UM – Columbia Receives $6 Million in Funding for Construction of NextGen Precision Health Institute
The University of Missouri – Columbia has received an additional $6 million in funding to be used for the construction of its NextGen Precision Health Institute. The project is expected to cost a total of $220.8 million and has an estimated completion date of Oct. 19, 2021. When completed, the facility will contain a comprehensive facility aimed at combining resources from the other 4 UM medical campuses to bolster current research.
465-Home Development in Duluth, GA Expected to Go Ahead
A 465-home development in Duluth, GA is expected to move forward after a key vote from the city planning commission. If approve, the development, titled Encore, will replace both the Peachtree Golf Center and the Hooch Golf Club. The development represents a halving of original production plans which called for 971 units including apartments, townhomes, and single-family houses. The total cost of this project is currently unknown.
Texas A&M University Breaks Ground on $130 Million Bush Combat Development Center
Texas A&M University has recently broken ground on the new, $130 million Bush Combat Development Center on its RELLIS Campus. When completed in 2021, the center will act as the new home of the Army Futures Command Research Center. The center is expected to oversee billions of dollars of hypersonic weapon research and laser testing, as well as air and ground vehicle coordination.
Baltimore To Get $50 Million Concert Venue
Caves Valley Partners, owners of the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, have unveiled plans to construct a $50 million, 4,000 seat concert venue in the middle of Baltimore’s up-and-coming entertainment district. A restaurant and an undefined amount of retail space are also a part of the project. The project does not currently have an estimated completion date.
28-Story Office Tower To Be Constructed in Uptown Oakland
An 875,000 square-feet office tower in the middle of Oakland, CA’s Uptown district has been planned for construction starting in 2021. The 28-story tower will include a community theater, street-level retail, a cafe, an art space, a large wellness center, outdoor terraces, fire pits, and rooftop amenities. The cost of the project is currently unknown.