Philadelphia, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 07/24/2015 -- Change is inevitable, especially in a major city. Every company wants to have the biggest building with the best views and newest technologies. And as the Philadelphia skyline undergoes its next growth spurt, Comcast will be able to take those honors with their Comcast Innovation and Technology Center. The 59-story planned structure in Center City Philadelphia will be the tallest building in America, outside of New York and Chicago. Construction of the $1.2 billion state-of-the-art skyscraper is scheduled to be completed in 2017, and it will expand the global headquarters of Comcast, as well as become the new home base for the Four Seasons Philadelphia Hotel, NBC 10 and Telemundo. As the excitement for this amazing example of American engineering and ingenuity grows, Thackray Crane Rental, Inc. is proud to announce their involvement in its construction.
Renowned for their crane rentals in NJ and PA, Thackray Crane Rental, Inc. is putting their years of experience and extensive knowledge of the industry to use while assisting with the Comcast Innovation and Technology Center's construction. This marvel of engineering will boast some of the best views in Philly, a new ground-floor restaurant and concourse, with direct access to SEPTA's Suburban Station, 45 floors of rentable office space, the new location of the Four Seasons Philadelphia Hotel on the top floors and a yet-unnamed but highly-anticipated new restaurant on the last floor. There will be more than 200 rooms, fitness facilities, a spa and event and meeting spaces in the luxury hotel, and the restaurant and lounge will offer unparalleled 360-degree city views from 900-feet off the ground.
Thackray Crane Rental, Inc. provides much more than crane rentals in PA and NJ. They offer warehouse and heavy industrial trucking services, certified operators, indoor warehousing and outdoor storage solutions, fabrication facilities, construction logistics support services and rigging hardware in NJ and PA to manage the strategic placement of heavy equipment and materials. The company is enthusiastic about the opportunity to utilize their specialized skills and knowledgeable services for such a prestigious project.
For more information on Thackray Crane Rental, Inc.'s involvement in the Comcast Innovation and Technology Center project, or to inquire about their extensive services, call 800-34-CRANE or visit their website.
About Thackray Crane Rental, Inc.
As a family owned and operated company, Thackray Crane Rental, Inc. has been providing, operating and maintaining an entire fleet of high-capacity cranes for over 65 years. Headquartered in Northeast Philadelphia, the company provides their valued customers with a multitude of services to complete a project safely and efficiently. Their fleet includes heavy haul tractors, cherry pickers, boom trucks, forklifts, lulls and mobile hydraulic cranes. Customers can request transport, rigging, or rent storage, equipment and cranes for any project in a variety of industries including construction, heating and air conditioning, power generation, petrochemical, communications and road construction.
For more information, please visit http://thackraycrane.com