Design Wins Out Over Price

Concerns have been raised in Tacoma about the design-selection process for the $30 million baseball stadium rebuild in Tacoma.  On Tuesday, the Tacoma City Council is expected to consider awarding the contract to the design-build team of Mortenson Construction and Populous (formerly HOK).  The local team of Turner Construction and PCS Structural Solutions lost out in the process, despite coming in $2 million cheaper.  Who had the  better design?  You decide:

Courtesy of Mortenson, Populous, and Belay - $27 million bid

Courtesy of Turner Construction - $25 million bid

For more on the story, get the full run down from the Tacoma newspaper by clicking here.

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