Mortenson lands construction manager job for Progressive Field renovations

Based in Minneapolis Mortenson will serve as construction manager for the next few Progressive Field Renovationsas announced by Cleveland Guardians.

Renovations will include expanding and upgrading the left field experience, including the Terrace Club; a redesign of the upper deck lobby; creating a larger, more engaged social space in the seating area behind home plate; and club house/front office renovations.

MortensonThe resume of in the working stage includes Truist Park in Atlanta and Phoenix American Family Fieldsand serving as the construction manager for the original installations and recent renovations at Coors field in Colorado and Target field in Minnesota. The architecture firm Manica is in charge of the design.

“We are honored to work with the Guardians and Manica to leverage our vast athletic expertise to realize the shared vision for the future of Progressive Field. We are also very pleased to work with Independence in the construction management of this important project. We have been focused on finding the right local collaborators and maximizing the impact of this project on communities in the Cleveland area, and Independence’s extensive experience and local knowledge will help us achieve these goals.” , said Mortenson Vice President/General Manager. Logan Gerken.

“We are thrilled to be working with Mortenson and the Cleveland Guardians to help transform Progressive Field and ensure that the Cleveland community benefits sustainably from this project, starting with meeting community benefit goals for economic inclusion and the venue. work, career development support and community involvement,” mentioned Kevin DiGeronimo, principal at Independence, via press release.

According to a Guardians press release, one of the main reasons for choosing Mortenson: the company is committed to maximizing local participation in renovation projects, a goal Mortenson insisted on throughout the selection process. . As part of this commitment, Mortenson chose Independence Construction to work with them in providing construction management services.

The Guardians previously announced the hiring of Marc Taylor Inc. (MTI) as project management consultant to oversee all planned work, as well as local MTI partner companies (MCM Company Inc. on project management and APB & Associates on DEI guidance).

Rendered courtesy of Cleveland Indians.

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