The luxurious Trump Ocean Club under con‑
struction in Panama City, Panama, is a 68
story, 2.7 million square foot project with
dramatic concrete elements that resemble
sails. When Symons discussed the project
with General Contractor OPCORP Interna‑
tional, we knew that a system approach
would be necessary to make the project
successful. With the floor footprint, core
and support features changing at every
level, the plan also needed to be versatile.
With an estimated 175,000 cubic yards of
concrete to complete the project, OPCORP
International appreciated the time-savings
provided by the system.
As the construction crew became familiar
with moving the units upward and horizon‑
tally, the pace of core construction began
to outpace floor construction as expected.
The project is currently reported to be on
time, which certainly pleases the owner and