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IMC Construction forms Special Projects Division

IMC Construction is pleased to announce the formation of a Special Projects Division (SPD), which will give the construction firm the flexibility to meet the market demand for construction services focused on limited-scale projects within active and occupied sites in a more economical and efficient manner.

“The Special Projects Division will perform varied build-out and renovation work, along with select stand-alone structures,” Robert Cottone, President & CEO said. “Leveraging the buying power of IMC for a Special Project Division will translate to very competitive pricing for clients, while still mitigating risk. Our internal resources can be utilized at a moment’s notice, enhancing services when and if needed, ensuring quality and the highest of standards – from safety to turnover.”

IMC Construction’s experience in preplanning and building includes facilities for diverse market sectors such as commercial, academic, healthcare, science and technology, institutional hospitality, multi-family and use, industrial and retail.

IMC Construction is part of the Citadel Group, a national group of construction companies. IMC is the largest independently owned general contractor in the Greater Philadelphia Area and the 5th largest in Pennsylvania.

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IMC provides testimony regarding data center industry at Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee

IMC Construction General Counsel, Michael Lloyd, testified in front of the PA Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee on the economic development opportunities of the data center industry.

Watch the full testimony at: https://lnkd.in/eGRp9ei

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Great Teams building Great Projects:

Earlier this week, our new building’s project management team accepted the Greater Reading Chamber Alliance Building Berks Award in the Office Category. Special thanks to Mike McDermott, Juan Mones-Cazon, Binswanger, Equus Capital Partners, LTD., IMC Construction and Wulff Architects for making this project possible! https://greaterreading.org/

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ENR MidAtlantic features Tom Verderame, Vice President, Production, on healthcare industry growth and trends.

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St. Luke’s Prototype Hospital – one of the largest projects in Quakertown’s history, and will give residents an easy-to-access location that they can trust for their care.

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Delaware Labor Shortage Spurs Project to Go Modular

With its new $150-million research facility under construction and heading for a year-end completion target, global chemical company Chemours aims to consolidate its existing laboratories and offices into the 312,000-sq-ft facility on the University of Delaware’s Science Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus in Newark, Del.

https://www.enr.com/articles/47359-delaware-labor-shortage-spurs-project-to-go-modular

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IMC’s 16th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Please consider sponsoring the IMC 16th Annual Charity Golf Tournament. This event is a delightful tradition of competitive golf, corporate camaraderie and community philanthropy. Proceeds will benefit nonprofit organizations in our community through the IMC Charitable Foundation.

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IMC’s Successful Collaboration at Chemours Discovery Hub

IMC’s successful innovation with prefabrication and 3-D modeling is featured in the current issue of Commercial Construction & Renovation. 

Click through to read the full article written by Jerry Brandmueller, Project Executive.

About the project:

The Chemours Discovery hub is a $200MM, 333,000 square-foot research facility on the University of Delaware’s Science Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus.

  • laboratories and offices for approximately 330 scientists, engineers and researchers
  • 50 specialty rooms, cafes, conference rooms and 20 “huddle” rooms for small group meetings
  • spans 15 acres within a campus of 272 acres
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ENR Year in Construction Photography Winner

IMC Construction’s Penn Medicine Center for Healthcare Technology was the subject for this stunning shot by Ralph V. Oswald III. Engineering News-Record’s worldwide competition showcases the best photos from construction sites around the world.

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IMC Construction’s Penn Medicine Radnor Tops Out

Advanced outpatient care center going up on King of Prussia Road

IMC held topping out ceremonies on April 8th on a multispecialty outpatient facility for the University of Pennsylvania Health System. The event on the Radnor site was attended by IMC’s construction team, Penn Medicine’s Steve DiMambro, Penn Medicine Radnor’s Associate Executive Director, Tracey Commack and representatives from all the departments at the facility.

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IMC Construction Fast-Tracks Healthy Living Mixed-Use

IMC Construction, a nationally-recognized, full-service construction company with offices in Malvern and Philadelphia, has begun construction on a one-million-square-foot apartment and retail complex in Dresher, PA.

The Promenade at Upper Dublin, a $120 million project developed by BET Investments, will bring 402 luxury apartments, a 500-car garage and 150,000 square feet of town center shops to a twenty-five-acre site in eastern Montgomery County. It is expected to be complete in the last quarter of 2020.

“Although the sheer size and complexity of the project would typically carry a longer schedule,” said Mike Ryan, IMC Construction’s Vice President of Preconstruction, “we used our BIM technology and project planning to fast-track the schedule and compress it to under two years of construction, with early occupancies in less than eighteen months.”

Clad in brick, metal and other upscale finishes, the Promenade is composed of the East and West buildings, connected by an enclosed pedestrian bridge at the second level. Ground-floor retail will be topped by four levels of apartments and extensive amenity spaces, including media and game rooms, fitness room, dog wash and doggie day care. A resort-style pool highlights the private outdoor space of the West building, while an adjacent park connects with walking trails and bike share. The complex has on-street parking in addition to the garage.

Environmental strategies include a green roof on a segment of the East building for stormwater management.

The Promenade team includes construction manager IMC Construction; architect Bernardon; interior designer Design Works; structural engineer Baker, Ingram & Associates; m/e/p Advanced Engineering; and civil engineer Gilmore & Associates.

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IMC Construction Opens Center City Office

IMC Construction, a nationally-recognized, full-service construction company, celebrated the holidays at Penn Medicine’s newly constructed Center for Healthcare Technology building with the announcement that IMC has opened an office in Center City.

“For the past 40 years we have served this region with great success from our offices in Malvern,” said Rob Cottone, President and CEO of IMC Construction. “But our work in Center City has grown exponentially. This LEED Silver, design-build structure for Penn Medicine is a perfect example of a client that is expanding in the City and in the suburbs. To be responsive, we have to be where our clients are.”

The number of Center City projects has steadily increased for IMC, as has the number of IMC employees who live in the City. The new IMC office is located at 121 South Broad Street, across from the Union League and close to public transportation.

“We see Philadelphia’s growth continuing through the next decade,” said Cottone. “We are investing in the City’s future.”

Cottone made his comments at an elegant gala at the new flagship office building at 3600 Civic Center Boulevard that IMC constructed for the University of Pennsylvania Health System. Over three hundred clients, employees and guests enjoyed dinner and live music in the dramatic, glass-enclosed lobby of the ten-story structure.

Opened in November 2018, the Center for Healthcare Technology is a southern gateway to the Penn Medicine campus and an attractive, efficient workplace environment for staff. The facility houses offices for human resources, marketing and information technology, a large childcare facility, the Investigative Drug Services pharmacy and an expansion of Penn Medicine’s Bio Bank Freezer Farm.

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