Projects awarded - September 2003

September 01, 2003 |

PROJECTS awarded


The 166,000-sq.-ft. first phase of Gaslamp,

a San Diego retail/residentialdevelopment is designed to integrate with its namesake city district by incorporating its corniced and columned architecture. Nadel Architects of LosAngeles is the architect. San Francisco-based Swinerton Builders is the general contractor for the $18.5 million project, which is scheduled for completion next spring.


The DFW Grand Hyatt under construction at Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport will be the only Grand Hyatt property to be located at an airport when it opens in early 2005. Designed by Dallas-basedHKS, Inc., the hotel will be an integral part of the new International Terminal project. Austin Commercial , also of Dallas, is general contractor for the 298-room facility.

The U.S. Supreme Court Building is undergoing a modernization to upgrade systems that have been in place since the building opened in 1935. The architect for Phase I of the five-year project is Princeton, N.J.-based Hillier, and the general contractor is James G.. Davis Construction Corp., Rockville, Md. The first phase will consist of an underground annex for the Court Police. The second phase, scheduled to begin in the summer of 2004, will involve modernization of the building’s five floors.

As Virginia’s first comprehensive agreement for a public-private school building program, Haskell/Hess P3 Schools, a joint venture of Jacksonville, Fla.-based The Haskell Co. and Gaithersburg, Md.-based Hess Construction Co., has been selected by Stafford County, Va., to deliver two elementary schools and a high school. Arevenue component of the agreement involves the sale of 28 acres of land to a developer, who will, in turn, build a revenue-producing retirement community.

d on the terminal’s central axis, it will rise through the terminal’s contoured stainless steel[?] roof The hotel will open in early 2005.

Dallas-based HKS Inc. is architect, Austin Commercial is the general contractor and Wilson & Associates is the interior designer. x for the DFW Hyatt Hotel under construction at DFW International Airport.


The new97,000-sq.-ft. county government building in San Luis Obispo, Calif. will be constructed of cast-in-place concrete from the garage level through the third story, with the fourth level utilizing a structural steel frame. The $24 million building was designed by Kaplan McLaughlin Diaz of San Francisco. Rochelle, N.J.-based Kajima Construction Services is general contractor. Construction is scheduled for completion in early 2004.

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