Sunday, November 2, 2008

Marcus & Millichap Lists $14.5M Office Building in Santa Monica, CA

SANTA MONICA, CA-– Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services, the nation’s largest real estate investment services firm, has retained the exclusive listing for a 32,879-square foot office building in Santa Monica.

The listing price of $14.15 million represents $430 per square foot.

Michael Lawrence, a senior vice president investments and a senior director of Marcus & Millichap’s National Office and Industrial Properties Group in Newport Beach, and Faun Loren Kime, an investment specialist in the firm’s Los Angeles office, are representing the seller, a private, local individual.

“This property is an excellent opportunity for an investor to acquire a well-maintained asset in Santa Monica’s core business district, which is a rapidly developing and growing area,” says Lawrence.

“The office building is uniquely positioned near the proposed site for the light rail terminal, which would bring additional foot traffic from all over Los Angeles to visit Santa Monica’s world-famous shopping, beaches, parks and amenities,” adds Kime.

Located at 1640 5th St., (bottom left site map) the two-story multi-tenant office building is situated on 0.51 acres, just one block from the Santa Monica Place mall (top right photo) , designed by famed architect Frank Gehry and scheduled to be completed in fall 2009.
The property is also two blocks from City Hall and a major mixed-use development, which includes 325 new residential units and 13 acres of new parks.

Press Contact: Stacey Corso, Communications Department, (925) 953-1716

Clancy & Theys Starts Work on Almost $17M Worth of New Projects

Completion of Orange County Public Schools' $14.2 million, 98,797-square-foot elementary school is scheduled for July 2009

ORLANDO, FL – The Orlando-based Florida Division of Clancy & Theys Construction Company, one of America’s leading contractors, is under way on Orange County Public Schools’ new $14.2 million, 98,797-square-foot elementary school located at 5240 Keene’s Pheasant Drive in Windermere, FL, according to Pete Pace, (top right photo) Florida Division CEO for Clancy & Theys.

Designed by SchenkelShultz Architecture, Orlando, the 2-story facility will feature administrative offices, classrooms, art and music suites, a kitchen, dining areas and multi-purpose areas. It will also include a bus loop, parking lot, parent drop-off lane, playfields, outdoor activity areas and site utilities. Completion is slated for July 2009.

Winter Garden's $2.6 million Southside Community Park Will Have Two Softball Fields

WINTER GARDEN, FL – The Orlando-based Florida Division of Clancy & Theys Construction Company, one of America’s leading contractors, has broken ground on the City of Winter Garden’s new $2.6 million Southside Community Park located at 13460 Lake Butler Boulevard in Winter Garden, FL.

Its scope of work for the 20-acre park includes two multi-purpose fields, two softball fields, 130 paved parking spaces, a 1,600-square-foot covered playscape area, a 1,200-square-foot concessions building with kitchen and restroom facilities, a 650-square-foot maintenance building, and all associated utilities and site improvements according to Pete Pace, Florida Division CEO for Clancy & Theys.
Designed by Harvard Jolly, Inc., Orlando, completion of the project is slated for April 2009.

Contact: Kenneth H. Cristol 407-774-2515

Roger B. Kennedy Inc. Completes Westgate Town Center 6000 and Works on Building 4000

The $27.5M, 8-story Westgate Town Center Building 4000 is in Kissimmee, FL

KISSIMMEE, FL – Altamonte Springs-based general contractor and construction manager Roger B. Kennedy, Inc. is constructing the new $27.5 million, 8-story Westgate Town Center Building 4000 (top right rendering) in Kissimmee, FL, for Westgate Resorts, Ltd.

During the past decade, Kennedy has constructed more than a dozen major projects for Westgate Resorts totaling $225 million according to Roger B. Kennedy, Jr., President.

Designed by Bergman Associates-Architects, Jacksonville, Building 4000 is slated for completion in December 2008.

The $11.7M, 6-story Westgate Town Center Building 6000 Has 60 Units

ORLANDO, FL – Altamonte Springs-based general contractor and construction manager Roger B. Kennedy, Inc. completed the new $11.7 million, 6-story Westgate Town Center Building 6000 (bottom left rendering) in Kissimmee, FL, for Westgate Resorts, Ltd.

The 60-unit project was designed by Bloodgood Sharp Buster Architects, Jacksonville.

Contact: Kenneth H. Cristol, 407 774 2515

SchenkelShultz Designs 2 Florida Educational Projects Valued at $36M

Sarasota County School Board's 's $16.5 million, 73,370-SF Suncoast Polytechnical High School is First Phase of Sarasota Technical Center Campus

SARASOTA, FL – SchenkelShultz Architecture, Sarasota, one of Florida’s leading green design firms, completed the School Board of Sarasota County’s new $16.5 million, 73,370-square-foot Suncoast Polytechnical High School (top right rendering) in Sarasota, FL, representing the first phase of the 72-acre Sarasota Technical Center campus under design by SchenkelShultz.

Incorporating the latest in information technology, the facility features three technology labs, 100% wireless Internet access, 2,000 network drops embedded under raised floors to provide instructional flexibility, Activboard interactive screens in all instructional areas, and two flat screen TVs at the entrance which display information and student exhibitions.

In addition, the school is organized utilizing the ‘small learning communities concept’ and allows for a seamless integration of core curriculum subjects and career technical education. The flexible and easily adaptable spaces accommodate both group and individual learning styles which increase collaborative learning.

Florida Gulf Coast University's $19.5 million, 70,173-square-foot Lutgert Hall Marks Entrance to campus

FORT MYERS, FL – SchenkelShultz Architecture, Fort Myers, one of Florida’s leading green design firms, designed Florida Gulf Coast University’s newly-constructed $19.5 million, 70,173-square-foot Lutgert Hall in Fort Myers, FL.(bottom left photo)

Lutgert Hall is the sophisticated home to university business students and the signature building marking the entrance to the university’s campus.

Filled with natural light, the bright and vibrant environment is inviting to students and convenient to the business community.

The four-story building contains: ten classrooms and two tiered case study classrooms; three conference rooms for students and faculty; a student affairs suite; a career development suite with an interview room; a student management portfolio room and an executive training room; a three-story atrium with a student lounge area; and dean’s suite and faculty offices.

Owens, Ames, Kimball Company, Fort Myers, served as construction manager for the project.

Contact: Kenneth H. Cristol, 407-774-2515

Edwards Construction Working on Projects Valued at $24M in Florida

$18.5M Nocatee Aquatics Park Amenity Center Will Have Four Swimming Pools

OCALA, FL – Edwards Construction Services, Inc.’s Residential Amenities division is under way on the $18.5 million Nocatee Aquatics Park Amenity Center project in the Town of Nocatee, under development by The PARC Group near Ponte Vedra in St. John’s County, FL.

The 78-acre recreational facility located at Nocatee Town Center Village will feature: a 2-story, 12,000-square-foot Nocatee Community Center with meeting space, a fitness center, bathhouse, pavilions, cabana and offices; and a resort-style Nocatee Aquatics Park with four swimming pools including a Junior Olympic pool with stadium-style seating for competitions and a 52-foot water slide tower.

Designed in “Florida Classical” architecture by Ervin Lovett & Miller, Jacksonville, the park will also feature a “lazy river” with cascading waterfalls and a whirlpool.

$1.8M CarQuest Distribution Center Expansion in Ocala, FL Nears Completion

OCALA, FL – Ocala-based Edwards Construction Services, Inc.’s Manufacturing and Distribution division is nearing completion on the new $1.8 million, 42,000-square-foot CarQuest Distribution Center expansion in Ocala, FL.

Designed by MacGregor Associates Architects, Atlanta, the project consists of sitework, slab-on-grade, relocation of existing tilt-wall panels, erection of new tilt-wall panels, structural steel roof framing, single-ply roofing, interior lighting and heating, ventilation and air conditioning upgrades.

$3.8M Iron Mountain Facility in West Palm Beach Will Have 50-Foot High Metal Building

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Ocala-based Edwards Construction Services, Inc.’s Manufacturing and Distribution division is nearing completion on the new $3.8 million, 61,100-square-foot Iron Mountain facility located at 3501 Electronics Way in West Palm Beach, FL.

Iron Mountain globally provides information management, records management and data protection services.

Edwards’ scope of work includes erection of a new 50-foot-high, Pre-Engineered Metal Building and installation of metal wall and roof panels, a new fire sprinkler system and a multi-story racking system reaching 49 feet in height. The project was designed by Architectural Alliance, Fort Lauderdale.

Contact: Kenneth H. Cristol 407-774-2515