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Eastern Michigan University Unveils Plan to Relocate College of Business to Central Campus

YPSILANTI, MICH. — Eastern Michigan University has unveiled plans to relocate the College of Business to its central campus. The move includes the selling of the Gary Owens Building, present home of the College of Business. The Board of Regents approved the sale of the 122,000-square-foot building to River Caddis Development for $2.7 million. Boone Hall will serve as the new location for the College of Business. The building will undergo a renovation beginning in April 2021, but the …

Marcus & Millichap Brokers Sale of 9,941 SF Frisco Store Leased to Kiddie Academy

FRISCO, TEXAS — Marcus & Millichap has brokered the sale of a 9,941-square-foot freestanding commercial property net-leased to Kiddie Academy in Frisco, located north of Dallas. Ron Hebert, Ryan Wolf and Vincent Knipp of Marcus & Millichap represented the seller in the transaction. Wolf and Knipp also procured the buyer, another private investor. Kiddie Academy is based in Abingdon, Maryland, and has more than 250 franchised locations across 30 states and Washington,

Granite Awarded $245M Contract to Pour Concrete at Naval Spent Fuel Handling Facility in Idaho

IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO — Granite has been awarded a $245 million subcontract by Fluor Marine Propulsion for the concrete placement construction of the Naval Spent Fuel Handling Facility near Idaho Falls. The work includes providing all labor, equipment and materials in order to backfill the excavation site from all bedrock up to the elevation that will support super-structure foundations. The backfill will include approximately 10 million pounds of rebar and 300,000 cubic yards of concrete …

Meridian Development Completes Fire Station, Two Parks at Millenia Mixed-Use Project in Chula Vista

CHULA VISTA, CALIF. — Meridian Development has completed a $15 million infrastructure improvements program at Millenia, a 210-acre, mixed-use urban village in Chula Vista. Meridian is developing the infrastructure projects for property owner Stratford Land. The facilities include a fire station and two neighborhood parks. The Millenia Fire Station, which will be known as Chula Vista Fire Station #10, is located at the corner of Millenia Avenue and Stylus Street. The two-story, …

McCarthy Completes 124,674 SF Renovation, Expansion Project at Texas Woman’s University in Denton

DENTON, TEXAS — McCarthy Building Cos. has completed the renovation and expansion of the Student Union at Hubbard Hall at Texas Woman’s University (TWU) in Denton. The project featured renovations of 100,754 square feet of meeting, event and dining space, as well as 23,920 square feet of structural additions to the building. Landscaping, irrigation and site utilities systems were also upgraded. McCarthy began the project in March 2018. The company previously completed construction of …

McMinnville Properties Acquires 285-Acre Entertainment Campus in Oregon’s Willamette Valley for $9.5M

MCMINNVILLE, ORE. — McMinnville Properties, which Bill Stoller of Stoller Wine Group owns, has purchased a 285-acre campus in McMinnville. The site houses Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Wings & Waves Waterpark, The Lodge event and wedding venue, 220 acres of established vineyards and farmland, and a development site designed to accommodate a 99,000-square-foot hotel. The campus is located at 500 NE Captain Michael King Smith Way, 23 miles southwest of Portland and 30 minutes north …

Andrew Franz Architect to Design Renovation of 11,000 SF Community Center in Harlem

NEW YORK CITY — Andrew Franz Architect will design the renovation of the 11,000-square-foot Washington Houses Community Center in the East Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan. The community center offers a range of education, wellness, and community-building resources to local youths and seniors. The Andrew Franz team will transform key spaces of the facility including the entrance, reception and waiting areas and senior center. The team will also enhance the natural lighting and acoustics of …

Transwestern Brokers Sale of Leasehold Interest for 65,000 SF Charter School in The Bronx

NEW YORK CITY — Transwestern Real Estate Services has brokered the sale of the leasehold interest for a new charter elementary school at a 65,000-square-foot building in The Bronx. Located at 1919 Arthur Ave., the school will be called Zeta Bronx Tremont Park Elementary and will serve students in pre-K through fifth grade starting in August 2021. Lindsay Ornstein, Stephen Powers and Thomas Hines represented Zeta Charter Schools in the leasehold negotiations. The building ownership, Joyland …

Alternate Care Facility at Chicago’s McCormick Place Convention Center Expected to Be Complete by April 24

CHICAGO — The temporary conversion of a portion of Chicago’s McCormick Place Convention Center into an alternate care facility for COVID-19 patients is expected to be complete by Friday, April 24. Walsh Construction, the contractor for the project, completed the first 500 beds earlier this month. The facility will have the capacity to treat up to 3,000 low-to-moderate acuity patients across three of the convention center’s halls. Patients will be separated by the level of care required. …

TCF Center Hospital Conversion in Detroit Running Ahead of Schedule

DETROIT — The conversion of TCF Center in Detroit into a 1,000-bed field hospital is ahead of schedule and slated for completion by Wednesday April 8, according to the Detroit Free Press. Members of the Michigan National Guard assisted the Federal Emergency Management Agency with logistics support and inventory of equipment and supplies. The transformation of the convention center into a federal medical station is in effort to treat COVID-19 cases during a period of surge demand. On April 1, …

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