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New Centex Rooney Construction Company Corporate Headquarters Ahead of Schedule.

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FORT LAUDERDALE Fort Lauderdale (lô`dərdāl), residential, commercial, and resort city (1990 pop. 149,377), seat of Broward co., SE Fla., on the Atlantic coast; settled around a fort built (c.1837) in the Seminole War, inc. 1911. , Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 24, 2000

Centex Rooney Construction Company, Inc. has reached a significant project milestone on its new corporate headquarters. Centex Rooney will hold a topping out ceremony for the "Centex" Building on May 25 at 1 p.m.

Centex Rooney broke ground on the $9 million "Centex" Building, located at 7901 SW 6th Court in Plantation Plantation, city (1990 pop. 66,692), Broward co., SE Fla., a residential suburb of Fort Lauderdale; inc. 1953. The city has grown rapidly along with the development of S Florida. , on January 31. The four-story tiltwall and structural steel building encompasses 84,545 SF. Unique exterior and interior features include entrance canopy, curtain walls curtain wall

Nonbearing wall of glass, metal, or masonry attached to a building's exterior structural frame. After World War II, low energy costs gave impetus to the concept of the tall building as a glass prism, an idea originally put forth by Le Corbusier and Ludwig Mies
, glass "wrapping around" corners, impact resistant glass, granite floors, cherry doors and state of the art security system. The project, which is currently ahead of schedule, is scheduled to be complete on September 1 with an anticipated move-in of October 2000.

Centex Rooney is very involved in the office park where their new headquarters is being built. Centex recently completed construction on the General Services Administration/Internal Revenue Service building and is currently providing construction management services on the Royal Palm office building.

Centex Rooney, Florida's largest general contractor A general contractor is an organization or individual that contracts with another organization or individual (the owner) for the construction of a building, road or any other execution of work or facility.  and construction manager, is a subsidiary of Centex Construction Group, a division of Centex Corporation (NYSE NYSE

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). Dallas-based Centex Corporation is one of America's largest home builders and non-bank-affiliated retail mortgage originators. Centex also has an investment real estate operation and owns a majority interest in a publicly held construction products company. FORTUNE magazine recently named Centex the No. 1 "Most Admired Company" in its engineering and construction category.
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