NEW YORK, July 17 Turner Construction Company, the nation's leading general builder, has been selected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide design/build services for a $93 Million, 311,000 sq. ft. office complex. The project, "Building 24" is adjacent to the CDC's headquarters in Atlanta, Ga.
Building 24 is targeted to achieve a LEED Gold Certification from the United States Green Building Council. Among the green building strategies Building 24 will employ are maximizing natural light and utilizing low-emitting paints and flooring materials.
The scope of work also includes careful phasing, staging and logistics to provide high levels of security and minimal disruption to ongoing operations on the CDC campus.
"Turner is proud to be a partner with the CDC as part of the design/build team for Building 24 to benefit the employees and public served by the CDC," said Dave Butler, Vice President and General Manager of Turner's Atlanta office.
Turner is the leading general builder in the U.S., ranking first or second in the major segments of the building construction field. During 2008 Turner completed $10.7 billion of construction. Turner is the only builder offering clients a nationwide network of offices across the U.S. Founded in 1902, the firm is a subsidiary of HOCHTIEF. For more information, visit Turner's website at www.turnerconstruction.com.
HOCHTIEF is one of the leading international providers of construction-related services. With more than 64,000 employees and a sales volume of EUR 19.10 billion in FY 2008, the company is represented in all the world's major markets. The Group's service offering in the fields of development, construction, services, concessions and operation covers the entire life cycle of infrastructure projects, real estate and facilities. In the USA, the biggest construction market in the world, HOCHTIEF is the No. 1 general builder via its subsidiary Turner and, with Group company Flatiron, ranks among the most important players in the field of transportation infrastructure construction. With its subsidiary Leighton (HOCHTIEF share around 55 percent), the group is market leader in Australia. Because of its engagement for sustainability, HOCHTIEF has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes since 2006. Further information is available at www.hochtief.com/press.
SOURCE Turner Construction Company