University of Findlay Breaks Ground on STEAM Center
The University of Findlay, a private university in Findlay, Ohio, is breaking ground on the new Joseph and Judith Conda STEAM Education Center. The 4,000 square-foot facility will be dedicated with the purpose of promoting literacy and enriching the lives of all people through the art of picture books. Construction of the center will cost approximately $1.5 million, and its estimated completion date is currently unknown.
300-Boat Storage Facility to Open at Marina in Alabama
Harbor Pointe Marina, based in Dadeville, Ala., has plans to open a new dry storage space by the beginning of summer 2020. The new location, adjacent to the Stillwaters Resort, will have capacity to store up to 300 boats. Construction on the facility took approximately one year, though its construction costs are currently unknown.
$2 Billion Mixed-Use Project in Georgia Moves Forward
The Development Authority of Dunwoody, Ga., has recently approved a tax abatement deal for a major mixed-use project in the city’s downtown. The 42-acre project, known as Perimeter Marketplace, will yield a grocery store, restaurant and retail space, medical office space, a gas station, and future plans for a hotel. The project is expected to cost $2 billion and is expected to be open by 2023.
Calvin University to Build Business School
Calvin University, a private Christian university in Grand Rapids, Mich., has announced that it will use an anonymous gift of $22.5 million to launch a new business school. The new building will be connected to the university’s Communication Center. Specifics about the size and layout of the building are currently unknown. Construction is expected to begin in 2021 and wrap up by fall 2022.
BluSky Restoration Contractors Announces Merger with HARBRO
BlueSky Restoration Contractors, LL, a Denver-based contracting firm, has announced a merger with California-based mitigation, restoration, and reconstruction provider HARBRO Emergency and Restoration Inc. The two firms eventually plan on rebranding the HARBRO organization under the BluSky name.