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Campus Construction

In Progress or Planned: West Grace Street Housing | Student Success Center | University Health Center l Montpelier Hall
Completed: Duke Hall Renovation | University Park | Bioscience Building | Steam Plant | Bridgeforth Stadium 

 

West Grace Street Housing

Details

  • Location: 42 West Grace Street on the Northwest Side of campus
  • On/off campus: On campus
  • Total project cost per square foot: $276
  • Construction cost per square foot: $196
  • Total square footage: 199,277 gross square feet
  • Total project cost: Total project budget is $55 million
  • Total construction cost: Total project budget is $38,996,387
  • Name of the architect/architectural firm: Moseley Architects
  • Interesting features: 1 and 2 bedroom apartment style dorms (2 and 4 occupants); includes full kitchen and living room; retail store and restaurant establishment on first floor
  • Primary use: Student housing
  • Start date: September 20, 2013
  • Scheduled completion date: May 28, 2015
  • Building contractor: Donley's
  • Is the work on schedule? Yes
  • LEED Certification information: LEED Silver Certified 
  • Primary energy source: Electric and gas utilities
  • Energy efficiency: Per state requirements
  • Building facade (i.e., bluestone, brick, etc.): Brick
  • Building capacity: 507 beds
  • Does the new structure replace another building(s)? Former commuter parking lot and "Flats on Walnut Lane" apartments
  • Reasons for any delays? No delays

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Student Success Center

Details

  • Location: MLK Jr. Way and Mason Street
  • On/off campus: On campus
  • Total square footage: more than 250,000 square feet
  • Total building cost: To be determined
  • Name of the architect/architectural firm: Moseley Architects
  • Interesting features: The site includes nine buildings and two parking structures on 15.8 acres.
  • North Campus website
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University Health Center 

Details

  • Location:724 South Mason Street 
  • On/off campus: On campus
  • Total square footage: Approximately 55,743 square feet
  • Total building cost: $11.9 million
  • Name of artchitect/architectural firm: Moseley Architects
  • Health Center website 

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Montpelier Hall

Details

  • The former location of the University Health Center, Montpelier will be demolished during the summer of 2014 to make way for a new building. 
  • Details on the new building will be released in the coming months. 

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University Recreation Center Expansion and Renovation 

Details

  • Location: East Campus
  • On/off campus: On campus
  • Expansion Square Footage: 140,000 square feet
  • Renovation Square Footage:17,500 square feet
  • Total Square Footage: 280,700 square feet 
  • Total project cost: Total project budget is $57 million
  • Projected Completion Date for Expansion: December 2015
  • Projected Total Completion Date: Fall 2016
  • Interesting Features in Expansion
    • Weight, fitness and cardio spaces approximately 2.5 times the size of the current spaces
    • 5 group fitness studios
    • 2 MAC gyms and court spaces with 2 regulation basketball and volleyball courts in each with integrated goals for indoor soccer
    • Special events gym (including batting cages and floor hockey goals)
    • Indoor Track (1/6 mile intended for running and jogging, current 1/9 mile track will be for walking and slower jogging)
    • Fitness and instructional pool with jetted fitness channel, in water volleyball court and basketball hoops
  • Interesting Features in Renovated Area:
    • Adventure Center with climbing wall, bouldering wall, bike repair center, and outdoor equipment checkout (to replace current MAC gym)
    • Demonstration kitchen and wellness instruction (to replace current Fitness 1)
    • Wellness suites with studios for: massage, personal training, assessment, small group fitness (to replace Fitness 2 and group multipurpose studio)
    • Club room: instructional meeting space for up to 200 people (to replace second floor of current MAC gym)
    • Universal Changing/Restrooms (3)
    • Wet/Dry Classroom
    • Expanded D-Lot Parking Lot

Recently Completed

Duke Hall Renovation

Details

  • On/off campus: On campus
  • Cost per square foot: $376.63
  • Total square footage: 114,043 square feet
  • Total building cost: $42,952,117
  • Name of the architect/architectural firm: Clark Nexsen Architects/Engineers
  • Primary use: academic fine arts
  • Start date: Summer 2012
  • Substantial completion date: November 2013
  • Building contractor: Skanska USA
  • Is the work on schedule: Yes
  • LEED Certification information: Target at silver
  • Primary energy source: Campus systems
  • Energy efficiency: Per state requirements
  • Building facade (i.e., bluestone, brick, etc.): Bluestone, glass and clay tile roof
  • Building capacity: 2,123 people
  • Does the new structure replace another building(s)? No

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University Park

Details

  • Location: Port Republic Road
  • On/off campus: Off campus
  • Total square footage: Approximately 85 acres
  • Total building cost: To be determined
  • Name of the architect/architectural firm: Mosely Architects
  • Primary use: Athletics and recreation
  • Start date: November, 15, 2009
  • Scheduled completion date: March 2012
  • University Park Website

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Bioscience Building

Details

  • Location: East Campus
  • On/off campus: On campus
  • Total square footage: approximately 90,000
  • Total construction cost: About $33 million
  • Name of the architect/architectural firm: Einhorn Yaffe Prescott Architects
  • Primary use: Biology and biochemistry
  • Start date: September 2010
  • Scheduled completion: May 2012
  • LEED certification information: Target at silver
  • Primary energy source: Campus systems
  • Energy efficiency: Per state requirements
  • Building facade (i.e., bluestone, brick, etc.): Masonry and precast concrete
  • Does the new structure replace another building(s)? Yes

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Steam Plant Renovation

Details

  • On/off campus: On campus
  • Total building cost: About $7.7 million
  • Primary use: Maintaining indoor climates of university buildings
  • Start date: August 2010
  • Scheduled completion date: November 2011
  • Primary energy source: Campus systems
  • Energy efficiency: Per state requirements
  • Does the new structure replace another building(s)? No

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