Just Around the Corner
New York Area Home to Many Turner
You don't have to travel far in New York City to find a Turner
Construction Corporation project.
The company is building everything from office buildings
to courthouses these days, with many jobs having a price tag
of $100 million or more. The following is a description of
some of the largest projects currently being done by Turner:
- The Kings County Supreme &
Family Courthouse, Brooklyn, N.Y. Construction on
the $492 million, 32-story courthouse at 330 Jay St. is
expected to be completed in spring 2005. The building will
house not only 950,000 sq. ft. of space for the New York
State Supreme Court and the Kings County Family Court, but
also five upper floors with 172,000 sq. ft. of office space.
- Times Square Tower, New York,
N.Y. Construction on the $229.7 million tower was
expected to be completed this month. The project, which
won a 2003 Project of the Year award in the office category
from New York Construction magazine, consisted of demolishing
three existing buildings and constructing a 48-story, 1.2-million-sq.-ft.
office tower on a full block site at 42nd Street and Seventh
- The Hearst Building, New York,
N.Y. Construction is underway on the $226 million
project at Eighth Avenue and 57th Street that will serve
as the Hearst Corp.'s world headquarters. When completed
in 2006, it will have 42 stories and 858,000 sq. ft. of
office space and will be built within and above the existing
six-story Hearst building.
- Atlantic Avenue MTA Station Rehabilitation,
Brooklyn, N.Y. Construction on the $200 million is
ongoing. Turner is providing both construction and construction
management services for the project, which will involves
the full rehabilitation of the three subway stations, the
Eastern Parkway IRT lines, the Brighton BMT lines, and the
4th Avenue BMT lines and the adjacent Long Island Rail Road
Flatbush terminal. The project won a 2003 Award of Merit
in the transit category.
- NYU School of Medicine Smilow
Research Building, New York, N.Y. Construction of
a new 220,000-sq.-ft., 16-story biomedical research laboratory
building on the east side of the NYU Medical Center superblock
is expected to be completed in February 2005.
- Time Warner Center, New York,
N.Y. Turner was responsible for construction of the
office space of this mammoth project in Columbus Circle.
Time Warner will occupy approximately 758,000 sq. ft. of
the 2.7 million mixed-use facility. It will merge Time Warner
corporate and executive offices and Turner Broadcast Sales'
offices with broadcast, studio, technical and office space.
In addition, there will be common areas and amenities that
include a conferencing center, technology room, centralized
mail and copy area, commissary and media screening center.
- Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York,
N.Y. Construction is expected to be completed in
June for Jazz at Lincoln Center, which will occupy approximately
100,000 sq. ft. of the Time Warner Center. Intended as the
first U.S. facility designed specifically for the performance
and recording of jazz music and for education related to
jazz music, the new facility will provide intimate theater
performance spaces of 1,000 to 1,100 seats, educational
programs, broadcast facilities and recording spaces. The
new facility will provide two theaters, a casual café
performance space, classroom and "back-of-house"
broadcast, studio, recording and technical spaces.
- Queens Vocational High School,
Queens, N.Y. Construction of an 86,000-sq.-ft. addition
and miscellaneous work in the existing school is expected
to be completed in July 2005.
Named 2004 Contractors of the Year