New Construction

Trustees OK financing for new U of Florida dorm

A new dormitory designed with special features to accommodate students with "multiple handicap challenges" is one step closer to becoming a reality at the University of Florida. The UF board of trustees unanimously authorized a $25 million finance plan for the 82,000-square-foot, 255-bed dormitory. It must go to the Florida Board of Governors for final approval.

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The Big(ger) Picture: Why Integrated Master Planning Works—And Who to Get Involved

At The Ohio State University, the term “master plan” is obsolete. That’s because what traditional master plans often lack—input from an institution’s academic and finance folks—are an integral part of the One Ohio State Framework Plan, shares Amanda Hoffsis, senior director of physical planning.

Boston College Set To Open New $78M Academic Building

For the first time in 45 years, Boston College will soon open a new academic facility on the main part of its Chestnut Hill campus.

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Northern Ky. Community College Invests $81.5M in New Campus

Gateway Community & Technical College (Ky.) is investing an ambitious $81.5 million into a new urban campus in the hopes it will become the foundation for urban economic development in Covington. The new campus itself will be nestled in roughly a six-block area in Covington's Central Business District. Gateway buildings and partnerships are expected to spread throughout northern Kentucky's largest city, filling up long-vacant storefronts and bringing new foot traffic for existing businesses - and, hopefully, new ones.

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Harford CC Should be Cautious about Future Building

As the cost of a college education has pushed ever upward, Harford Community College (Md.) has been seen increasingly as a bargain, and legitimately so. For a fraction of what it costs per credit hour at most four-year colleges, even four-year state colleges, HCC students can get their basic credits and familiarize themselves with a college routine. While the price is lower, the quality of the education isn't.

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Renovated Broward College Building Comes With A Crime Lab And Gun Range

Broward College’s Institute for Public Safety will offer classes in law enforcement, corrections, fire science and criminal justice.

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AERCO Introduces Latest Generation of Esteem 399 Wall Hung Boilers

AERCO International, the originator of modulating condensing technology for commercial applications, announces the availability of the AERCO Esteem 399 wall hung condensing boiler with TriMax Control, allowing the Esteem to offer advanced features with unmatched ease of use and installation.

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Student Growth At Area Universities Results In New Dorm Construction

Growing student enrollments at area colleges have resulted in the construction of new dorms and privately owned off-campus apartments.

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Kalamazoo College's New Fieldhouse Aims To Be Most Efficient On Building Campus

The only similarity between Kalamazoo College’s old athletic Calder building and the new 25,000 square foot facility at Angell Field Athletic Complex is the college calling them "fieldhouses."

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Choate Selected for Elon University’s Global Village

Choate Construction Company has been selected to construct Elon University’s Global Village project. Consisting of five residence halls and one amenities / student activities building, the phased construction will commence in late July 2012 with phased delivery dates in August 2013 and August 2014.

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