Design Team Selected for Javits Center Expansion
LendLease, Turner Construction and TVS will lead the $1.5B project
According to a report, LendLease Turner has been selected as the design-build team for the 1.2 million-square-foot expansion of the Javits Center. The expansion will include 90,000 square feet of exhibit space that can be combined with existing space to create a 500,000-square-foot exhibition hall, as well as new meeting and ballroom spaces.
27 new loading docks are also being added, as well as new kitchen and food service areas. The work is expected to create 6,000 permanent jobs and $393 million in new annual economic activity.