ANAHEIM, Calif., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce that it recently contracted with Brookfield Properties to provide general contracting services for the renovation of the retail mall in downtown Los Angeles. The project, recently branded as Fig at 7th, also launched http://figat7th.net/ this week. Located at 735 South Figueroa Street, the $23 million renovation is one of the ways that Turner Construction Company's Southern California business unit is helping to build a brighter future for Los Angeles.
The Fig at 7th project includes the full renovation of a 3-story, 330,000 square foot retail mall. Turner Construction Company will demolish the existing slab flooring, guardrails, escalators, elevators, interior and exterior finishes, and signage, and install new flooring, new monumental stairs, escalators, finishes, paving, signage, demising walls, and temporary storefronts. Turner Construction Company will also provide modifications to the mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection systems. Designed by Gensler, the renovations are scheduled to be complete May 2012.
Vice President and General Manager for Turner's SoCal office, Kevin Dow, states, "We are pleased to continue to do our part to make downtown LA a world-class destination. This renovation will provide outstanding new retail facilities for residents and visitors to enjoy for years to come."
Brookfield Properties is a commercial real estate corporation that owns, manages, and develops premier assets in North America and Australia's most dynamic and resilient markets. The company's signature properties define the skylines of many major cities including New York, Washington, D.C., Houston, Los Angeles, Toronto, Calgary, Sydney and Melbourne.
Turner Construction Company is the leading general builder in the U.S., ranking first or second in all major segments of the building construction field. Engineering News-Record currently ranks the company as the nation's largest builder of green, education, healthcare, sports and correctional facilities. Turner's SoCal office operates as a local company with the strength and resources of the nation's leading general contractor and construction manager behind it. Turner Construction Company opened its full-service SoCal office in 1964 with highly qualified and experienced local staff. Project types include new construction, renovations, and tenant improvements. For more information, visit www.turnerconstruction.com/southerncalifornia.
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