State taps Lendlease, Turner Construction for Javits expansion

The state entity that controls the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center selected Lendlease and Turner Construction to develop the exhibition hall’s 1.2 million-square-foot expansion. The directors of the New York Convention Center Development Corporation Tuesday chose the partnership as the design-builder of the project, which is expected to cost $1.55 billion, the Commercial Observer reported. Lendlease and […]

And then there were three: Skanska, Lend Lease and Gilbane to compete for Javits redevelopment

State officials have selected the three construction teams that can compete for a chance to redevelop the Jacob K. Javits Center. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced that Gilbane Building Company, a design-build team led by Skanska, and another headed by Lend Lease and Turner Construction, were chosen to bid on the $1 billion-plus project. The project […]

Javits Center contracts draw concern in light of state, federal probes

Rendering of the Jacob K. Javits Center expansion (inset: Daniel Tishman) Tishman Construction can’t bid on the expansion of the Jacob K. Javits Center — but that doesn’t mean it won’t work on the project. The Convention Center Development Corporation, a subsidiary of the Empire State Development Corporation, on Wednesday awarded and extended two contracts […]