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Justice Center ExpansionStart Date: 6/5/2004

Status: Completed
For Department: Court Administration

Details: In 2002/03 a master plan was developed for the downtown Justice Center multi-phased project including renovations and remodeling to the existing justice center (referred to as JCP). The project included demolition of the existing Heitman Building and the purchase of the SunTrust Bank Building (now known as the Justice Center Annex) in 2004 at the cost of $17,000,000.00. A ten-story Justice Center Tower housing 17 courtrooms with ancillary spaces was constructed between the Justice Center Annex and the existing Justice Center Proper and connected to the JCP at Pod D. Other major components of the expansion of the Justice Center include the construction of the Shipping and Receiving Building and a five-story parking garage. , The project addressed the needs of Court Administration, Clerk of Courts as well as all other judicial entities associated with the 20th circuit seated in the Fort Myers local.
Estimated Completion Date: 4/5/2009

Location: 2075 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Fort Myers, Florida[ MAP ]

Cost: $57,430,000
Funding Source: General Fund

Contractor: Balfout Beatty Construction ( formerly Centex)
Engineer: TLC Engineering for Architects
Architect: BSSW Architects