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Fulton in »The Gallery onMich., will Grand Rapids, include an art gallery. Commercial | TRIANGLE ASSOCIATES INC. – THE GALLERY ON FULTON Artistic Collaboration TRIANGLE ASSOCIATES HELPS BRING TO LIFE A MIXED-USE VISION IN MICHIGAN. BY CHRIS PETERSEN by the parking garage, which will have space for lthough much of the attention will 262 vehicles. be focused on what’s inside its main The parking garage will be surrounded by a component – the Urban Institute green screen system, a feature that Hemmes says for Contemporary Arts (UICA) – a should help the project achieve LEED certificanew building itself deserves some recognition • Construction budget: $25 million tion. The green screen features plants that grow as a work of art in its own right. The develop• Location: Grand Rapids, Mich. up a mesh screen to create a kind of enclosure ment, The Gallery on Fulton in Grand Rapids, • Employees on-site: Two full-time around the building. “The objective is to have Mich., will not only house the UICA and other supervisors tenants, but will also be the culmination of a • Project scope: 206,000-square-foot them grow high enough to enclose the parking facility,” Hemmes says. lot of careful planning and forward-thinking. mixed-use development Construction on the project began in The owners of construction manager September 2008, and is planned to open to the Triangle Associates Inc. also are part-owners –Dustin Hemmes, project manager public on Sept. 1, 2010. Originally, the site was of The Gallery on Fulton, and Project Manager occupied by a six-story parking deck that was Dustin Hemmes says the company is working torn down earlier in the decade. Hemmes says in close concert with its partners to ensure the the plans for the project took several years to fully develop, and the comfinished product is a benefit to Grand Rapids. “We work well together munity has been eagerly anticipating its completion. “This project has and continue to do so,” he says. been a long time coming,” he says. Taking up half a city block in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids, The Gallery at Fulton will be a 206,000-square-foot mixed-use development anchored by the UICA gallery. The UICA will rise five floors above Multiple Styles street level, with the upper seven floors occupied by 56 high-end apartJust like some of the artwork that will be featured inside the UICA, The ments. About two-thirds of the development’s footprint will be taken up Gallery on Fulton is something of a mixed-media project. Hemmes says Triangle Associates Inc. – The Gallery on Fulton “Triangle has fantastic people.” CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM DECEMBER 2009 http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

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Construction Today - December 2009
2010 Construction Forecast
Special Focus
Product Showcase: Hand Tools
F&R Construction Group Inc.
Suffolk Construction: Met 2
Weitz Co.: Solaris at Crossroads
Chance Construction Co.
Allied Building Products Corp.
Bird Construction Co. Inc.: Condado Vanderbilt Hotel
Broccolini Construction Inc.: EDC Headquarters
CJ Pink Ltd.
Cobra Corporate Management Inc.
DDRM: The St. Regis Deer Crest Resort
Q.B. Construction
T.N. Ward Co.
EllisDon: North Park Quad Pad Arena
REIG Capital
Blumenfeld Development Group & Forrest City Ratner – East River Plaza
Clark Construction: Michigan International Speedway
Morton Buildings Inc.
Triangle Associates Inc.: The Gallery on Fulton
Vogel Bros. Building Co.
Walsh Construction: Mercy Corps.
Wasatch Advantage Group: San Tropez
Profitable Contractor
John W. Danforth Co.
Shore Environmental LLC
S.T. Wooten
American Civil Constructors Inc.
Archer Western: I-75/I-475 Reconstruction
Cleland Site Prep Inc.
Delaware DOT: Indian River Inlet Bridge
Goodfellow Bros. Inc.
International Construction Equipment Inc.
Kiewit Pacific Co.: SR 519 – Seattle Intermodal Access Project
Plaza Construction Corp.
B. Gottardo Construction Ltd.
Bergmann Associates: Walkway Over The Hudson
Craig Olden Inc.
G.M. Sipes Construction Inc.
Idaho Sand & Gravel Co.: Ten- Mile Interchange
J.F. White
Malcom Drilling Co. Inc.
Mid Eastern Buildings Inc.: Southampton Wastewater Treatment Plant
Minnesota Department of Transportation: I35W Crosstown/ Urban Partnership
Nicholson Construction Co.
Papich Construction Co. Inc.: Route 46 Expansion Project
Tilcon New York Inc.: Interstate
Tyam Excavation and Shoring Ltd.
W.C. English Inc.: U.S. 321
West Electric Corp.
Industry Trends
Turner Construction Co.: Eastern High School
Gafcon Inc.: Carlsbad High School Modernization Project
DASNY: Gouverneur Healthcare Services
Stuart Olson: University of Lethbridge Markin Hall
University of Houston Student Housing
HDR Architecture Inc.
Marshall-Lee Construction Corp.
RA-LIN & Associates
Suffolk Construction: Boston Renaissance Charter School
Suffolk Construction: FIU School of International and Public Affairs
Swinerton Builders
Tower Construction: Huntington Memorial Hospital expansion
Absher Construction Co.: Chief Sealth High School and Denny International Middle School
Bird Construction
Casey Middle School
Cedar Ridge High School
Clark: Lowell Reception Center
Gilbane/Banks Joint Venture: Coppin State University
Hensel Phelps Construction Co.: FORSCOM/USARC New Headquarters
Shaw Construction: Mesa State College Student Center
Shiel Sexton: Butler University
SpawGlass Contractors Inc.: Austin Community College Rio Grande Campus Parking Garage
Stuart Olson: New Edmonton Remand Centre
The Christman Co.
Turner Construction Co
Weddle Construction Ltd.
Construction Coach
Polimeni International
Greenpark Homes
Kite Realty Group Trust: Eddy Street Commons at NotreDame
Construction Law
Centerpoint Builders
Last Look: DANSY

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