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Institutional | HENSEL PHELPS CONSTRUCTION CO. – GRANADA HILLS HIGH SCHOOL The Perfect Company HENSEL PHELPS IS BUILDING THE NEW GRANADA HILLS HIGH SCHOOL. BY ALAN DORICH house classrooms and laboratories. Cruz notes that building “B” used to fter 72 years of operation, Hensel Phelps Construction Co. be the location of a hospital that was under construction. has not kept itself devoted to a single type of construction. However, “After the steel was topped out, something happened with Instead, the company’s project portfolio includes commerthe funding of the hospital project and it stopped,” Cruz says, noting that cial, high technology, industrial, justice, medical and educaHensel Phelps took the steel structure and enlarged it. tional projects. “We enlarged the structure on three sides to create the classroom “We get a very good, eclectic mix of projects,” Project Manager Robert building,” he says. The third building, building “C,” will be a two-story Cruz says. “For someone that just really enjoys construction, that is the gymnasium facility that will span 24,000 square feet and feature a gym, perfect company to work for.” locker rooms, team rooms, a dance floor room and weight rooms. The Greeley, Colo.-based general contractor was founded in 1937 and The fourth facility, building “D,” an existing structure that undergoes today operates district offices throughout the United States. In addition, Engineering News-Record has ranked the company among the top general structural, MEP Systems, ADA and architectural upgrades, will be a parking structure that will stand three stories. “That’ll be the house of stucontractors and construction managers in the nation. dent and staff parking,” he says, noting that the company’s work also Hensel Phelps is now at work on the Granada Hills High School projincludes a student courtyard and an athletic field that will be a practice ect in Granada Hills, Calif. The new, 140,000-square-foot campus will area for football, softball and baseball teams. consist of four different structures, Cruz says. One Hensel Phelps’ client on the project is the Los 37,000-square-foot structure, building “A,” will Angeles Unified School District. “We’ve done stand two stories and house the school’s about five other high school projects with istration, kitchen facilities, a library and an them,” Cruz says, adding that the company has auditorium. • Project budget: $73 million a budget of $73 million and a final completion The second facility, building “B,” will cover • Location: Granada Hills, Calif. date of May 2011. 77,000 square feet, stand three stories, and • Employees: 200+ Hensel Phelps Construction Co. • Project scope: A new, 140,000square-foot campus “We get a very good, eclectic mix of projects.” –Robert Cruz, project manager »Building “C” of the new Granada Hills High School will span 24,000 square feet and feature a gym, locker and team rooms, a dance floor room and a weight room. 174 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM JANUARY 2010 http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

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Construction Today - January 2010
Profitable Contractor
Aireko Enterprises
Metrus Construction Limited: Le Parc Tower II
CJ Pink Ltd.
Costello Dismantling Co. Inc.
Allied Building Products Corp.
IDEURBAN: The St. Regis Mexico City
Interlink Group
TCD Inc.
Jersen Construction Group
Killian Construction Co.: The Westin Hotel
Legacy Partners Residential: Riverpark
Strathcona Mechanical Ltd.
Tilton Pacific Construction Inc.
On the Cover
Wharton-Smith Inc.
Product Showcase: Software and New Technology
Nicholson Construction Co.
Gilchrist Construction Co.
Turner Construction Co.: MIC Rental Car Center
Union Concrete Construction: Outer Harbor Parkway Project
D’Onofrio General Contractors Corp.
Worldwide Rental Services
AmQuip Crane Corp.
EIC Associates Inc.
Grinnell Recycling
Intercounty Paving Associates LLC: N.Y. Route 112
Matrix Design Group
Nicholson Construction Co.: Canton Dam
Sessler Wrecking
Wilson & Company Inc. Engineers and Architects: Rail Division
Regional Spotlight
Group Lepine Ltd.
Laurysen Kitchens Ltd.
Aspen Ridge Homes: Vu Living
Walsh Construction: Sherman Replacement Hospital
Block Cos.
PortSide Builders Inc.
Summit Builders Construction Co.: Classic Residence at Silverstone
Urban Landmarks
Keystone Construction Corp.: Carmel Arts District Lofts
Construction Coach
HDR Architecture Inc.
Brasfield & Gorrie LLC
Dimeo Construction Co.
Nan Inc.
EllisDon: North Park Quad Pad Arena
CANA Construction: TELUS World of Science
Cornerstone General Contractors Inc.
Harvey-Cleary Builders: City of Austin Public Safety Training Facility
Hensel Phelps Construction Co.: Granada Hills High School
Pirtle Construction Co.: City of Miami College
Sundt: East Contra Costa
Taylor & Parrish Inc.: Carole Weinstein International Center
Turner Construction Co.: Nationwide Children's Hospital
Turner Construction Co.: Duval Unified County Courthouse Facility
Weddle Brothers Construction Co. Inc.
AP Construction Inc.: Kensington Creative and Performing Arts High School
The Boldt Co.: Luther Midelfort Hospital Expansion
Choate Construction: NGCSU Projects
Donley’s LLC: Bavaro Hall at the University of Virginia
EllisDon: Woodstock General Hospital
McCarty Corp.: Maneuver Center of Excellence Headquarters
Munlake Contractors Inc.
Murray Company: Kiowa Country Memorial Hospital
River City Construction LLC
Skyline Roofing Ltd.
SpawGlass: Austin Community College Round Rock Campus
W.E. O’Neil Construction: Downtown Women's Center Project
Special Focus
CANA Construction: SMART Technologies
DiFazio Industries
Ecco III Enterprises Inc.
G.W. Peoples Contracting Co.
ARCO/Murray National Construction Co. Inc.
Baker Electric Inc.
Chester Bross Construction Co.
Titan Wrecking & Environmental LLC
Last Look: Urban Landmarks

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