Turner Selected to Manage Construction of Consolidated Rental Car Facility at San Antonio International Airport

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San Antonio Airport improves passenger access to transportation with consolidated rental car facility.

We are looking forward to delivering a convenient and modern facility for travelers to San Antonio that will make it much easier to rent and return rental cars.

Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce that the City of San Antonio recently selected the company to manage the construction of a consolidated car rental facility at San Antonio International Airport.

Nestled between the terminal, FAA tower, and long-term parking structure, and connected to the terminal with a pedestrian sky bridge, the seven story facility will be home to at least nine rental car brands, customer service counters, offices, ready and return areas, and 1,400 public parking spaces, as well as a separate rental car service building with maintenance, wash, and fueling stations.

Travelers and employees of the airport and rental companies will benefit from the facility’s compact design, which seeks to maximize operational efficiency with features like stacked fuelling. Stacked fuelling saves time by giving rental car operators access to fuel on their respective floors of the structure, explains Eric Wildt, Turner’s senior project manager. “Every rental car floor in the garage is connected via a drive-aisle sky bridge to the company’s space in the service building. This means each rental car operator can drive straight across, refuel, wash, take care of their maintenance, and drive straight back instead of driving all the way down to the bottom of the garage for vehicle servicing.”

Scheduled for completion in 2018, the project also includes infrastructure work such as re-routing active utility lines, and site development. “We are looking forward to delivering a convenient and modern facility for travelers to San Antonio that will make it much easier to rent and return rental cars,” added Mr. Wildt.

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 $10 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, 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 about 53,000 employees and a sales volume of more than EUR 22 billion in FY 2014, 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.de/press.

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