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Tacoma Hospital Goes Beyond the Basics
MultiCare, Tacoma Hospital
MultiCare is a leading-edge, integrated health organization made up of four hospitals. A not-for-profit organization since 1882 and based in Tacoma, Washington, MultiCare is the area’s largest provider of health care services, serving patients at 93 locations in Pierce, South King, Kitsap and Thurston counties. MultiCare partnered with architectural firm Giffin Bolte Jurgens on a substantial new 200,000 sq, ft., five floor addition to their campus in Tacoma, Washington. The project is slated to be four occupied floors, with a fifth mechanical floor.
The addition will make MultiCare one of the biggest emergency departments in the Northwest including a new cancer center.
Historical Military Base Gets Quiet
Fort Sam, Houston
With an eye to keeping the historical integrity of the post intact, the first of four new construction
projects using PABCO Gypsum's innovative acoustical products that will make up the majority of the
post’s new METC (Medical Education Training Campus) dormitories. These units will house up to
2,400 military medical personnel for short-term training and education. Additionally, construction
is scheduled for 1,200 apartments over the course of the next year.
Construction of the 682 modular sections that comprise the METC dormitories were completed
offsite using PABCO Gypsum’s QuietRock sound reducing drywall.
Green Bay Lodge Tackles Declining Guest Occupancy with QuietRock in Rapid Room Renovation
Tundra Lodge, Green Bay
In September 2003, the legendary Lambeau Field – home of the famed NFL Green Bay Packers – completed a $297 million renovation.
Originally built in 1957, the completely updated sports venue has had a very positive effect on all businesses in the immediate surrounding area. One such beneficiary was the brand new Tundra Lodge Resort.
Renovating The World’s Largest Integrated Resort
Sands Expo, Las Vegas
When Sheldon Adelson opened his 1.2 million sq. ft. Sands Expo and Convention Center in 1990, it was the largest privately owned convention facility in the world. It’s now bigger and better,with the latest upgrades completed last year and solid operating results.
Together, the Sands Expo and Convention Center, Palazzo and Venetian make up the world’s largest integrated resort. It includes over 2.3 million square feet of convention and exhibition space, 7,000 guest suites and a wide array of shopping, dining and entertainment options.
Hilton Goes Quiet for New Executive Meeting Center
Gobbell Hays Partners, Inc. was tasked with building the new DoubleTree Executive Meeting Center in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida in compliance with the IACC standards, including a projected STC Rating between 50 and 60. This 15,000 sq ft. new construction includes teleconference rooms, event planner accommodations, convenient business center and lounge areas, and 7,500 net sq. ft. of flexible meeting space.
New High School Reflects Town Rebound & Growth
Mountain House, CA
For about 450 freshmen and sophomores in the Lammersville, California Unified School District, Mountain House High School introduces a new era in secondary education. For the 12,000-plus residents of this San Joaquin County municipality east of San Francisco, it represents much more.
With school district unification agreements requiring classes for 2014-2015, staying on schedule was critical.
‘Sh-h-h-h!’ PlayStation® 4 game-making in progress!
San Mateo, CA
New sound studios spearhead renovations for Sony Computer Entertainment America, with an acoustical assist from Magnum Drywall and PABCO® Gypsum’s QuietRock®
The sound of silence means a lot to engineers producing video games for Sony PlayStation®4 (PS4™) enthusiasts. At Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC headquarters in San Mateo, California, producers’ tolerance for intrusive noise from beyond studio walls is zero. Only the intense action on-screen matters while creating audio effects that dramatize, punctuate and heighten the deeply immersive experience for video gamers.
Hunstad Homes Builds Custom High-end Reputation
It takes years of success and dedication to earn the kind of reputation Kevin Hunstad enjoys in and around San Luis Obispo County, California. In 31 years, Hunstad has carefully culled contingent of architects, designers and subcontractors to ensure that his custom homes live up to expectations. It is through these strong relationships, world-class execution, and excellent reputation that Hunstad Homes continues to surpass the desires of his clientele and create spec houses that find buyers in short order.
“A Hunstad Home gets the same PABCO products that we install commercially. Fire resistant drywall, moisture and mold resistance, soundproofing – PABCO has it all.” George Silva, Owner Central Drywall, Inc.
Designing The Ultimate Playroom for Musicians
LemonTree Studios, Los Angeles
After modifying a building to create the first LemonTree location in 2007, the goal for the second location was to build it right from the ground up. Erik Nilsson, LemonTree owner, chose QuietRock® sound reducing drywall to provide the sound isolation he neededto achieve.
A Sound Approach
Santa Clara Square Apartments, Santa Clara, CA
Santa Clara Square is an expansive mixed-use community with 1,847 high-end apartments spread over seven buildings. As a signature project for the drywall subcontractor, the goal was to work with their partners, Western National Group, the general contractor and The Irvine Company, the project owner, to provide the best product available on the market to tenants. For Irvine, achieving a higher standard in sound control was key.