the Payette River northeast of Cascade Airport, consisting of 135 estate houses, nine smaller houses, 43 townhouses, 48 residential fourplexes and four apartment buildings with 16 units each and 11 commercial lots. The project is valued at between $25 million and $50 million. Construction is expected to start by July 2021. Cascade River LLC, 19 Warm Lake Highway, Cascade, 83611. DR#19-00742029.
Kentucky The University of Kentucky is planning to renovate the Memorial Coliseum in Lexington. The project entails renovating the entire 235,000-sq-ft building, including offices and academic functions, upgrading the Center for Academic and Tutorial Services facility and the Women’s Basketball Locker Room Suite located within the Craft Center., as well as building envelope, systems, and site upgrades. HNTB Corp. and Ross Tarrant Architects have been selected as architects, and Congleton Hacker Co. has been chosen as the construction manager. The project has been valued at $44 million. The target start date is March 2021. University of Kentucky, Attn: Central Purchasing Dept., 411 S. Limestone St., Lexington, 40506. DR#18-00853501.
New Hampshire Oyster River Cooperative School District is procuring design services for a new 120,000-sq-ft middle school in Durham. The project is valued at between $35 million and $40 million. Oyster River Cooperative School District, Attn: Jim Rozycki, 36 Coe Drive, Durham, 03824. DR#18-00744676.
Virginia The Virginia Dept. of General Services is planning to build a new Central State Hospital to replace the current campus of 13 outmoded buildings on a 500-acre campus in Petersburg. The project entails constructing a two-story, 460,000-sq-ft building containing 252 inpatient beds (111 maximum security beds for patients with criminal charges who require psychiatric evaluation and rehabilitation, and 141 civil beds). The facility will also include treatment areas and secure enclosed courtyards for outdoor recreation by patients. It has been designed by Einhorn Yaffee Prescott. Gilbane Building Co. has been selected as the construction manager-at-risk. Construction is expected to start by May 2021 and be completed in 2024. The project is valued at $150 million. Virginia Dept. of General Services, 1100 Bank St., Richmond, 23219. DR#18-00625543.
Bids, Contracts, Proposals
Arizona Toll Brothers has started construction of The Preserve at San Tan, a development of 618 entry-level homes on a 202-acre site in San Tan Valley in Pinal County. The project is valued at between $25 million and $50 million. Toll Brothers, 250 Gibraltar Road, Horsham, Pa., 19044. DR#19-00878826.
Louisiana The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $59.3 million firm-fixed-price contract to Phylway Construction LLC for construction of hurricane protection features in Plaquemines Parish. The work consists of clearing, grubbing and excavation for new drainage ditches, culvert placements, drainage structure placement, T-walls, levee/ramp crossings, embankment placement for levees in phases, geotextile installation and turf establishment. Phylway Construction LLC, 1074-A Highway 1 Thibodaux, 70301.
Bid, Proposal Dates
Texas 12/1 The North Harris County Regional Water Authority is seeking bidders to build regional pump station 24C. The work will include clearing and grubbing of the site and offsite drainage easement, excavation of the detention pond and classified embankment fill for structures, construction of two concrete potable water storage tanks and a stormwater pump station with the outfall storm sewer. The project is valued at between $20 million and $25 million. North Harris County Regional Water Authority, 3648 FM 1960 West, Houston, 77068. DR#20-00722990.
Minnesota 1/27/21 The Minnesota Dept. of Transportation is requesting proposals for design-build services for a highway improvement project that will entail the reconstruction of southbound Highway 52 beginning 2.2 miles south of Highway 19 and proceeding south to 1.2 miles north of Goodhue County Road in Red Wing. The project may include bridge replacements and intersection improvements. It is valued at between $54 million and $60 million. Minnesota Dept. of Transportation, 3725 12th St. N., St Cloud, 56303. DR#19-00813590.
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