TURNER CONSTRUCTION COMPANY TO BUILD OFFICE BUILDING FOR LEGO SYSTEMS, INC.
NEW YORK, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company has secured a contract with LEGO Building Corporation for construction of a new office building in Enfield, Conn., according to an announcement made today by The Turner Corporation (AMEX: TUR), the nation's leading general builder. Foundation construction started in October 1993 on the two-story, 100,000 square-foot structure designed by Jeter Cook & Jepson of Hartford, Conn. The $14.5 million building is scheduled for completion in October 1994. When complete, the new office complex will become the company's new North American headquarters. "We are extremely happy to be working on this project with LEGO Systems, Inc.," said Nick Makes, general manager of Turner's Connecticut territory. "We look forward to providing them with the building expertise and professionalism that has made Turner a leader in this industry since 1902." Turner has been building in Connecticut since 1915. The Connecticut office has completed projects for Prudential Insurance, Yale University, Digital Equipment Corp., Aetna, The Travelers, Greenwich Hospital and the State of Connecticut Departments of Corrections and Public Works. In addition to the LEGO project, the office is currently handling construction of projects for Loctite, General Electric, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Duracell, Inc., Yale-New Haven Hospital, Hartford Hospital, NORWALK Hospital and Yale University. The Turner Corporation, through Turner Construction Company and other construction subsidiaries, is the nation's leading general builder of hospital and healthcare, institutional, industrial, commercial, retail, government building and multi-unit housing projects. Operating through more than 35 offices, Turner has construction projects underway throughout the United States and abroad. During 1992, The Turner Corporation completed $2.6 billion of construction. -0- 11/16/93 /CONTACT: Beverly A Benn of Turner, 212-229-6157/ (TUR)
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