Turner Construction Company Selected to Renovate Lincoln Financial Field
Philadelphia Eagles Select Turner Construction Company for Lincoln Financial Field Renovation
Turner to Bring High-tech Touch and Other Upgrades to Eagles Stadium
Philadelphia, PA, July 15, 2013 – The Philadelphia Eagles have selected Turner Construction Company to perform significant upgrades to Lincoln Financial Field.
The Turner team will complete upgrades in two, off-season phases. The first phase includes addition of a new Touchdown Club, expansion of the team store, upgrades to concourses, suites and lounges, and installation of a wi-fi system so fans will be able to post pictures and check fantasy football stats.
More changes are set for 2014. Following completion of the second phase, fans will notice including added seating at three corners of the stadium, three added concourse levels with restrooms and concessions, updated scoreboards, added ribbon boards, and an improved sound system.
Turner was part of the Field’s original construction team in 2001. “We are pleased to work with the Eagles again as they modernize their home and we are looking forward to a project focused on enhancing the stadium experience,” said Chris Beck, vice president and general manager of Turner’s Philadelphia office.
About Turner Construction Company
Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company. Founded in 1902, Turner first made its mark on the industry pioneering the use of steel-reinforced concrete for general building, which enabled the company to deliver safer, stronger, and more efficient buildings to clients. The company continues to embrace emerging technologies and offers an increasingly diverse set of services.
With anWWith an annual construction volume of $9 billion Turner is the largest builder in the United States, ranking first or second in the major market segments of the building construction field, including healthcare, education, sports, commercial, and green building. The firm is a subsidiary of HOCHTIEF, a publicly traded company, and one of the world’s leading international construction service providers. For more information please visit www.turnerconstruction.com.
HOCHTIEF is one of the leading international providers of construction-related services. With more than 80,000 employees and a sales volume of EUR 23.28 billion in FY 2011, the company is represented in all the world‘s major markets. With its core competencies in development, building and operation, the Group delivers services for the entire life cycle of infrastructure projects, real estate and facilities. The focus of the related business activities is on four strategic areas: energy infrastructure, transportation infrastructure, major cities, and resources. With its subsidiary Leighton (HOCHTIEF share around 54 percent), the Group is market leader in Australia. In the USA, the biggest construction market in the world, HOCHTIEF is the No. 1 general builder via its subsidiary Turner and, with Group company Flatiron, ranks among the most important players in the field of transportation infrastructure construction. Because of its engagement for sustainability, HOCHTIEF has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes since 2006. Further information is available at www.hochtief.com/press.
Source: Turner Construction Company