10/06/2014 - Groundbreaking scheduled for new six-story office building in Midtown Anchorage (Media Advisory)


October 6, 2014

Contact: Amy B. Slinker

Email: aslinker@pfefferdevelopment.com

Phone: 907.646.4644 Cell: 907.350.3605

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Kuukpik Corporation will officially break ground on a six-story, 60,000 square foot Class A office building in Midtown Anchorage Tuesday, October 7, at 2 p.m. Building construction begins this fall and is scheduled for completion in December of 2015.

Approximately 50,000 sq. ft. of space will be available for lease in the building. Kuukpik Corp., the village corporation for Nuiqsut, will own the building and occupy 10,000 sq. ft. of space for its Anchorage offices. The project team includes commercial real estate developer Pfeffer Development, and design-build team Criterion General and kpb architects.

The groundbreaking ceremony will be held at the project site on 36th Avenue, between the Alaska Communications flagship store and Stewart Title of Alaska. The event will include a traditional Inupiat dance performance by the Inugailik Drummers, followed by remarks and a gold shovel groundbreaking by Kuukpik Corp. and the building’s development team members.

Media is invited to attend the groundbreaking ceremony. Those interested should contact Amy Slinker of Pfeffer Development prior to the event. Media is encouraged to arrive early, as the ceremony and photo opportunity will begin promptly. As a reminder, please wear footwear appropriate for a construction site.

Please park at the west end of the Alaska Communications corporate office parking lot for the Kuukpik Corporation Groundbreaking Ceremony Tuesday, Oct. 7 at 2:00 p.m. After parking, walk to the path that connects to the 600 East 36th Avenue retail building. The event is to the west.

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