(PRWEB) December 13, 2012
Tompkins Builders, Inc., a subsidiary of Turner Construction Company, in joint partnership with S.B. Ballard and T.K. Davis Construction Companies, is proud to announce the topping out of the Richmond Justice Center.
The Richmond Justice Center is a six-story, 412,000 SF facility that will house 1,032 beds. The project, which is seeking LEED® Silver certification, includes extensive site-work and landscaping, deep foundations, and a robust security system as well as a strong Minority Business Enterprise participation to exceed 50.25%.
Turner Construction Company held a Topping Out Ceremony on Wednesday, the 12th at the Conrad Center in Richmond, VA for all of the personnel who made this milestone possible. Immediately following the ceremony, Turner representatives accompanied Richmond Mayor Dwight C. Jones and Sheriff C.T. Woody, along with other City leaders, on a tour of the facility. “Our team is proud to be part of this important project for the City of Richmond, and we want to thank Mayor Jones and Sheriff Woody for their leadership and support in helping us get to this key milestone,” said Ken Jones, Turner Vice President and General Manager of the Mid-Atlantic office.
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, 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 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.