DESTINI Estimator Customer Wins

Last year, DESTINI platform customers recognized at least $195,200,000,000 in construction revenue. That’s a lot of estimates that got into the project win column! And there are even more celebrations for non-project achievements.  

JPI, Jefferson Loyd Park Diamond JPI logo

In July 2023, JPI, a leading multifamily community developer, initiated the first phase of Jefferson Loyd Park in Grand Prairie, Texas. This Class A development will introduce 450 multifamily homes across eight 3-story walkup buildings, spanning over 25 acres. The community will offer top-tier amenities like a resort-style pool, a fitness center with virtual exercise classes, and easy access to Loyd Park and Joe Pool Lake. The homes will feature high-end elements such as granite countertops in kitchens, designer backsplashes, stainless steel appliances, and more. 

McDonald Brothers, Healthcare 

Black McDonald Brothers Construction logo with yellow hardhatThe intricacies of constructing long-term care facilities are important to McDonald Brothers Construction (MBC). These projects demand a blend of healthcare expertise and construction know-how. Key challenges include regulatory compliance, functional design, advanced infrastructure, and timely delivery. MBC’s track record, healthcare insight, and collaborative approach ensure successful long-term care facility projects in the Greater Ottawa Area. They emphasize the importance of experienced builders in creating safe and functional spaces for residents in need of care. 

Balfour Beatty, The Kenny Center Kenny_Center_Rendering

Balfour Beatty commenced work on a $698 million operational mission building project for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the National Security Agency (NSA) in Fort Meade, Maryland. The project includes an 854,000-square-foot building, a multi-level modular parking structure, and more than 3,000 parking spaces. Named the Kenny Center, after late NSA employee Minnie M. Kenny, this facility will enhance critical defense operations and is scheduled for completion in 2026. 

CMS Willowbrook, Journal Record Empowering Women Award 

Red and black CMS Willowbrook Construction Management logoCMS Willowbrook, a prominent construction management and program management company, was honored with the Journal Record Empowering Women Award in Oklahoma. This prestigious award recognizes organizations that actively support and elevate women within the state. The Empowering Women Award, introduced this year, celebrates CMS Willowbrook’s commitment to fostering gender empowerment and inclusivity. 


Clayco, VinFast Electric Vehicle Plant Vinfast car

Clayco, a Chicago-based construction firm, initiated the first phase of a $4 billion electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing campus near Raleigh, North Carolina. The project, spanning 1,800 acres, includes a 3-million-square-foot plant with five main production areas: body shop, general assembly, press shop, paint shop, and an energy center. The plant aims to produce 150,000 vehicles annually and may qualify for federal EV rebates. This transformative project contributes to American manufacturing and the Raleigh-Durham economy. 

Clark Construction & JBG Smith, Amazon HQ2 

Amazon HQ2Clark Construction, in collaboration with JBG Smith, successfully navigated the challenges of constructing Amazon’s HQ2 in Arlington, Virginia. Their early planning and involvement paved the way for an on-time completion of Metropolitan Park, the first phase of the $2.5 billion project. Met Park features two 22-story buildings, spans over 2.1 million square feet, includes a 2.5-acre community park, and incorporates sustainable elements like mass timber and concrete with carbon capture technology. Despite pandemic-related disruptions, strategic planning and trade partner selection contributed to the project’s success. 

Hutton, School Bond Programs Blue and Yellow Hutton logo

In over 30 years of partnering with Kansas school districts, Hutton observed that successful bond campaigns require more than hope—they demand a strategic approach. Hutton shared their approach to assisting schools to get their bond programs right. To engage the community effectively, districts should start early by identifying their purpose and recruiting influential supporters. Understanding the “why” behind the initiative and securing board support are crucial steps. Additionally, community-based influencers play a vital role in building trust and countering misinformation. By educating these supporters and cultivating engagement, districts can enhance their chances of passing bond elections. 

Gilbane, Bullard-Havens Technical High School  Red and white Gilbane logo

Gilbane Building Co. broke ground on the Bullard-Havens Technical High School, a $200 million vocational school in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The new 215,000-square-foot facility will offer construction trades such as plumbing, architecture, and masonry. Designed by JCJ Architecture, the project will be built across a 41-month schedule, featuring new classroom/lab space, a field house, theory rooms, athletic fields, a gymnasium, and a fitness center. The existing 71-year-old campus will remain operational during construction, serving approximately 900 students in grades 9 through 12. The initiative contributes to addressing the construction labor shortage and promoting technical education. 

Wohlsen Construction, Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group Black and yellow Wohlsen logo

Wohlsen Construction, in collaboration with Healthcare Trust of America (HTA), supported the demolition and renovation of Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group at Putnam Hospital. Despite being outside their traditional footprint, Wohlsen’s expertise in occupied healthcare settings and a long-standing relationship with HTA enabled them to enter the New York State market. The project involved downsizing the third-floor medical offices, facilitating new lease negotiations, and delivering the project by the end of 2022. This venture exemplifies strategic partnership and expansion into new territories. 

Brasfield & Gorrie, 760 Ralph McGillAtlanta apartment complex

Brasfield & Gorrie completed construction on an 18-story residential tower at 760 Ralph McGill in Atlanta. This tower, part of the Fourth Ward mixed-use development, spans 493,600 square feet and features 359 residential units along with abundant amenity spaces. The project contributes to the vibrant Beltline area and provides modern living options for residents.  

This is a snapshot of some of our customers’ wins throughout 2023. We applaud the construction industry for its constant innovation to not only the built environment but also improving our communities.  

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