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dck worldwide Wins Build America Merit Award for Mall of San Juan Retail Construction Project

Alliant Insurance Services and the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) announced the winners of the 2017 Alliant Build America Award today. dck worldwide was recognized with a Merit Award in the New Building Over $100 Million category for the Mall of San Juan construction project in Puerto Rico.

The Mall of San Juan is a state-of-the-art, 640,000 SF, multi-level, enclosed retail mall featuring a Nordstrom and a Saks Fifth Avenue, along with over 100 specialty stores and restaurants. This world-class shopping, dining, and entertainment destination is the first upscale retail mall on the island.

The mall’s design reflects the rich culture and heritage of the area with a fresh, contemporary twist. Its physical structure features a highly complex design and includes more than 147,000 CY of concrete, 9,000 tons of steel, and an expansive skylight consisting of 53,000 SF of vertical and horizontal point supported glass. The mall includes three precast parking decks encompassing 336,100 SF with 3,500 parking spaces, along with outdoor dining patios, a green roof, and a 55-ft-high curved open air entry pavilion. Surrounding the facility is a striking 900-ft serpentine skylight of floating glass and a terrace with panoramic views.

Congratulations to dck worldwide the Mall of San Juan construction project team!