Turner Construction Company Selected to Manage Renovations and Additions at the University of Cincinnati’s Nippert Stadium, Home of the Bearcats

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Turner to modernize Bearcats' Nippert Stadium.

For us, the University is more than just a client. Every member of the Turner team here, including me, is a University of Cincinnati graduate. Everyone's a Bearcat.

Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce the University of Cincinnati has selected the firm to manage the $86 million renovation and expansion of Nippert Stadium’s West Pavilion, scheduled for completion in August of 2015.

Describing the improved fan experience, and the benefit to the University that comes with a stadium renovation like this one, Bob Grace, the Turner project executive on the job said, “This is one of the oldest division-one football stadiums in the country and until now they haven’t had premium seating. In addition to providing enhanced fan comfort, those seats will provide an additional source of revenue for the University.” And, for Grace and his team, the University is more than just a client. He continued, “Every member of the Turner team here, including me, is a University of Cincinnati graduate. Everyone’s a Bearcat.”

Following the renovation, Bearcat fans will enjoy enhanced field lighting, added club areas, patio boxes, and private suites for a total of 3,000 added seats, enlarged and upgraded restroom and concession facilities on all five levels, updated media and broadcasting areas, a new press box and new elevators.

About Turner Construction Company
Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company. Founded in 1902, Turner first made its mark on the industry pioneering the use of steel-reinforced concrete for general building, which enabled the company to deliver safer, stronger, and more efficient buildings to clients. The company continues to embrace emerging technologies and offers an increasingly diverse set of services. With an annual construction volume of $9 billion, Turner is the largest builder in the United States, ranking first in the major market segments of the building construction field, including healthcare, education, sports, commercial, 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. For more information, please visit http://www.turnerconstruction.com.

HOCHTIEF is one of the most international construction groups worldwide. The company delivers complex infrastructure projects, in some cases on the basis of concession models. The Group operates in the transportation infrastructure, energy infrastructure and social/urban infrastructure segments as well as in the contract mining business. With nearly 80,000 employees and a sales volume of more than EUR 25 billion in FY 2012, HOCHTIEF is represented in all the world’s major markets. With its subsidiary Leighton, 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.

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Christopher McFadden
Turner Construction Company
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