Tishman selected as construction manager for $1.46bn 3 World Trade Center

2 February 2015 (Last Updated February 2nd, 2015 18:30)

A wholly owned subsidiary of AECOM, Tishman Construction has been choosen as construction manager for Silverstein Properties' 3 World Trade Center, which is being built at a cost of $1.46bn.

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A wholly owned subsidiary of AECOM, Tishman Construction has been choosen as construction manager for Silverstein Properties' 3 World Trade Center, which is being built at a cost of $1.46bn.

Designed by the Richard Rogers Partnership, 3 World Trade Center is planned to be located at 175 Greenwich Street and, according to AECOM, construction is underway at the site.

AECOM CEO Michael Burke said: "It is an honour to work with Silverstein Properties on their latest signature office tower in Lower Manhattan.

"AECOM and our Tishman team have a proud history at the World Trade Center and we are pleased to continue participating in realising the vision for this important site."

3 World Trade Center will be 80 storeys high and will include 2.8 million ft² of space spread across 53 floors and five base building floors.

"We are pleased to continue participating in realising the vision for this important site."

Office floors in the tower will range from 29,000ft² to 44,000ft², with floors at the base of the building having 68,000ft² of space. It will also have five retail levels at and below grade.

The building will consist of a reinforced concrete core with an outer steel structure and be clad in an external structural steel frame.

3 World Trade Center aims to achieve the LEED Gold standard for energy-efficiency.

AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, reported revenues of around $19.5bn over the 12 months up to 30 September 2014.


Image: The original World Trade Center in March 2001. Photo: courtesy of Jeffmock.