Southeast Pulse: March 2023
Southeast Pulse: March 2023
Contracts, Bids, Proposals
Florida East Coast Realty Inc. is in the planning phase of a design-bid-build project for a $1-billion, 92-story, 2-million-sq-ft mixed-use tower in Miami, the One Bayfront Plaza Mixed Use Tower. With a target construction start date of September, plans call for the demolition of an existing 19-story building and construction of 1,361 apartments, 200 hotel rooms, a parking garage for 2,117 vehicles and an associated pedestrian bridge as well as more than 100,000 sq ft of retail space on 3.35 acres. Florida East Coast Realty Inc., 100 S. Biscayne Blvd., Ste. 1100, Miami, 33301. DR#07-00734692.
Immocorp Capital and the city of West Palm Beach are in the design phase of the Northwood Square apartments-grocery-retail development, a $70-million to $75-million design-bid-build project set to start construction in April. Plans call for three nine-story reinforced concrete buildings housing 382 condominiums, 28 studio apartments, 191 one-bedroom apartments and 163 two-bedroom units on 3.3 acres alongside 63,200 sq ft of retail space, a 58-space parking garage and an amenity deck with swimming pool, fitness center and game room. Immocorp Capital, 18851 NE 29th Ave., Miami, 33180. DR#17-00761738.
BMW Manufacturing Corp. is designing the 1-million-sq-ft BMW Hi-Voltage Battery Assembly Facility near Spartanburg, expected to cost $700 million. Construction by Evans General contractors is set to begin in May for the single-story, structural steel building to house a high-voltage electric vehicle battery assembly facility. Site clearing is underway. BMW Manufacturing Corp., 1400 Highway 101 S, Greer, 29651. DR#22-00800571.
The Georgia Dept. of Transportation is planning a $5.5-billion, three-part design-build project to add two new elevated, barrier-separated express lanes in both directions of Interstate-285 in Fulton, Cobb and DeKalb counties, which it says is the one of the most heavily traveled and congested interstate highways in the country. The project proposes the new lanes in three main areas: on I-285 from Interstate 20 to Paces Ferry Road, on I-285 from Henderson Road to I-20 and on Interstate 75 from Ga. 155 to Interstate 475. The work schedule for bridge replacements over railroad tracks and roads and collector-distributor lanes is still to be determined. Georgia Dept. of Transportation, 600 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, 30309. DR#17-00625020.
Triple Five and PCL Constructors are revising the master plan for a new amusement park in Miami, the American Dream Miami Retail and Entertainment Master Report, detailing a 225-acre amusement park with 7.2 million total sq ft of building space including indoor ski slope, water park, man-made saltwater lake, artificial reef, 3,000-seat movie theater, performing arts center, ice skating rink, museum, bowling alley, 2,000 hotel rooms, 3 million sq ft of retail space and 2 million sq ft of entertainment space. Reviews and approvals are pending for the estimated $3-billion to $4-billion project. Triple Five, Attn. Debbie Patire, Sr. VP of Marketing, Ste. 3000 West Edmonton Mall 8882, 170th St., Edmonton, Alberta, T5T 4M2. DR#15-00457084.
The North Carolina Dept. of Transportation is evaluating bids for a $621.5-million design-build paving project to construct improvements to Haywood Road in Asheville. NCDOT is expected to award the project to one of three bidders by March 17 and start work April 1. NC Dept. Transportation, 1020 Birch Ridge Drive, Raleigh, 27610. DR#21-00821476.
Moss & Associates has started construction on the $450-million One Ashley condominium and hotel tower project located along Tampa’s Riverwalk. Work includes a 39-story structural steel building totaling more than 1.4 million sq ft with 207 condominium units, rooftop swimming pool and café. Off-site improvements include modification to the alignment of Ashely Drive South, sidewalk improvements and 719-space parking garage. Two Roads Development, 1217 S. Flagler Drive FL 2, West Palm Beach, 33401. DR#15-00584411.