Kiewit has been building facilities for the University of Alaska - Fairbanks (UAF) for more than 40 years. The School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences Facility (SFOS) at Lena Point is an $18 million, three-story, 30,000-square-foot educational research facility that provides needed classrooms, laboratories, and faculty and student offices for the university in remote southeast Alaska near Juneau.
The Nebraska Furniture Mart Distribution Center is a state-of-the-art warehouse and distribution center with a high-speed racking system that allows employees to fill 600 customer orders an hour. This project enclosed 511,000 square feet, approximately 12 acres, under one roof. A perimeter mezzanine added approximately 100,000 square feet of office space, furniture assembly, mechanical space and storage to the project for a total finished floor space of 611,000 square feet, or approximately 14 acres.
The 13-story-tall Desert Dome, the world's largest glazed geodesic dome, replicates environments of the Namib Desert in western Africa, the Great Sandy Desert in Australia and the Sonoran Desert in the southwestern United States. The $16.5 million project includes a sand waterfall, a 50-foot mountain, canyons, a cactus forest, and desert flora and fauna. The lower level features the “Kingdoms of the Night” exhibit, which houses the world’s largest indoor nocturnal exhibit.
Completed two months ahead of schedule, the $8.4 million design-build Lutheran High School of the Rockies accommodates 300 students, with potential for growth to accommodate up to 800 students. The 63,000-square-foot building includes classrooms, state-of-the-art science labs, administrative offices, an auditorium and a 12,000-square-foot gymnasium with a cushioned, maple sports floor.
Phase I of the Global Operations Center Renovation done under subcontract with Lockheed Martin, was an $8 million design-assist renovation of a 14,000-square-foot facility located two stories beneath the surface. Phase I included upgrades to existing finishes, electrical systems and fire suppression systems, while maintaining full operational capabilities.
Due to satisfaction with the initial contract, USSTRATCOM initiated a significant change to the scope of work and awarded Phase II. The follow-on work, in addition to two other owner-initiated scope changes, was valued at nearly $4 million.
The Blue Cross Centre is a LEED® Silver certified 316,000-square-foot building built to combine company operations in one central location. The 10-story facility has capacity for 1,500 employees and features an employee wellness area, dining facility, administrative spaces and more.
The Nebraska Crossing Outlet project redeveloped the 350,000 square foot open air retail shopping center, situated on 31 acres in Gretna, NE. The project consisted of removing the previous 218,588 square foot facility and replacing it with 11 buildings ranging from 18,000 square foot to 64,000 square foot and a 1,700 stall parking lot. There are approximately 78 tenant bays categorically placed based on retail classification. Nebraska Crossing Outlets also includes a center courtyard and additional public spaces.
Tenaska’s new 96,144-square-feet, Class A corporate headquarters sits on slightly more than 5 acres. The building incorporates sustainable features and practices, including a green design that uses natural light. Amenities include open work and collaboration spaces, a café with catering services for meetings, a fitness area, limited number of private offices, a 20,000 square-foot open state-of-the art trading floor, 5 level MEP Penthouse, electric car charging stalls, 305 stall paved parking lot and an outdoor patio with access to walking trails and adjacent green space.
The Aksarben Village Gordmans is a new 3 story mixed use building that was built on Aksarben Village Zone 8. The building is 113,000 square-foot with two levels of office space and one level retail and restaurants. Gordmans currently occupies all of level three and 75% of level two.
The Canopy Street Hyatt Place project consists of the construction of a seven-story, 140,000 square-foot mixed use facility called the Canopy Street Hotel / Mixed Use Building. The building will include a Hyatt Place Hotel, high-end luxury condominiums, and shell space for future retail use.