Contracts, Bids, Proposals


The state of Alabama is seeking expressions of interest from qualified developer teams to provide all scope, including land, utilities and furniture, fixtures and equipment, for three turnkey build-to-suit prisons to be leased to the Alabama Dept. of Corrections. Facilities 1 and 3 will be almost identical. Facility 2 will be larger and will centralize ADOC’s special services (medical, mental health, aged care and inmate reception) into one facility. Facility 2 will be located in the central part of the state. Hoar Program Management is the program manager. Construction of the estimated $900-million project is expected to begin by December 2022. Alabama Dept. of Corrections, Attn: Ed Whatley, 301 S. Ripley St., Montgomery, 36130. DR#19-00734913.


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is planning to deepen and widen Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale. The project entails dredging the outer entrance channel to a depth of 56 ft, extending the channel by 2,200 ft to the east and widening the outer portion of the cut from 500 ft to 800 ft. The project also includes dredging the inner entrance channel, middle turning basin, Southport access channel and Port Everglades berthing areas to a depth of 49 ft. The total quantity to be dredged from the federal channel is approximately 5.3 million cu yd and from the berthing areas is approximately 300,000 cu yd. The project is valued at $389 million. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Attn: Timothy Humphrey, 701 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, 32207. DR#12-00571805.


The South Florida Water Management District is planning to carry out the Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration project. It will entail constructing a 9,500-acre-ft reservoir augmented with four aquifer storage recovery wells, improvements to culverts and a new operable weir on Cypress Creek Canal. In addition, the project includes plugging ditches to improve sheet flow in the Nine Gems tract and a flow-through marsh to capture canal and sheet flow from the west. The project is valued at $740 million. South Florida Water Management District, 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, 33406. DR#03-00720966.


TPA Group is planning to build the Project Oak Amazon Sorting Facility in Emerson. The five-story, 650,000-sq-ft facility is valued at $300 million. TPA Group, Attn: Adam Duerr, 1776 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, 30309. DR#21-00472593.


Capstone Building Corp. has started construction of Phase 1 of Herndon Square, a mixed-use project in Atlanta. Phase 1 includes two four-story buildings with 97 units for seniors and totaling 91,705 sq ft. Capstone Building Corp., 3415 Independence Drive, Birmingham, Ala. 35209. DR#18-00866438.

North Carolina

Avangrid Renewables Inc. is planning to construct the Kitty Hawk Wind Farm 27 miles from the Outer Banks in the 122,405-acre Kitty Hawk Wind Energy Area. Construction of the first 800-MW phase is expected to start in 2024. The wind farm’s ultimate capacity is expected to reach 2,500 MW. The project is valued at $450 million. Avangrid Renewables Inc., 1125 NW Couch St., Portland, Ore. 97209. DR#17-00618260.

South Carolina

Waccamaw Community Hospital is planning to build the Tidelands Health Carolina Bays Hospital in Myrtle Beach. The facility will have 36 medical-surgical beds, an emergency department, four operating suites as well as diagnostic imaging and laboratory services. The project is valued at $77 million. Waccamaw Community Hospital, Attn: Gail Resetar or Cindy Adams, 4070 Highway 17, Murrells Inlet, 29576. DR#20-00760775.

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