Monticello, FL (PRWEB) September 30, 2007
Nature Bridges (naturebridges.com), a leading bridge company, announced today it has completed Phase I and Phase II of heavy timber trellis construction for the Pier Park Lifestyle Center.
Located in the heart of Panama City Beach, Florida, the Simon Property is scheduled for completion in spring of 2008. Plans and construction for the next phases are currently underway.
The first phase of heavy timber trellis construction was completed using nine industrial heavy timber trellises totaling over 3,600 square feet and Phase II included over 8,300 square feet of large heavy timber trellises. Nature Bridges will continue work on the next phase and utilize heavy timber trellises to finish the project.
Once complete, the 900,000 square foot retail and entertainment complex will host a variety of retailers, theaters, and restaurants. Pier Park is ideally located to serve the area's growing residential community as well as visitors from around the world.
About Simon Properties
Simon Property Group, Inc. is an S&P 500 company and the largest public U.S. real estate company. Simon is a fully integrated real estate company which operates from five retail real estate platforms: regional malls, Premium Outlet Centers®, The Mills®, community/lifestyle centers and international properties. It currently owns or has an interest in 379 properties comprising 258 million square feet of gross leasable area in North America, Europe and Asia. The Company is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana and employs more than 4,500 people worldwide. Simon Property Group, Inc. is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol SPG and has a current total market capitalization of approximately $50 billion.
About the Leading Bridge Company, Nature Bridges
Located in Monticello, Florida, Nature Bridges is a leading construction firm specializing in top down construction of timber bridges, pedestrian boardwalks, and through environmentally sensitive areas. The company also offers a wide variety of development amenities including golf cart bridges, architecturally-designed heavy timber trellises, fencing, pavilions, decks, docks, timber retaining walls as well as DOT-approved timber curbing, guardrails, and roadside walkways. For more information, contact Nature Bridges at 850-997-8585 or visit naturebridges.com.