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HARVEY-CLEARY HELPS CREATE THE FUTURE OF CONSTRUCTION. BY LORI SICHTERMANN
n June 2008, Harvey-Cleary began work as the general contractor for the construction of the Battelle biological and computational science facility – a duplex laboratory structure located in Richmond, Wash. In theory, the project was straightforward: two buildings, two www.harveybuilders.com stories and a professional • Estimated 2010 sales: $600 million lobby joining the two sides. • Employees: 500 Harvey-Cleary was • Headquarters: Houston attracted to the project not • Scope: Construction of a 145,000for its simplicity, but for it square-foot research facility complexity. The Battelle • Specialty: General contractor building would be a multidisciplinary research center that combined level 2 biosafety and wet research –Scott Sanders, project manager space with extensive dry computational laboratories. Roughly 145,000 feet of laboratory and office space was mapped out for the complex. What made the project truly complex were its goals to become a sustainable green building. The owner of the Battelle facility, New York City’s Cowperwood Company, wanted the structure to be LEED Gold certified – which is not an easy task, even for a simple duplex. With years of experience in green construction, Harvey-Cleary managed the $55 million project from start to finish. The company’s work enabled the Battelle facility to receive LEED Gold certification while at the same time developing a model for efficient planning and flawless construction.
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A Closer Look
The Battelle research facility is a unique structure for what it houses and how it operates. The building is owned by a private company, yet is leased to the U.S. Department of Energy. The building is made up of two complexes under one roof. One side of the facility houses
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Construction Today - February 2011
Out of the Blues
Wall Works USA Inc.
Pacific Pile & Marine
Dufferin Construction – Highways 403 and 401 Projects
Natt McDougall Co.
Abhe & Svoboda Inc.
McKinney Drilling Co.
ODOT/Miller Cable Co. – Northeast Ohio ITS Project
Barnard Construction – Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Redevelopment Project
C.A. Barrs Contractor Inc.
Charles Blalock and Sons Inc.
Parsons Brinkerhoff, Hatch Mott MacDonald, Skanska USA, Dragados USA and Tutor Perini – Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement
William Charles Construction – I-39 Repaving
CB Richard Ellis Canada
The Cadillac Fairview Corp. Ltd./PCL Constructors Canada Inc.
Fargo Pacific Inc.
Critchfield Pacific Inc.
Harold O’Shea Builders
Culpepper Construction Co. Inc.
Golden State Framers
Hudspeth & Associates Inc.
IMC Construction Inc.
Jones Lang LaSalle – Empire State Building Renovation and Retrofit
Econo-Malls Management Corp.
Turner Construction San Diego – New Central Library
Trotter & Morton – University of Calgary
Collavino Construction Co. Inc. – One World Trade Center
Danis Building Construction Company – The Indu and Raj Soin Medical Center
F.J. Sciame Construction Co. – Abraham Joshua Heschel School
Eckman Construction – Pinkerton Academy Freshman Building
The Hagerman Group – Parkview Whitley Hospital
Whaler Industrial Contracting Inc.
Construction Today - February 2011