New York, N.Y. – August 19, 2009 – (RealEstateRama) — Turner Construction Company, the nation’s leading general builder, has been selected by the City of Jacksonville to serve as the design/builder of the $224 million Duval County Courthouse in Jacksonville, FL. Construction is currently underway and the project is scheduled for completion in May of 2012.
The 800,000 sq. ft. facility will serve as a combined civil and criminal courthouse for Duval County. The seven-story courthouse will include 51 courtrooms, Judges’ chambers and offices as well as the Clerk of the Courts and administrative space. The courthouse will be a cast-in-place concrete structure with a glass and pre-cast exterior in a traditional and classic design.
“Turner is proud to have been selected by the City of Jacksonville as the design/builder of this important facility to serve the residents of Duval County,” said Scott Skidelsky, Vice President and General Manager of Turner’s Orlando office.