Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 04, 2013
Designer Shalom Baranes Associates, project developers, community members, and over 180 construction workers celebrated a milestone in the construction of the Hilton Garden Inn on M Street on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. The crowd gathered to celebrate the successful topping out of the project. The topping out commemorates a successful and safe completion the building’s structure, a major portion of the project.
This celebration recognized the construction workers and team members who have worked diligently for 11 months since the project’s commencement on August 28th 2012.
PerStar OTO Partners commented that they are “excited about the progress to date. The entire team is focused on delivering a fantastic new hotel to the west end community, and the progress is impressive."
The new Hilton Garden Inn West End is located in Washington, DC’s West End neighborhood and will be a 238 room, LEED® Silver, upscale hotel. Construction of the building has required underpinning of the adjacent facilities. The building is poured in place, post tension concrete construction, typical of the Washington, DC market. The two levels of subsurface structure are designed to accommodate one level of parking and one level of meeting space.
The projected date for project completion is Spring 2014.
About Turner Construction Company
Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company. Founded in 1902 in New York City, Turner has 5,200 employees worldwide and works on 1200 projects each year, for an annual construction volume of $8 billion. As the largest general builder in the United States, Turner ranks first or second in the major market segments of the building construction field, including healthcare, education, sports, commercial, telecommunications, and green building. The firm is a subsidiary of HOCHTIEF, a publicly traded company, and one of the world’s leading international construction service providers.
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HOCHTIEF is one of the leading international providers of construction-related services. With more than 80,000 employees and a sales volume of EUR 23.28 billion in FY 2011, the company is represented in all the world‘s major markets. With its core competencies in development, building and operation, the Group delivers services for the entire life cycle of infrastructure projects, real estate and facilities. The focus of the related business activities is on four strategic areas: energy infrastructure, transportation infrastructure, major cities, and resources. With its subsidiary Leighton (HOCHTIEF share around 54 percent), the Group is market leader in Australia. In the USA, the biggest construction market in the world, HOCHTIEF is the No. 1 general builder via its subsidiary Turner and, with Group company Flatiron, ranks among the most important players in the field of transportation infrastructure construction. Because of its engagement for sustainability, HOCHTIEF has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes since 2006. Further information is available at http://www.hochtief.com/press.