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Gilbane Smith to Serve as Contractor for Wisconsin Center Expansion

MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin Center District has selected Gilbane Building Co. and CD Smith (Gilbane Smith) to serve as construction manager for the expansion of the Wisconsin Center convention hall. Gilbane Smith and the architecture team of tvsdesign and EUA will immediately begin working together to formulate the design and determine a cost estimate for the project. However, the Milwaukee Business Journal estimates project costs at $300 million. Renderings are expected early in the second …

University of Michigan Student Center Reopens Following $85.2M Renovation

ANN ARBOR, MICH. — Michigan Union at the University of Michigan has reopened following an 18-month, $85.2 million renovation. The project included electrical, mechanical and plumbing system improvements; elevator replacements and upgrades; replacement of the roof and windows; and restroom upgrades. The building now features more social space, meeting options and a newly created IdeaHub. Project architects included Integrated Design Solutions, Workshop Architects and Hartman Cox Architects. …

Triad Lagoon Valley Acquires 840 Acres for Mixed-Use Development in Vacaville, California

VACAVILLE, CALIF. — Triad Lagoon Valley, a Washington limited liability company affiliated with Seattle-based Triad Development, has purchased 840 acres from Lennar Corp. for an undisclosed price. The buyer plans to develop Lagoon Valley, a mixed-use community on the site. Lagoon Valley is approved as a conservation community, balancing jobs and housing, with more than 80 percent of its specific plan area entitled for open space/recreational use. Site grading is slated to commence in May, …

Dougherty Mortgage Arranges $16.2M in Financing for Healthcare Clinic in Templeton, California

TEMPLETON, CALIF. — Dougherty Mortgage has partnered with Community Health Care Centers of the Central Coast (CHCCC) to obtain $16.2 million in public and private financing for a new healthcare clinic and expanded community services in Templeton. CHCCC provides healthcare services to the Central Coast’s vulnerable and at-risk residents. Located at 1330 Las Tablas Road in Templeton, the clinic, which is open and welcoming new patients, will meet more of the needs in the community for …

C.W. Driver Breaks Ground on $50M Language Arts, Social Science Building at Orange County College in California

COSTA MESA, CALIF. — C.W. Driver Cos. has broken ground on Orange Coast College’s new $50 million Language Arts and Social Science Building in Costa Mesa. Slated for completion in summer 2021, the three-story, 107,760-square-foot building is part of a larger initiative to modernize the campus and accommodate its expanding enrollment. The building’s first floor will house classrooms, labs, an English as a Second Language computer lab, facilities for the Speech, Debate and Theater Team …

City of College Park Opens 5,000-Seat Gateway Center Arena in South Atlanta

COLLEGE PARK, GA. — The City of College Park has opened Gateway Center, a multipurpose sports and entertainment venue that serves as home of the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream team and the College Park Skyhawks, the official NBA G League affiliate of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks. Designed by Atlanta-based tvsdesign, Gateway Center is located at 2330 Convention Center Concourse in the south Atlanta city of College Park and contains a maximum of 5,000 seats. A partnership between Georgia International …

KDC Breaks Ground on New Facility for The Magdalen House in Dallas

DALLAS — Locally based developer KDC has broken ground on a new, 8,000-square-foot facility in Dallas for The Magdalen House, a nonprofit organization focused on helping women recover from alcoholism. The new facility will increase the organization’s space by roughly 44 percent. Omniplan is serving as the project architect, and Buford Hawthorne Builders is the general contractor. Completion is scheduled for early

Cardon Global Opens $273M Williston Basin International Airport in North Dakota

WILLISTON, N.D. — Cardon Global has opened the Williston Basin International Airport (XWA) in Williston, located approximately 215 miles northwest of Bismarck. Development costs were estimated to be $273 million. The 100,000-square-foot airport includes four gates and three passenger boarding bridges as well as a 50-seat bar and restaurant. XWA is the first ground-up commercial airport built in the Midwest since the 1940s, according to the developer. “Prior to the completion of XWA …

American Campus Communities Starts Construction of Mixed-Use Development on University of California Riverside Campus

RIVERSIDE, CALIF. — The University of California, Riverside (UCR) and American Campus Communities (NYSE: ACC) have broken ground on North District, a mixed-use community anchored by new student housing buildings. The project will be situated on the university’s campus in Riverside, a city located in the Inland Empire about 60 miles east of Los Angeles. Upon full build-out, the project will feature up to 6,000 new student housing beds, new dining facilities, an NCAA Division I competition …

C.W. Driver Starts Construction of $43.3M Mt. San Jacinto College Temecula Valley Campus in California

TEMECULA, CALIF. — C.W. Driver Cos., as general contractor, has started construction of Mt. San Jacinto College’s (MSJC) new $43.3 million, 350,000-square-foot Temecula Valley Campus in Temecula. The project consists of a seismic retrofit and tenant improvement of an existing office building, creating a new campus and addressing current classroom shortages. The building’s twin five-story, 175,000-square-foot towers will be converted from office space into classrooms, laboratories and …

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