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Kraus-Anderson Completes Construction of $50M Middle School in Cottage Grove, Minnesota

COTTAGE GROVE, MINN. — Kraus-Anderson has completed the construction of Oltman Middle School in Cottage Grove. The $50 million school opened to students this month and replaces the former school in St. Paul Park. The facility can currently accommodate as many as 1,100 students in grades 6-8 with future expansion capabilities for as many as 1,450 students. Each grade level is housed in its own two-story section of the building. Designed by architects Rego + Youngquist, the 188,000-square-foot …

Adolfson & Peterson Begins Work on $84M Arts, Athletic Complex for Arlington ISD

ARLINGTON, TEXAS — Adolfson & Peterson Construction has begun work on an $84 million arts and athletics facility for the Arlington Independent School District (ISD). Designed by HKS, the property will be situated on more than 21 acres and serve the entire school district. Individual features will include a 97,963-square-foot performance and demonstration venue, a 1,250-seat concert hall and a 425-seat theater. The 97,548-square-foot athletic complex will offer facilities for swimming, …

McCarthy Breaks Ground on 360,000 SF Tech Campus for Collin College in Metro Dallas

ALLEN, TEXAS — McCarthy Building Cos. Inc. has broken ground on Collin College Technical Campus, a 360,000-square-foot development in Allen, a northeastern suburb of Dallas. The project will deliver a 177,646-square-foot building for trade studies that includes lab space, auto shops and carpentry shops, as well as a 151,000-square-foot academic building with classrooms, administrative offices and common spaces. Additional features will include a 23,700-square-foot conference building, a …

City of Atlanta Begins First Phase of 280-Acre Park in Westside Area

ATLANTA — The City of Atlanta has broken ground on the first phase of Westside Park at Bellwood Quarry in Atlanta’s Westside area. Expected to be the largest park in Atlanta, the first phase will include a signature gateway and trails leading to an overlook area for views of a quarry-turned-reservoir. Upon completion, the park will encompass 280 acres, nearly 100 acres larger than Piedmont Park in Atlanta’s Midtown district. The park will connect the Proctor Creek Greenway and …

CTA Architects Completes $20M Renovation, Expansion of Bronx Charter School in New York

NEW YORK CITY — CTA Architects P.C. has completed the final phase of a renovation and expansion project at the Bronx Charter School for Excellence in the Bronx.Located at 1952-1960 Benedict Ave. in the Bronx, the $20 million project included construction of a new, seven-story tower spanning 35,000 square feet; the renovation of an existing 10,000-square foot, two-story building; and a 4,500-square foot, two-story addition to the existing structure. The project team included Collado …

Kraus-Anderson Completes $21.9M Special Education School in St. Paul

ST. PAUL, MINN. — Kraus-Anderson Construction Co. has completed RiverEast, a $21.9 million special education school in St. Paul. Located at 1055 Mackubin St., the 71,100-square-foot school will open in September and serve students in grades K-8. A maximum of 80 students will be enrolled in the school. Health and education design firm BWBR designed the school. Saint Paul Public Schools was the

Soldiers Memorial Military Museum in St. Louis Undergoes $30M Renovation

ST. LOUIS — The Missouri Historical Society is nearing completion of a $30 million renovation of the Soldiers Memorial Military Museum in downtown St. Louis. Wiegmann Associates has completed work on the HVAC system and provided design services to KAI, the mechanical engineer of record, to reduce equipment costs and develop an energy-efficient system that protects historical exhibits. BSI Constructors is the general contractor for the project. The museum’s lower level was refurbished to …

TCC, Elm Tree to Build 259,947 SF Immigration Center in Irving

IRVING, TEXAS — Trammell Crow Co. and Elm Tree Funds will build a 259,947-square-foot government office building on a 27-acre tract in Irving. The project is a build-to-suit for the General Services Administration, which has signed a 20-year lease. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will use the property as its Texas Service Center. Construction is scheduled to begin in August and to be completed in early 2020. Gensler is serving as the project architect and Manhattan Construction Co. …

Austin City Council Approves Plan for $200M Soccer Stadium

AUSTIN, TEXAS — The Austin City Council has approved a plan from Precourt Sports Ventures LLC (PSV), which owns the Columbus Crew Soccer Club, to build a new soccer stadium in the state capital. The proposed site is a 24-acre tract of city-owned land located at 10414 McKalla Place, which is close to The Domain, a mixed-use destination on the city’s north side. According to The Austin American-Statesman, the stadium project is valued at approximately $200 million. PSV hopes to have the …

Kraus-Anderson Completes $12M Renovation at Minnesota Airport

ROCHESTER, MINN. — Kraus-Anderson Construction Co. (KA) has completed a $12 million renovation at Rochester International Airport in Minnesota. The facelift included an upgraded terminal and expanded U.S. Customs facility. As part of the upgrade to the main terminal lobby, the ticket counter area for all airlines was relocated to one side of the terminal and the baggage claim for all airlines to the other side. In addition, KA expanded the customs area to 20,000 square feet to improve …

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