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PROJECT PROFILE Kansas State House Location: Topeka, KS Client: J.E. Dunn Construction Challenge It took construction crews 37 years to complete the Kansas State Capitol building after ground broke on the project in the 1860s. That glacial pace was due in large part to the detailed finishes that had to be...

PROJECT PROFILE Learned Hall Engineering Expansion — University of Kansas Location: Lawrence, Kansas Client: Turner Construction Challenge Demand for engineers is as high as it's ever been and just continues to grow. So when the University of Kansas decided to expand its well-respected engineering graduate and undergraduate programs, it knew it would...

PROJECT PROFILE University Pointe Student Housing Client: Walsh Construction Location: Portland, OR Challenge American Campus Communities and Portland State University collaborated on the development of University Pointe, a new 16-story dorm facility built to house as many as 978 students. Because of the unique rental arrangements the facility offers students,...

PROJECT PROFILE Grossmont Community College Location: El Cajon, California Challenge As Grossmont Community College prepared to expand it health and sciences operations, it knew it would need a facility that would stand out to attract students in the San Diego area’s competitive higher education market. To create a truly state-of-the-art $35...

PROJECT PROFILE Belk Residence Hall, UNC-Charlotte Location: Charlotte, North Carolina Challenge The University of North Carolina-Charlotte has undergone a transformation from a small teacher’s college to a bustling urban research university. And with that growth has come a demand for new student housing. The university hired Edifice General Contractors., to oversee...

PROJECT PROFILE Vertex Student Housing Location: Tempe, AZ Client: Hardison Downey Construction Challenge Contractor Hardison Downey Construction was tasked with building a massive new student apartment complex just a block from the main Arizona State University campus. The project features five separate buildings and more the 2,800 openings — a...

PROJECT PROFILE Aloft Hotel Location: Denver, Colorado Challenge Starwood’s Aloft brand is highly focused on a modern, hip and urban image. In this day and age, that means seamless integration of technology into the hotel experience for all guests. For its new downtown Denver hotel, Starwood wanted clients to be able...

PROJECT PROFILE Stonebridge Terrace at Potomac Town Center Location: Woodbridge, Virginia Challenge Multi-family housing is among the fastest-growing segments in the construction industry, with more than 350,000 units developed in 2015 alone. Many of the features that make these new apartments so attractive to renters also make them challenging construction...

PROJECT PROFILE Crescent Circle Terminus Location: Atlanta, Georgia Challenge The logistics necessary to build a state-of-the-art, three-building, eight-story apartment complex in the heart of bustling community was challenging enough. But throw in the need for advanced access control systems that have to communicate with each other, and the Crescent Circle Terminus...

PROJECT PROFILE Maynard H. Jackson Jr. International Terminal Location: Atlanta, Georgia Challenge Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport is the busiest in the world in terms of total passenger traffic. So when the city embarked on a $1.4 billion, four-year expansion project to help accommodate that huge traffic volume, contractors had to conduct...