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Austin Building New Plant at Orlando Airport

The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority board unanimously approved Austin Commercial as the general contractor to build the new Central Utility Plant on Airside 4 at the Orlando International Airport. The $15.7 million project is in preparation for the airport’s future expansion.

The new 7,500-square-foot Central Plant Building will house the chillers, pumps, electrical switch gear, generator and office. A separate enclosure will be built for the cooling towers. The scope of work also includes associated site work, retaining walls, underground utilities, road realignment, landscaping and irrigation.

Construction of the Central Utility Plant is expected to be completed in early 2016.

 

WFAA Runs Report on Baylor Stadium Project

WFAA Channel 8 in Dallas recently ran a report about the Baylor University football stadium under construction by Austin Commercial and Austin Bridge & Road in Waco, Texas. During the segment, Sports reporter, George Riba, spoke with Jeff Horn, Austin Commercial senior superintendent, about the stadium’s construction. To view the report, http://www.wfaa.com/sports/Baylor-Stadium-construction-on-schedule-206514581.html

Austin Awarded Boutique Office Building Project

Austin Commercial has been verbally awarded 22 Waugh, a new 22-story boutique office building for Stream Realty. The $40 million, 220,000-square-foot project is located just west of downtown Houston at the corner of Waugh & Washington, and features 11 stories of office building on top of 11 levels of parking. Preconstruction starts immediately, with groundbreaking currently scheduled for the first quarter of 2014.