TRU by Hilton

Say hello to a brand-new hotel experience from Hilton that’s vibrant, affordable and young-at-heart. It’s energetic, yet relaxing and comfortable. It’s familiar, and it’s also unexpected. It’s completely unprecedented, it’s uniquely Tru.

Calhoun Construction is acting as the General Constractor on the construction of the new 4-story, TRU by Hilton across from the Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center. The new hotel consists of 98 rooms, along with a full-service kitchen and exercise room.

 


Norton Pediatric Phase II

Calhoun Construction completed Phase I of the Norton Children’s Hospital Medical Associates – Shelbyville in 2016 and began Phase II in 2017.

Potential services available in the facility include education, prevention and early intervention for children suffering from chronic illness as well as advocacy and community education centered around childhood obesity management, diabetes management and childhood safety.

Calhoun is the General Contractor for the 9,000 sqft Phase II expansion of the Shelbyville facility. This will include an additional 12 exam/procedure rooms for primary care as well as the introduction of dedicated Cardio and Orthopedic departments to the facility. Due to the expansion two additional exam rooms will be added to the OB/GYN department

Calhoun performed the overall management of the expansion as well as self-performed the drywall and acoustical ceiling specialties.


Churchill Downs Turf Club

Horse racing in Kentucky dates back to 1789, when the first race course was constructed in Lexington. Almost 100 years later, in 1875, Churchill Downs officially opened its gates in Louisville, and began its tradition as “Home of the Kentucky Derby” and the longest continually running sporting event in America.

Calhoun Construction Services served as the Construction Manager and General Contractor for this Churchill Downs Turf Club renovation. The project included demolition and renovation of the third and fourth floor Turf Club, outdoor bar, 2 new express elevators to the Turf Club and new ultra exclusive speakeasy bar.


Churchill Downs 2nd Floor

Horse racing in Kentucky dates back to 1789, when the first race course was constructed in Lexington. Almost 100 years later, in 1875, Churchill Downs officially opened its gates in Louisville, and began its tradition as “Home of the Kentucky Derby” and the longest continually running sporting event in America.

Calhoun Construction served as the Construction Manager for the 2017 2nd floor renovation project. This project included mass demolition and reconstruction of the second floor restaurant, food service areas, bars and off track betting area.


University of Kentucky Football Training Facility

The new $45 million football training facility appears to be every bit the glittering “one-stop shop” the university promised. The students will now be able to academically do their work, while having the ability to train and they’ll be able to get most with their food within the facility as the university continues to make a commitment to improving all facilities…this is a significant step for the University of Kentucky football program.

Within this vast expansion, Calhoun Construction Services is serving as the drywall and ceiling subcontractor within the 120,000 square foot facility for the University of Kentucky.


Churchill Downs Starting Gate Suites

Horse racing in Kentucky dates back to 1789, when the first race course was constructed in Lexington. Almost 100 years later, in 1875, Churchill Downs officially opened its gates in Louisville, and began its tradition as “Home of the Kentucky Derby” and the longest continually running sporting event in America.

Calhoun Construction Services served as the Construction Manager and General Contractor for the expansion creating 36 new suites. The project included an addition of a new suite tower on top of the existing grandstand, new elevators, bars, and mutuels. The structure for the new tower is dropped through the grandstand and 2nd floor plaza. The project was completed while the track practiced every day and during three meets.


Derby City Gaming

Louisville Downs was a harness track that ran for about twenty five years.

Louisville Downs was the innovator of every promotional gimmick and multiple wagering format in Kentucky. When it closed in 1991 it was bought by Churchill Downs and was converted to a winter training facility for thoroughbreds.

Louisville Downs was the first track in Kentucky to provide phone wagering and full card simulcast wagering.

Calhoun Construction is serving as the Construction Manager/General Contractor for Derby City Gaming. This project consists of an 85,000 sqft facility off Poplar Level Road to accommodate a new form of wagering for the historic racetrack. The facility will house two quick-service, walk-up food venues, and a bar with seating for 50 as well as big screen televisions. It will also have 600 historical racing machines and a player’s club reward center that will offer special perks and benefits, including an exclusive parking area.