Port Hueneme Begins Work On $34.4 Million South Terminal Modernization Project
Port Hueneme, CA has begun work on a $34.4 million project aimed at modernizing its South Terminal. The project, which strives to enhance the port’s cargo capacity and deepen current channels, will bring the construction of a new concrete area where a warehouse currently stands, as well as the purchase of a new, hybrid-powered crane, set to cost $7 million. The project’s leaders have not given final say on whether the port will commit to zero-emissions by 2030, a demand made by local activists who fear the project will increase pollution in surrounding communities.
D&H Distributing Announces 276-Acre Development in Pennsylvania
D&H Distributing has announced plans to begin construction on a massive development project in Lower Swatara Township, PA. Once completed by Q1-2022, the 276-acre project will consist of a 655,000 square-foot warehouse, with room for a possible 182,000 square-foot expansion. Another 400,000 square-foot building will be constructed on the southern end of the property and will be rented out to a 3rd-party until D&H needs it. No cost estimates for the project have been announced.
University of Kentucky Announces $25 Million Expansion of Gatton Student Center
The University of Kentucky has unveiled plans for a $25 million expansion of dining and student support space at its Gatton Student Center, which reopened last year following a $200 million renovation. University officials cite growing enrollment and consistently-high levels of participation in the university’s meal plan as evidence for the necessity of the expansion.
6-Story Mixed-Use Project Moves Forward in the Bronx
A 6-story mixed-use project on 149th street in NYC’s The Bronx borough has been given a breath of new life following the unveiling of its new proposed design. The project, set to open in 2020, will have ground floor retail and 5-stories of office space. A public walkway with modest landscaping immediately adjacent to the Harlem River is also planned. No cost estimates have currently been released.
Kodiak Building Partners Acquires 2 Upstream Suppliers, Further Consolidating Operations
Kodiak Building Partners, based out of Denver, CO, has recently acquired the 44-year-old supplier Jenkins Lumber & Hardware, based out of Alpine, WY. This comes only weeks after Kodiak acquired 116-year-old Builders Alliance, out of Bellingham, WA. With this acquisition, Kodiak Building Partners now operates 78 locations across 14 states.