Lexington developer chosen to design, build new Frankfort state office building and parking structure

The build-to-suit selection committee for the proposed new Frankfort state office building and parking structure met last week to interview short-listed firms prior to deciding on the finalist. CRM/DW Wilburn #2 LLC of Lexington has been selected to design, build, finance, and operate the 385,500-square-foot, 1,500 employee office building and 1206 space parking structure. However, before a final contract...

Additional office furnishings from Capital Plaza Tower available for sale to public Aug. 23

On Aug. 23 more office furnishings from the now empty Capital Plaza Tower building will be sold through a second spot bid sale, to be held at 500 Mero Street in Frankfort. Last year state agencies moved out of the 24-story office building and the Commonwealth has deemed a huge amount of office furniture and personal property items to be surplus. While these items are no longer useful to the Commonwealth,...

State auctioning off office furnishings Aug. 9 in advance of demolition of Capital Plaza Tower

Anyone or any organization in need of desks, filing cabinets, chairs or other office furnishings, won’t want to miss the Division of Surplus Properties’ huge spot-bid sale on Aug. 9 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Capital Plaza Tower, 500 Mero Street, Frankfort. The 24-story office building is now vacant and the Commonwealth has deemed many office furniture and personal property items to be surplus....

Prominent names in Kentucky, national construction industry competing for Capital Plaza job

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Some major players are emerging in the competition to build the Capital Plaza redevelopment project. The State Journal reported Friday that CRM and D.W. Wilburn of Lexington, the same developers who teamed up to build the new state office building at 300 Sower Blvd., sent representatives to a recent walk-through for potential bidders, according to a sign-in sheet released by the...

State extends time for developers to submit plans to replace Capital Plaza Tower complex

The Kentucky Finance and Administration Cabinet has amended the official notice stating the Commonwealth’s intent to pursue redevelopment of the Capital Plaza Tower Office Building, Fountain Place Shops, Frankfort Convention Center, and surrounding areas in downtown Frankfort. While developers interested in this project must still submit a completed “Commonwealth of Kentucky Solicitation” form...

Frankfort’s tallest building among properties declared surplus and available for bids by state

The Department for Facilities and Support Services is looking for interested bidders for several properties that have been deemed surplus, including the tallest building in Frankfort, the Capital Plaza Tower. Other properties up for bid include the Hoge House in downtown Frankfort and a 24,000 square foot Henderson Community and Technical College classroom/shop building in Henderson. The state is offering...