SOURCE: Swinerton Builders

November 29, 2006 13:03 ET

Swinerton Builders New Construction Projects Include Fox Studios, Children's Bureau, US Postal Service

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 29, 2006 -- Swinerton Builders, a leading general contractor in Southern California and throughout the western U.S., has announced a list of new construction projects in Los Angeles and Santa Clarita.

Fox Studios entertainment group in Los Angeles selected Swinerton for pre-construction and construction services on the new 104 Building. The 36,000-square-foot building will house dressing rooms, production offices, AVID edit bays and fully built-out office spaces. This will be Swinerton's fourth project with Fox Studios including the current Fox 310 building. Additional team members include architects Gensler and Associates, and Alpha Tech-Cambridge will be the construction managers for the project. The job is expected to start in December of 2006.

The Children's Bureau of Southern California* has selected Swinerton as general contractor for the construction of their new headquarters at 1380 West Washington Blvd., in Los Angeles. The new 46,000-square-foot center will offer an array of child and family programs and services as well as house a community conference center, administrative offices, and leasing space for partner organizations.

*Rendering available on request

The United States Postal Service in Santa Clarita has awarded another important job to Swinerton. The project is replacement of a cooling tower at one of the busiest Processing and Distribution Centers in Southern California. Parsons is construction manager on the project.

Swinerton Builders (, currently ranked 8th on Engineering News-Record's list of Top General Contractors, provides a full range of pre-construction and construction services for clients in the healthcare, office, hotel, higher education, multi-family residential, retail, and entertainment industries. Projects include new construction, tenant improvements, renovation, and design-build services. Founded in 1888, Swinerton Builders is an employee-owned firm, which places approximately $2 billion in construction annually.

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