Firm Chosen to Construct Tower

Mitsui Fudosan (U.S.A.) has selected Swinerton & Walberg Co., to build its $200-million, 52-story Figueroa at Wilshire Tower. Construction will begin immediately.

Official ground-breaking ceremonies for the 1-million-square-foot structure will take place in mid-February as a major landmark project in the construction firm's 100th anniversary year.

Gerald D. Hines Interests, Houston, will serve as development manager at the site, on the northwest corner of Figueroa Street and Wilshire Boulevard.

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