Amtrak recently announced that it reached a financial deal to fund its renovation of 30th Street Station. GBCA members Gilbane Building Company and Pride Enterprises, Inc. will be part of the building team.

From Amtrak:

Amtrak and Plenary Infrastructure Philadelphia (PIP) have reached financial close on a lease and development agreement for the restoration and renovation of the William H. Gray III 30th Street Station. Under the agreement, PIP will refurbish and improve the historic building, finance those improvements and maintain the station for a 50-year term. …

The historic transportation hub is nearly 100 years old and is Amtrak’s third busiest station. This redevelopment project will restore and highlight the historic fabric of the majestic station, while refining the customer experience by introducing new amenities, reinvigorating the station’s retail and commercial potential, improving and expanding existing office space and enhancing transit and pedestrian traffic flows. …

Construction on the renovation is expected to begin in 2022 and be complete in 2025.

Key members of the PIP team include: Plenary Americas as lead developer, Gilbane Building Company as design-build lead, Johnson Controls Inc. for facility operations and maintenance, and Vantage Airport Group for concessions development and management.

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