Tutor Perini Building Corp. Awarded $82 Million Construction Contract from the Gila River Indian Community
May 10, 2012
SYLMAR, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 10, 2012-- Tutor Perini Corporation (NYSE: TPC) a leading civil and building construction company, today announced that its subsidiary, Tutor Perini Building Corp., formerly known as Perini Building Company, was awarded a construction contract with the Gila River Indian Community to build Vee Quiva Casino & Hotel in Laveen, Arizona, which is near Phoenix.
The project includes a 178,000-square foot single-story structure with 70,000 square feet of gaming and five restaurants, in addition to a three-story, 90-room hotel and exterior pool area. Tutor Perini is also responsible for constructing a cast-in-place, four-story 1,000-car parking garage, as well as landscaping and site improvements for the 70-acre property. Vee Quiva Casino & Hotel is scheduled to open in 2013.
"This is an exciting project and we are thrilled to be working with the Gila River Indian Community. As one of the largest builders of hospitality and gaming projects in the nation, we anticipate a seamless process. We are also pleased to be working with the Friedmutter Group, the project architect. Tutor Perini and Freidmutter have worked together since 1994 on a number of major resort and casino projects," said Ken Schacherbauer , vice president of Tutor Perini Building Corp.