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»The 800,000-square-foot courthouse facility will seek LEED certification. Institutional | TURNER CONSTRUCTION CO. – DUVAL UNIFIED COUNTY COURTHOUSE FACILITY Case in Point S Turner Construction Co. “Perseverance pays off.” TURNER BUILDS DUVAL COUNTY UNIFIED COURTHOUSE FACILITY IN JACKSONVILLE, FLA. BY KATHRYN JONES neighborhoods. Downtown Jacksonville has everal years ago, city officials in started to become viewed as everyone’s Jacksonville, Fla., established an infraneighborhood – a place where we can gather structure and transportation for events, business and entertainment.” ment program that was later funded • Budget: $224 million The largest and final vertical building project by sales tax and approved by voters in 2000. • Location: Jacksonville, Fla. of the Better Jacksonville Plan is the Duval The $2.25 billion Better Jacksonville Plan • Contract: Design/build County Unified Courthouse Facility, which will called for more than $1 billion to be invested in • Scope: 800,000-square-foot, seek LEED certification. the construction or reconstruction of dozens of LEED-certified courthouse facility The Orlando, Fla., office of Turner local roads, as well as several new public faciliConstruction Co. is managing the $224 million ties. These include the $130 million project in a design/build contract with Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, the $34 –David Reaves, vice present and operations manager Jacksonville, Fla.-based design partner, KBJ million Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, a $95 Architects Inc. million new main library, and $55 million for According to Turner Vice President and the renovation or construction of additional Operations Manager David Reaves, the comlibrary branches. pany and its Jacksonville Small and Emerging Business program partKristen Beach, media relations officer for the City of Jacksonville ner, Construction and Engineering Services, began construction in May Public Information Office, says Jacksonville and Duval County are 2009 and expect to complete the seven-story, 800,000-square-foot struc“one in the same. We are a consolidated, 840-square-mile county, and ture in May 2012. because of the nature of how large we are, we’ve formed a city of JANUARY 2010 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM 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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