Tutor Perini Building Corp. Selected for the Choctaw Casino and Resort Expansion Project
November 13, 2018
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tutor Perini Corporation (NYSE: TPC), a leading civil, building and specialty construction company, today announced that its subsidiary, Tutor Perini Building Corp. (TPBC), has expanded its service footprint to address demand for various types of building projects in the South Central United States. For its first major award in this region, TPBC has been selected by the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma as the design-builder for the Choctaw Casino and Resort Expansion Project in Durant, Oklahoma. The contract value was not disclosed. The project will be completed under a design-build delivery system. JCJ Architecture and Friedmutter Group are the design partners. The project scope of work consists of the design and construction of a new 1,000-room hotel that will include multiple restaurants, an ultra-lounge bar, movie theaters, conference facilities, casino expansion, new retail space, resort style pools and a new parking garage.
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“Tutor Perini is proud to partner with the Choctaw Nation to build this very important project,” said Leonard Rejcek, President and CEO of Tutor Perini’s Building Group. “This opportunity represents our expansion into building projects in the South Central states, and it will build upon Tutor Perini’s long and successful track record of work on large hospitality and gaming projects. Tutor Perini has completed more than 30 hospitality and gaming projects for various tribal nations over the past 25 years.”
Design work is expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2018 with substantial completion anticipated in the spring of 2021. The contract value is expected to be included in the Company’s fourth quarter 2018 backlog.