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August 15, 2020 , by commARCH
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Roanoke Opens $16 Million E911 and 811 Dispatch Building

The City of Roanoke, Va. has finally cut the ribbon on their long-awaited 811 and E911 Center. The 31,000 square-foot facility cost $16 million and two years to build and features quiet rooms and ergonomic desks for added comfort of dispatchers and emergency responders.

Urban Outfitters to Construct $350 Million Distribution Center Near Kansas City

Urban Outfitters has announced plans to construct a $350 million omni-channel distribution center near Kansas City, Kan. Once complete in 2022, the 880,000 square-foot development will bring more than 2,000 new jobs to the city. Construction is expected to begin in fall 2020.


Town in Ohio Opens $70 Million Career Center

The Career Center of Green County, Ohio is preparing to open its doors in Xenia, Ohio. The $70 million facility spans the length of three football fields and contains educational space for high-tech fields including cyber security and drone technology. The building will host 730 high school students each week.


Alabama DOT Constructing New $7.5 Million Building

The Alabama Department of Transportation is constructing a new building for its branch in Tuscumbia, Ala. Once complete, the $7.5 million project will house several pieces of specialized equipment used to collect certain samples and will also include a laboratory. Construction is expected to wrap up in May or June 2021.

41,724 SF Medical Office Building Constructed in Southwest Chicago

PREMIER Design + Build Group, an Illinois-based general contractor, has completed the construction of a new two-story medical office building in Chicago’s southwest suburbs. The 41,724 square-foot building features both an urgent care facility and a primary care facility. Information on the project’s estimated construction costs are currently unknown.