IMC broke ground on a 312,000-square-foot research facility for Chemours on Dec. 18th. The $150 million Chemours Discovery Hub will be constructed on the University of Delaware’s Science Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus in Newark, Delaware.
The Discovery Hub will go up on a 15-acre site in the southeast corner of the STAR campus, consolidating laboratories and offices for approximately 330 scientists, engineers, and researchers who will be relocated from Chemours’ New Castle County facilities. The Hub will include more than 100 labs, fifty specialty rooms, cafes, conference rooms and twenty “huddle” rooms for small group meetings. The four-story building will be complete in early 2020.
Located on Civic Center Boulevard in West Philadelphia, IMC is serving as the design-builder for Penn Medicine’s new Center for Healthcare Technology. The new non-clinical tower will serve Penn Medicine’s corporate functions and house daycare for employees, information technology and human resources.
The first phase of construction is ten-stories and 305,000 square feet. A second phase will potentially add 9 more stories.
As a critical function to the support of the tremendous research that occurs within Penn Medicine, an Investigational Drug Study (IDS) Pharmacy will be housed to provide investigational drugs to and through the Penn Medicine Health System. The building will also house a Freezer Farm to promote collaboration among researchers for their samples as well as their data use in large clinical studies that move modern medicine forward.
Due to the tight setting, and the logistical constraints of working within the boundaries of three busy streets in University City, the project took months of preconstruction planning, modeling, prefabrication, and site phasing prior to the start of construction.
Simon Property Group, Inc. selected IMC as the construction manager for the expansion of King of Prussia Mall, the nation’s second largest shopping mall. The ambitious expansion connects the existing independent court and plaza sections of the mall, which were previously divided by parking.
The King of Prussia Mall expansion offers over 70 new retailers in a 155,000-square-foot elevated link that allows shoppers to traverse the entire length of the mall without having to exit the facility. An upscale dining pavilion, customer lounge, and new parking deck are components of the project. The main corridor includes floor-to-ceiling windows, seating areas with device-charging stations, a concierge-level guest services counter, and other amenities. The new parking garage features space-location technology. Construction was undertaken in multiple phases with detailed protection/logistics plans to keep the mall open and operational during the two-year construction period.
The expansion was named the ACE Mentor Program Eastern Pennsylvania 2016 Suburban Project of the Year for its design and construction collaboration and teamwork and a Best Real Estate Deal of 2016 by the Philadelphia Business Journal.
A new apartment community on a site of approximately 14 acres, The Haven at Atwater Village opened for leasing in spring 2016.
IMC’s work includes site improvements and ground-up construction. Scope of work includes nine new wood-framed apartment buildings totaling 462,343 square feet with 326 apartment units, a pool cabana, and eight stand-alone garage buildings.
Comcast Spotlight, LP, the cable giant’s digital advertising division, leased a Class A office building in Chesterbrook Business Center in Wayne, Pennsylvania. IMC was hired to renovate the existing building into the main headquarters for Comcast Spotlight. The building features executive offices, a conference center, fitness center, cafeteria, bocce court, and outdoor dining area.
IMC Construction combined its healthcare and retail experience to complete this new design-build outpatient facility at the Exton Square Mall.Renovations were performed adjacent to occupied areas without any interruptions to mall operations. The facility includes a broad range of diagnostic and treatment services including Main Line Health family medicine physicians, obstetric and gynecology specialists, oncologists, pediatricians and other specialty physician practices, as well as physical therapy, imaging services, urgent care, cancer center and laboratory services.
IMC is currently working on Phoenix Village,a 275 unit luxury rental community built over 20,000 square feet of retail located along Bridge Street in downtown Phoenixville, PA. The two buildings will be phased construction and are each four story, wood framed, residential over one level of retail and one level of parking.
Construction is underway for the new Cherry Ridge Apartment community in Limerick, PA. The new development will consist of 160 garden apartments within six buildings and 32 townhomes. The 37-acre site formerly known as Lansenmaier Farm will also include a community center / clubhouse and 20 acres of open space. The site design incorporated a walking trail to link North Lewis Road and Limerick Road.
King of Prussia Town Center is a 12-building, 260,000-square-foot retail center located within a 125-acre mixed-use lifestyle center. In addition to retail space, the development includes up to 3,000 residential units, a parking garage, 500 hotel rooms, a special care unit of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and multiple office buildings. Construction was completed in phases beginning in 2016.
The largest retail space in America is about to get bigger. IMC is currently the construction manager for the King of Prussia Mall expansion. The project includes a 250,000 SF elevated connector link between The Court and The Plaza, 60 – 70 new retailers, upscale dining pavilion, customer lounge, and a new parking deck. Multiple phases and detailed protection / logistics plans will allow the mall to remain open over the two year construction schedule.