SOURCE: Tower General Contractors

Tower General Contractors

February 25, 2013 09:27 ET

Tower General Contractors Awarded $25 Million Contract to Build New South Central Los Angeles Regional Center Headquarters & Renovate Existing Historic Building

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 25, 2013) - Tower General Contractors, the largest minority-owned general contractor in Los Angeles County, announced today that it has been selected by the South Central Los Angeles Regional Center (SCLARC) for the construction of its new headquarters, a ground-up, 80,000 square foot building located at 2500 South Western Avenue. Tower will also be renovating the historic Golden State Mutual Insurance Company Building, a 57,000 square foot building located at 2500 South Western Avenue, which will be used as office space by SCLARC. The Golden State Building is a historic and cultural monument in Los Angeles and was designed by African American Architect Paul Revere Williams, who also designed the LAX Theme Building that Tower renovated in 2010. Construction on these projects, which together total $25 million, is slated to begin in May 2013.

"We're honored to have been selected for this project by the South Central Los Angeles Regional Center, which continues to be an important and positive influence on the community," said Alex Guerrero, Executive Vice President of Tower General Contractors. "We're also pleased to be working on another Paul Revere Williams building. Our expertise in historic preservation, including renovations on the legendary Gibson Amphitheatre and the Beverly Hills City Hall Building, makes us well-suited for these projects and we look forward to beginning construction."

About Tower General Contractors
Based in Los Angeles, California and founded in 1985, Tower General Contractors (TGC) is the largest minority-owned General Contractor Company in the county of Los Angeles and one of the leading construction firms in California. TGC has a distinguished reputation in construction for key industries including: healthcare, education, entertainment, retail, industrial and defense. Some of the firm's notable projects include: The LAX Theme Building, The Columbia Memorial Space Science Learning Center, The UCLA Astronomy Center, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Emergency Department, the Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center Neo Natal Intensive Care Unit, the American Red Cross Los Angeles Office and The Beverly Hills City Hall remodel. Tower is committed to working with qualified minority and women owned subcontractors on all projects. The company provides services in three key areas: pre-construction, general contracting and design/build. For more information, visit the company's website at www.towergeneralcontractors.com.

About South Central Los Angeles Regional Center (SCLARC)
South Central Los Angeles Regional Center for Persons with Developmental Disabilities, Inc. (SCLARC) is a private, non-profit, community based organization which contracts with the State Department of Developmental Services (DDS) to coordinate services for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

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