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TURNER TO HANDLE NEW DEPARTMENT STORE PROJECT FOR FEDERATED

 TURNER TO HANDLE NEW DEPARTMENT STORE PROJECT FOR FEDERATED
 NEW YORK, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company's New


York office has secured a contract with Federated Department Stores, Inc. for renovations and an addition to an existing retail facility in Garden City, N.Y. The office will serve as construction manager for the new A&S department store at Roosevelt Field Mall, according to an announcement made today by the Turner Corporation (AMEX: TUR), the nation's leading general builder.
 Turner has already started the expansion and upgrade of the existing 270,000 square-foot facility by constructing a 27,000 square-foot addition, creating a three-story central rotunda area and the replacement of the existing brick exterior facade with new stone and precast facade. The project will be handled on an 11-month fast-track schedule.
 "We are very pleased to be handling this project," commented Robert E. Fee, Turner vice president and general manager of the company's New York territory. "This store has the potential to have a long-term positive impact on the area's economy by providing jobs throughout the construction phase and, once complete, it will not only provide jobs, it will also generate sales and tax revenues. It's great to be part of that."
 Architect and engineer for the project us RTKL Associates, Inc. The renovated department store will feature a 36-foot aluminum and glass segmented skylight, ornamental metal stairs, polished stainless steel and glass railings and mirrored column enclosures. Retail space planning and design of the facility's interior is being handled by the New York office of Norwood Oliver Design Associates, Inc.
 Recognized as the country's premiere general builder, Turner has considerable experience in retail construction, having completed such projects as the Forest Fair Mall in Cincinnati, the Augusta Mall in Augusta, Ga., The Galleria in White Plains, N.Y. and the Fashion Mall in Queens, N.Y., as well as numerous individual retail stores. This is Turner's fourth project for Federated.
 Based in New York, The Turner Corporation, through Turner Construction Company and other construction subsidiaries is the nation's largest builder of commercial, industrial, hospital and healthcare, institutional, government building and multi-unit housing projects. Operating through more than 34 offices, Turner has construction projects underway throughout the United States and abroad.
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 /CONTACT: Beverly A. Benn of The Turner Corporation, 212-229-6157/
 (TUR) CO: Turner Construction Co.; Federated Department Stores Inc. ST: New York IN: CST REA SU: CON TS-SM -- NY075 -- 7706 01/08/92 10:56 EST
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