• Toyota and Denso Plan Compressor Manufacturing Plant


    Toyota Industries and Denso Corp. are jointly establishing TD Automotive Compressor Georgia LLC with a $100-million factory in Jefferson , Ga. Construction will begin on the 344,000-sf facility in August 2004 with production slated to begin in December 2005.

  • Managing Large Projects


    What can an organization do to improve the management of a research facility project? Where is the most logical starting point for design? How can the planning team hone in on the fault lines most apt to generate delays, extra work, and cost overruns?

  • ABC Group Develops Manufacturing Facility


    ABC Group, a manufacturer of automotive systems and components, will invest $19 million to open a new 140,000-sf manufacturing facility in London , Ky.



  • Thomas Built Opens Bus Manufacturing Plant


    Thomas Built opened its new 275,000-sf bus manufacturing plant in south High Point, N.C. in early June 2004. Designed to make 44 school buses daily, the $39.7-million plant is already running at full capacity due to rising demand by school districts and is producing 60 buses a day.


  • JetBlue Constructs Orlando Airport Training Center


    JetBlue has awarded Suitt Construction the design/build contract for its new $75-million training center at Orlando International Airport. The 100,000-sf facility will initially house eight pilot flight training simulators with the capacity to expand in phases to between 12 and 16 simulators.

  • Harley Davidson Builds Milwaukee Museum


    Harley Davidson will build a $95-million museum, restaurant, and office building complex in Milwaukee’s Menomonee Valley.

  • Oxford Automotive Completes Manufacturing and Distribution Facility


    Oxford Automotive has completed an $18.7-million manufacturing and distribution facility in the Jefferson Metropolitan Park in Birmingham. The 400,000-sf facility was designed by DesignForm and constructed by Doster Construction Co., both of Birmingham.

  • Rainsville Technology Expands Manufacturing Plant


    Rainsville Technology, a supplier of interior and plastic components for the Honda Odyssey minivan, has completed a major expansion of its Rainsville, Ala.-based automotive parts plant.

  • Webb Wheel Products Constructs Manufacturing Facility


    Cullman, Md.-based Webb Wheel Products is planning to build a $22.5-million manufacturing facility in Tell City that will produce wheel and drum components for the heavy truck industry. The $2.5-million project is slated for completion in January 2005.

  • Tampa Airport Terminal Project Recognized by Design-Build Institute


    The Design-Build Institute of America’s Southeast Chapter recently honored Skanska USA Building’s Georgia Division for the company’s work on Airside Terminal Building “E” of the Tampa International Airport.