Work is ahead of schedule on the new building going up in downtown Frankfort on the site of the former Capital Plaza Office Tower, which was demolished in March.
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The roof is on the new office building, which has not been named publicly, and the windows are nearly installed.
Furniture installation is projected for late spring 2019 with move-in slated for mid summer, according to Pamela Trautner, spokeswoman for the Finance Cabinet. Final determination of agencies moving in has not been made, she said. It will house 1,500-1,700 state employees in a 387,000-square-foot open-office workplace and will be more energy efficient than the former 28-story, 330-foot tower Capitol Plaza Tower built in 1972.
The Italian marble from the tower will be repurposed in the lobby of the new building. The building also will have a 1,200-space parking garage.