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May 1, 2012

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Joaquin Village

Provo - A new student housing project in Provo will provide off-campus housing in two five-story apartment towers. The apartments will house more than 900 BYU students in 236 units. Amenities include underground parking, indoor pool, sports court and exercise area.  
Developer: Peak Capital Partners
Architect: Ken Harris Architect
General Contractor: R&O Construction
Estimated Completion: July 2012
Estimated Cost: $36 million

Provo City Community Rec. Center

Provo - The 150,000-square-foot Provo City Community Recreation Center will feature an indoor leisure pool, indoor competition pool, locker rooms, gymnasiums, suspended running track, multi-purpose court, racquetball courts, weight and cardio areas, exercise studios and a spinning room. Additionally, the facility will feature a senior center, community spaces and a teen area.
Developer: Provo City
Architect: VCBO Architecture, LLC
General Contractor: Layton Construction Co., Inc.
Engineers: Bush & Gudgell; ECE, LLC; Heath Engineering; Reaveley Engineers & Associates
Estimated Completion: March 2013
Estimated Cost: $34.5 million

AC Label

Provo - A new 35,000-square-foot manufacturing facility located at 2101 E. Valley Vista.
Developer/Contractor: Tom Stuart Construction
Engineer: CIR Engineering
Estimated Completion: March 2012
Estimated Cost: Valued at $2 million

BYU Life Science Building

Provo - The BYU Life Science Building will be a 360,000-square-foot classroom and science center located at 550 E. 800 North. Site work has been approved but no formal permit issued.
Developer: Brigham Young University
Architect: Architectural Nexus
Estimated Completion: Summer 2014

Utah Valley Convention Center

Provo - Located at 210 W. Center Street, the Utah Valley Convention Center is a 84,000-square-foot combined meeting, pre-function and garden space.
Developer: Utah County
Architect: MHTN Architects
Contractor: Okland Construction
Electrical Contractor: Hunt Electric
Electrical Engineer: BNA Consulting
Estimated Completion: May 2012
Estimated Cost: Valued at $36 million

Heritage Hall Dormitory

Provo - Located at 1451 N. 900 East, the Heritage Hall Dormitory will include eight 43-unit dormitories replacing the old Heleman Halls. Buildings one through four are completed, while buildings five and six are currently under construction.
Developer: BYU
Architect: Architectural Nexus
Contractor: Big-D Construction
Estimated Cost: Valued at $31 million

LDS Church Multi-Student Stake Center

Provo - A 53,000-square-foot meeting house
at 352 N. 900 East.
Developer: LDS Church
Architect: Naylor Wentworth Lund
Contractor: Hales & Warner Construction
Estimated Completion: Summer 2012
Estimated Cost: Valued at $6 million

UTA Provo Intermodal Hub

Provo - Current construction includes site work for a bus and rail station that will be the southern terminus for the Utah Commuter Rail.
Developer: UTA
Engineer: Psomas
Estimated Completion: December 2012

Blue Rock Medical

Provo - Blue Rock Medical is a 28,000-square-foot medical office building located at 3152 N. University Ave.
Developer: PEG Development
Architect: Ken Harris
Contractor: Big D Construction
Estimated Completion: Spring 2012
Estimated Cost: Valued at $4 million

Nu Skin Innovation Center 

Provo - Nu Skin is expanding its global headquarter facilities in downtown Provo with the construction of the “Nu Skin Innovation Center.” This construction project will bring a majority of Nu Skin’s corporate employees together in a unique campus setting that fosters an innovative work environment and contributes to the revitalization of downtown Provo.
Developer: Nu Skin Enterprises
Architect: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
General Contractor: Okland Construction
Engineers: Colvin Engineering; Spectrum; MKA and LEI; Steel Encounters; Horrock’s Engineering; Ralph Applebaum and Assoc.; Hunt Electric
Estimated Completion: Fall 2013
Estimated Cost: $90 million

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