The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation is planning to develop Art Place Phase 2 at Fort Totten Building C. The eight-story, 310,000-sq-ft building at 5300 South Dakota Ave. NE in the Fort Totten neighborhood will contain 270 apartments, including 30 affordable artist residences and 35,000 sq ft of retail space. It is being designed by Perkins Eastman-DC, and L.F. Jennings Inc. has been chosen as the general contractor. The project is valued at $62 million. The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, 1825 K St. NW, 20006. DR#14-00606682.


Biofine Developments Northeast Inc. is planning to build a biofuels refinery on the site of the former Lincoln Pulp and Tissue Mill in Lincoln, now known as the Lincoln Technology Park. The refinery will produce ethyl levulinate from low-quality woody biomass, from pre-commercial thinnings and production leavings, or “slash,” and/or from post-consumer paper waste. The refinery will produce three million gallons of ethyl levulinate annually, along with co-products levulinic acid and biochar, from 125 tons per day of cellulosic wood waste. Construction is expected to start in July 2024 and be completed by July 2025. The project is valued at $100 million. Biofine Developments Northeast Inc., Attn: Stephen Fitzpatrick, CEO, 229 Clark Road, Brookline, Mass., 02445. DR#22-00503096.


Boeing is planning to carry out Project Voyager. The project will involve the construction of multiple buildings totaling an estimated 1 million sq ft on two sites at Brownleigh and Tract I North in St. Louis County, adjacent to St. Louis Lambert International Airport. The buildings will house both aircraft assembly and flight test facilities. Barton Malow Co. has been chosen as the construction manager and the Paric Corp. has been selected as the general contractor. Construction is expected to start in February 2024 and be completed by July 2026. The project is valued at $900 million. Boeing, P.O. Box 516, St. Louis, 63166. DR#23-00294772.


Southern Land Co. is planning to develop a master-planned community on a 373-acre site at the southwest corner of McFarlin Road and Fly Road in Nolensville. Upon completion, in a decade, it will comprise 735 homes, ranging from townhomes to estate homes on ½-acre lots. Roughly 160 acres will be reserved for parks and open spaces. It will include a swimming pool and 15,000 sq ft of commercial space for restaurants and shops. SLC Homes—SLC’s in-house homebuilding group—will build all of the homes in the new community. The project is valued at between $100 million and $500 million. Southern Land Co. LLC, Attn: Shane White, VP of Urban Design, 3990 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville, 37215. DR#23-00161003.


Fervo Energy is planning to carry out the Cape Station Geothermal Energy Project in Beaver County, where test wells have already been drilled. Phase 1 will generate 150 MW. When all phases are completed, it will generate 400 MW. Construction is expected to start in November 2023 and be completed by July 2028. The project is valued at $800 million. Fervo Energy, 114 Main St., Houston, Texas, 77002. DR#23-00413355.


Bids, Contracts, Proposals


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $108.3-million firm-fixed-price contract to Pacific Tech Construction Inc. to carry out a roof replacement project at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans East. The work entails removing the existing modified bitumen roofing system and all concrete roof deck panels on Building 103 down to the existing purlins and replacing it with a new 3-in. metal roof deck and SBS modified bitumen roofing system with a spray-on rubber roof coating. Construction is expected to start in January 2024. Pacific Tech Construction, 1302 Walnut St., Kelso, Wash., 98626. DR#23-00087064.


Graham Construction & Management Inc. has started building the Samaritan Healthcare Hospital replacement in Moses Lake. The three-story, 174,000-sq-ft building is located on Yonezawa Boulevard. It has been designed by ZGF Architects. The project is valued at $145.7 million. Graham Construction & Management, Inc., 12439 E. Pinecroft Way, Spokane Valley, 99216. DR#18-00855541.


Bid, Proposal Dates


1/18/24 New Mexico State University is requesting proposals for design services for the New Mexico Reforestation Center development in Cleveland. The facility will primarily consist of greenhouses, altogether totaling approximately 196,700 sq ft, needed to grow up to 5 million seedlings per year. New Mexico State University, Attn: Central Purchasing Office, P.O. Box 30001, Las Cruces, 88003. DR#23-00192925.


1/25/24 The City of Austin is requesting proposals for construction management-at-risk services for the Walnut Creek Waste Water Treatment Plant expansion project. The project will increase the plant’s average daily flow from 75 million gallons per day to 100 mgd with a 2-hour peak flow of 300 mgd. Additionally, the project will implement biological nutrient removal to meet more stringent effluent quality limits. The work will include constructing a new 25 mgd treatment train with BNR, upgrade of the existing treatment plant to BNR, new influent siphons, a new effluent pipe and outfall, and a floodwall around the site. Construction is expected to start in May 2025 and be completed by December 2029. The project is valued at $900 million. City of Austin Public Works Dept., Attn: Erik Kunkel, 505 Barton Springs Road, Austin, 78704. DR#23-00035576.