No Bovis for Landmark... yet

news-bovisThe sign, which the Newsplex captured for a broadcast story, no longer flies at the Landmark site.

A sign suggesting that building might soon resume at the dormant Landmark hotel site caught the attention of officials with Bovis Lend Lease, but the construction firm says it's just a hoax, one that's as big a mystery to Bovis as anyone else.

"We're not involved in the project in any way," says Bovis spokesperson Mark Roy from the the company's Bethesda, Maryland office. He notes that the sign shows a longer corporate name that was abandoned in 1998– though he says he's amused by the stir, including a May 26 story on Channel 19.

"Obviously, you guys want the job done," says Roy. "We'd be happy to do it. Tell the owner to call us."

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Is calling them a good idea ?
from Wikipedia link above:
"In 2008, the company and a subcontractor were charged with numerous safety violations after a fire broke out at the Deutsche Bank Building, a skyscraper being demolished in Manhattan, which killed two firefighters. [6]"
( The New York Times, February 20, 2008. Bank Tower Contractors Accused of 44 Violations. By WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM and CHARLES V. BAGLI)