The Tampa Port Authority is currently in the predesign stage on a $1.5-billion mixed-use development. The development, on a 45-acre site and totaling 9,000,000 sq ft, includes two four-story residential towers, a condo/hotel and open-air retail “mercado” on the ground floor. The development will also include a cruise ship terminal to accommodate two cruise ships, a 7-acre park and marina alongside restaurants and office space. The master plan is complete with further development pending private investments. Tampa Port Authority, 1101 Channelside Drive, Tampa, 33602. DR#15-00609602.
The City of Atlanta Dept. of Watershed Management has started construction on a $145.2-million design-bid-build project to construct a sewage treatment plant in Buckhead, Ga. Work on the North Fork Storage Tank and Pump Station includes constructing an offline temporary 15-million-gallon storage tank for peak wet weather sewage flow. The project is located on a Georgia Dept. of Transportation yard at Sidney Marcus Boulevard and Buford-Spring Connector. Construction work began in October, with a target completion date of July 1, 2025. City of Atlanta Dept. of Watershed Management, 55 Trinity Ave. SW, Atlanta, 30303. DR#19-00745946.
The Henry County Water and Sewerage Authority has started work on a $181.7-million design-bid-build project to construct new water reclamation facilities and expand the Walnut Creek Water Reclamation Facility at 1682 N. Ola Road in McDonough. The project involves increasing the capacity of the facility from 8 million gallons per day to 14 mgd by constructing a 6 mgd membrane biological reactor treatment plant adjacent to the existing land application system treatment plant. Work will also include upgrades to the existing influent pump station, a new ultraviolet disinfection system and a new solids dewatering building. The construction start date was set for Jan. 1. Henry County Water and Sewerage Authority, 1695 Highway 20, W. McDonough, 30253. DR#22-00677708.
The Related Group of Florida Inc. is planning to construct a $300-million mixed-use development in the Southpark neighborhood of Charlotte, at 3512 Colony Road. The design-bid-build project includes 12 structural steel buildings 15 stories above grade and totaling 150,000 sq ft. An old condo development at the site is set to be torn down and replaced with 730 multifamily units, 18-24 townhomes and 60,000 sq ft of retail. Construction is slated to begin in late 2023, with further action pending rezoning approvals. The Related Group of Florida Inc., 2850 Tigertail Ave., Ste. 210, Tampa, 33133. DR#22-00616215.
The Lee County Port Authority is reviewing construction management at-risk proposals for the construction of its RSW Terminal Expansion Phase II, a $600-million project to modify Concourse C and D gates by relocating existing gates and to accommodate the use of Group V aircraft. New elevated pedestrian bridges will be constructed from the existing garage to the new and existing terminal facility, and the terminal will be expanded on three levels to accommodate increased facility requirements. Other work includes the addition of an approximately 14-gate new Concourse E on multiple levels, with associated facilities, expansion of a new 215,000-sq-yd airside apron and additions of lanes to the existing arrivals and departures roadway system. Lee County Port Authority, 11000 Terminal Access Road, Ste. 8671, Fort Myers. DR#22-00622470.