Alfa Insurance is planning to build the Alabama Farm Center on a 500-acre site at Alfa Centennial Park in Clanton. The four-building complex will include a 5,000-seat air-conditioned arena, a 150,000-sq-ft exhibition building with meeting rooms, a 400-stall horse barn and 400 RV hookups. B.L. Harbert International LLC has been chosen as the general contractor. The project is valued at $100 million. Alfa Insurance, 2108 E. South Blvd., Montgomery, 36116. DR#19-00833111.
Triple Five is planning to develop American Dream, a retail and entertainment complex on a 225-acre site in northwest Miami-Dade County. It will ultimately include 3 million sq ft of retail space, 2 million sq ft of entertainment facilities and 2,000 hotel rooms. The theme park will include a 14-screen cinema, an indoor ski slope, a 20-slide water park, a Ferris wheel, an ice rink and an artificial lake. The project will include one or more new interchanges on Interstate 75. Construction is expected to start in 2021, and the mall is expected to open by 2025. The project is valued at between $4.5 billion and $5 billion. Triple Five, Attn: Debbie Patire, Senior Vice President of Marketing, 3000 West Edmonton Mall, Edmonton, Alberta. DR#15-00457084.
Skanska USA Building Inc. has started constructing Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Hospital in Orlando. The complex will include three structures: an eight-story, 197,000-sq-ft, 75-bed hospital with 20 operating suites and five virtual operating suites; a six-story, 173,000-sq-ft medical office building; and a 320,000-sq-ft, 1,000-space parking garage. The project is valued at $341 million. Skanska USA Building Inc., 111 N. Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 32801. DR#20-00469606.
The Georgia Dept. of Transportation is planning to expand State Route 400, a north-south transportation corridor in metro Atlanta. The project involves adding optional express lanes from I-285 to McFarland Parkway; two elevated, barrier-separated express lanes in each direction between I-285 and Spalding Drive; two buffer-separated express lanes in each direction between Spalding Drive and McGinnis Ferry Road; one buffer-separated express lane in each direction from McGinnis Ferry Road to McFarland Parkway; and new flyover ramps. Construction is expected to start in June 2021 and be completed by July 2027. The project is valued at $1.3 billion. Georgia Dept. of Transportation, Attn: Chip Meeks, 600 W. Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, 30308. DR#17-00626891.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is planning to construct a Cyber Instruction Facility for the Army’s Cyber Command at Fort Gordon. The four-story, 235,367-sq-ft building will include a secret level automation-aided instructional area, classrooms, laboratories and administrative space. The project is valued at between $100 million and $250 million. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Attn: Tonja Dreke, Contract Specialist, 100 W. Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah, 31401. DR#20-00684970.
North Carolina Football Club and Kane Realty are planning to construct the Southeast Raleigh Soccer Stadium. The stadium will have between 12,000 and 15,000 seats. In addition, the project will include 125,000 sq ft of retail and restaurant space, 1.6 million sq ft of office space, 1,200 hotel rooms and 1,750 apartments on an 88-acre site at the intersection of Penmarc Drive and South Saunders Street. The project is valued at $1.9 billion. North Carolina Football Club, 5500-1 Dillard Drive, Cary, 27518. DR#19-00726720.
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