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World Trade Center Redevelopment Contractor Hosting Event for Subcontractors
8/4/2015 10:51:15 AM

This Wednesday, New Orleans-based Woodward Design+Build, Co-Developer of Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences New Orleans, is offering the opportunity for subcontractors to view schematic designs and provide cost opinions for the redevelopment of the World Trade Center. A "training” session will be provided on what is expected by the estimating team and suggestions on how to prepare a cost opinion.


What is a cost opinion?
A cost opinion is an estimate of what the final cost will be based on schematic designs. Subcontractors are invited to a two-hour interactive session with Rick Dupont P.E., Woodward’s Director of Research & New Initiatives, to learn how to provide cost opinions based on schematic designs. Dupont has 36 years of construction experience and over 22 years as Manager of Estimating.


Event Information
This cost opinion event is a good opportunity for subcontractors to learn more about the Four Seasons project and meet the developers.

Date: Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Time: 5:15 PM – 7:15 PM
Location: Woodward Design+Build

1000 South Jefferson Davis Parkway
New Orleans, LA 70125


While all subcontractors are invited to attend the event, cost opinions are being sought for the following trade work:

  • Demolition
  • Painting
  • Elevators
  • Concrete Formwork
  • Gypsum Board
  • Fire Protection
  • Reinforcing Steel
  • Concrete Suppliers
  • Piles & Caissons


If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to Lauren Marshall via email at lmarshall@wdbllc.com or call 504.620.4344. Please include your name, company and specific scope of work. To view project documents, click here.

Due date for cost opinions is August 18, 2015 by 2:00PM.


The redevelopment of the World Trade Center is a project to construct the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences New Orleans. The tower will include 350 high-end rooms, 76 condominiums, an interactive cultural attraction and observation deck. The design also adds two wings to the building on the north and south sides.

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