MARLTON, N.J. and PHILADELPHIA, April 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a contract from Temple University to provide construction management services in connection with a new $180 million research library building on the university's campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The three-and-a-half-year contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately $5.0 million.
The four-story, 350,000-square-foot facility is expected to become a focal point for Temple students and faculty, and for the North Philadelphia community. The new library building, which will house Temple's 1.5-million-volume collection, will be transformative for Temple as a community of scholars and for North Philadelphia by providing community space and life-long learning opportunities for area residents.
Hill will be assisted on this assignment by principal subconsultants Canuso Jorden and McKissack & McKissack.
"We are excited to have been selected by Temple for this important campus project," said Michael V. Griffin, P.E., Senior Vice President and Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager for Hill's Project Management Group. "We look forward to helping the university make their new library project a successful one," added Griffin.
Hill International, with 3,700 employees in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management and construction claims and consulting services. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the 8th largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com.
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