Construction on the 84.51° building – once known as the dunnhumby Centre – was officially completed in early May. Employees of the company finished moving into their new office in early May. Later in the month, three local startups also moved into offices on the building’s eighth floor as part of an 84.51° initiative to provide office space and mentorship for one year to local startups.
Renovation plans for Memorial Hall have been submitted for permit, and the bidding process to find a general contractor is underway. Construction is currently scheduled to begin by the end of summer 2015.
MERCER III TOWNHOMES
With all foundations in place, framing has commenced for the new townhomes being built as part of the third phase of the Mercer Commons project. Framing is scheduled to be complete by mid-June, after which window installation, exterior trim, and masonry will get underway. The 14 Mercer Street renovation is fully framed and drywall is nearing completion. In addition, interior finishes will begin by mid-June. Construction is still expected to be complete by late fall 2015.
ESTHER MARIE HATTON CENTER FOR WOMEN
The Esther Marie Hatton Center for Women is nearing completion, as crews are hard at work to finish the facility in advance of its June 5 ribbon-cutting event. Current construction includes flooring, painting, finishes, site work, and the installation of kitchen equipment. The shelter will officially open its doors to clients on June 8.
Parksite’s façade is starting to show signs of the major renovation happening within its walls. New windows have been installed throughout the building, including the bay windows, and metal repair on the façade is underway. In addition, painters will soon begin prepping to complete the decorative paint work along the building’s façade. The project is expected to be completed in September 2015.
DAVID & REBECCA BARRON CENTER FOR MEN
Preparations to open the roof over the new 4,000-square-foot courtyard are underway at the Drop Inn Center Men’s Facility, as crews continue to work on completing the new roof and exterior masonry repairs. In addition, interior concrete repairs and steel framing are nearly finished, drywall hanging has started in the new shelter areas, and basement bathroom fixtures are in the process of being installed. The shelter is scheduled to be finished in September 2015.
CITY GOSPEL MISSION
With Building 1 completed at City Gospel Mission’s new campus, the sole focus has moved to Building 2, which is scheduled to be completed in late June. Current work includes drywall finishing on first and second floors and drywall hanging on the third floor, as well as flooring throughout the building.
Drywall installation is underway at 1509 Pleasant Street, one of three buildings that will comprise The Osborne, which is expected to be completed in September.
Construction crews are hard at work on all three buildings at 1311-1315 Vine Street. Over the past month, crews have been focused on structural work in the sub-basement, masonry infill construction, roofing and window restoration.