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Through Turner’s market segment groups, the company has a powerful resource of staff experience with years of proven industry specific expertise in costing, planning, building and delivery of projects that is unmatched in the industry.  This expertise combined with local market knowledge has made Turner the leader nationally, in many regions and cities as well as in a wide variety of segments including commercial offices, education, sports, hotels/motels, healthcare, pharmaceutical, multi-unit residential correctional and entertainment/public assembly.

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Turner Construction Company
375 Hudson Street
New York, NY 10014
Phone: 212-229-6000

Turner Construction Company Recognized as the Leading Green Builder in the United States

Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce that Engineering News-Record’s annual Green Sourcebook recognizes Turner as the number one green builder in the country, performing more than $5.4 billion in green work in 2014. This figure represents the efforts of approximately 20,000 workers completing more than $100 million in sustainable construction every week.

Turner Construction Company Launches Cloud-based Platform to Document the Diversion of Construction Waste

Turner formalized its commitment to sustainability in 2004, including establishing company-wide goals for diverting construction waste from landfills. Since then, the company has diverted a total of more than two million tons of construction material from landfills, or four times the weight of the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. In 2014 alone, Turner projects reported a diversion rate of 91 percent, a total of more than 446,000 tons of recycled, re-used or salvaged material – enough to fill Yankee Stadium one and a half times.

Scott Ellison, Manger of Southwest Construction Services, Appointed Treasurer of Sky Harbor Coalition Executive...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 1, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Turner's Tempe, Arizona office is pleased to announce that Scott Ellison , Manager of Southwest Construction Services, was recently appointed to serve as Treasurer on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for the Support Sky Harbor Coalition. A construction industry veteran with 39 years of experience, Mr. Ellison's record of increasing efficiency and profits will assist the organization dedicated to supporting the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PSHIA).

Turner Building Cost Index Reflects a .49% Increase from Third Quarter

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Approximately 90% of Turner’s business is performed under contract arrangements, where Turner provides extensive preconstruction planning services before the contract price is fixed and before construction starts. By providing preconstruction services and utilizing enhanced procurement strategies, Turner effectively manages the market risks associated with cost-related issues.

Turner’s Commitment to Green Buildings Results in Achieving LEED Certification of 200th Project

New York, N.Y. - July 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Turner Construction Company announced that the Yale University Health Center in New Haven, Connecticut is the 200th Turner project to have achieved LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification from the Green Buildings Certification Institute.

Turner Building Cost Index Forecast Construction Cost to Increase Slightly in Second Quarter

June 15, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Turner Construction Company announced that the Second Quarter 2011 Turner Building Cost Index has slightly increased over the First Quarter of 2011. The Turner Building Cost Index measures costs in the non-residential building construction market in the United States. The Turner Building Cost Index of 811 reflects a 0.62% increase from the First Quarter 2011 and 1.63% increase from the Second Quarter 2010.

Turner Universal Earns National Award From Associated Builders And Contractors

April 121, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Turner Universal, a subsidiary of Turner Construction Company, today announced that the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) recognized the Company’s work on the Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro, TN with the Pyramid Award in the Mega-Project category of ABC’s Excellence in Construction Awards.

Rising Commodity and Materials Prices Drive Turner Building Cost Index to Slightly Increase for...

New York, N.Y. - March 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Turner Construction Company announced that the First Quarter 2011 Turner Building Cost Index has slightly increased over the Fourth Quarter of 2011. The Turner Building Cost Index measures costs in the non-residential building construction market in the United States. The Turner Building Cost Index of 806 reflects a 0.62% increase from the Fourth Quarter 2010 and 0.88% increase from the First Quarter 2010.

Karen O. Gould Joins Turner as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

February 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Turner Construction Company announced Karen Gould, 46, has joined the company as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. As the leader of Turner’s finance organization; Karen is responsible for building upon the finance teams’ strengths and keeping them consistent with the company’s focus and commitment towards people and customer service. In addition, Karen is responsible for maintaining the company’s strong balance sheet and providing strategic evaluations of growth opportunities and creating value for stakeholders

Rising Commodity and Materials Prices Drive Turner Building Cost Index to Slightly Increase for...

New York, N.Y. - November 29, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Turner Construction Company announced that the Fourth Quarter 2010 Turner Building Cost Index has slightly increased over the Third Quarter of 2010. The Turner Building Cost Index measures costs in the non-residential building construction market in the United States. The Turner Building Cost Index of 801 reflects a 0.38% increase over the Third Quarter 2010. However, overall construction costs have decreased by 0.25% when measured in comparison to the Fourth Quarter of 2009.