LOS ANGELES--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 140 countries around the world, announced today that its Tishman Construction operation is serving as general contractor for the first phase of Tucker Development Corporation’s Hudson Lights project.
“We are honored to be working with Tucker Development Corporation to build the visionary Hudson Lights project, which is a tremendous redevelopment effort”
Located at the base of the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J., the initial phase of Hudson Lights will be a US$218-million mixed-use development on the western portion of a 15-acre redevelopment area. Comprising 517,000 square feet, the project includes the construction of 143,000 square feet of restaurants, retail and entertainment uses, 276 residential apartment units, along with parking accommodating 864 spaces.
“We are honored to be working with Tucker Development Corporation to build the visionary Hudson Lights project, which is a tremendous redevelopment effort,” said John M. Dionisio, AECOM chairman and chief executive officer. “Positioned where the Fort Lee community connects with Upper Manhattan, we look forward to our construction services team transforming this site into a thriving commercial and residential hub.”
Demolition and clearing of the site have commenced. Completion of the project’s first construction phase is scheduled for summer 2015.
AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. With approximately 45,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world's built, natural, and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM serves clients in more than 140 countries and had revenue of $8.2 billion during the 12 months ended June 30, 2013. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
About Tishman Construction
Founded in 1898, Tishman Construction, a wholly owned AECOM subsidiary, is one of the world’s leading builders, currently managing construction for the 1,776-foot-high One World Trade Center, the Javits Convention Center expansion and renovation in New York, the new headquarters for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in Washington, D.C., and the new Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center for high-speed trains in California. Known for successfully managing complex, iconic projects, Tishman is responsible for the construction of more than 450 million square feet of space, incorporating facilities of every size and type, including arts and culture, commercial, convention centers, education, gaming, government, healthcare, hospitality, residential, retail, sports and leisure, technology and transportation. More information on Tishman Construction can be found at www.tishmanconstruction.com.
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