Construction Projects


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University of Rochester to Expand Laser Lab

The University of Rochester in Rochester, N.Y., recently announced that ground has been broken on a $42-million expansion to its Laboratory for Laser Energetics.

SMCC Science Complex

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Arizona Community College Readies New Science Complex

Construction is complete on a $13.6-million Science Complex at South Mountain Community College in Phoenix, Ariz., according to a recent press release. The complex includes the total renovation of two existing buildings and new construction of a 19,000-square-foot Physical and Life Science Building.

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Kentucky District Opens New Elementary School

Bowling Green Independent Schools in Bowling Green, Ky., recently celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new elementary facility, Rich Pond Elementary School.

Weymouth Chapman Middle School

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New, $163M Middle School to Open in Massachusetts

A new middle school in Weymouth, Mass., is ready to welcome students for the new academic year. Maria Weston Chapman Middle School covers 252,000 square feet and will play home to more than 1,400 students sixth- through eighth-graders, according to a press release.

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UConn Board of Trustees Approves New Residence Hall

The Board of Trustees for the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Conn., recently approved the construction of a new residence hall in south campus.

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Failed Inspection Delays Opening of New Elementary School

The grand opening of a new elementary school for Jefferson County Public Schools in Louisville, Ky., has been postponed after the facility failed to pass a Louisville Metro government inspection last week, according to a district press release.

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STEAM Center Construction at University of St. Thomas Underway

At the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn., construction is underway on a new centralized home for STEAM education. The Schoenecker Center will stand five stories and cover more than 130,000 square feet to integrate the school’s art, science, engineering and innovation programs.

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Penn State Approves Plans for New Liberal Arts Facility

The Board of Trustees at Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Penn., recently approved final plans for the construction of a new, $127.7-million liberal arts building.

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Midland College Breaks Ground on Pre-K Academy

Midland College in Midland, Texas, recently broke ground on a 60,000-square-foot facility designed to address a shortage of early childhood education centers and a shortage of teachers in the area.

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Orange County District to Open 5 New Schools

Orange County Public Schools in Orange County, Fla., will open five new schools in August to accommodate rising enrollment figures, according to a news release.



Harlem Academy interior

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Construction Firm Completes Two Projects for Manhattan Private Schools

A recent news release reports that construction firm EW Howell Construction Group has completed expansion and renovation projects at two private K–8 schools in Manhattan, N.Y.

Zumbro Education District Special Education Center

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Minnesota District to Open New Special Education Facility

The Zumbro Education District in Byron, Minn., recently completed construction on a new special education facility for the district. According to a news release, the $16.47-million, 61,031-square-foot space will serve as a combined learning center for three separate program types for at-risk K–12 students.

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Saddleback College Opens New STEM Facility

Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, Calif., recently opened a new STEM facility on its campus. The Advanced Technology and Applied Sciences (ATAS) building measures in at 52,913 square feet and provides multidisciplinary space for labs and classrooms, general instructional areas, and administrative space.

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Thomas More University Selects Contractor for New Academic Building

Thomas More University in Crestview Hills, Ky., recently announced that it has selected Turner Construction Company as the general contractor for its new Academic Center.

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Idaho Falls Board of Trustees Approves $250M Bond Proposal

Last week, the Idaho Falls School District 91 Board of Trustees approved a $250-million bond proposal that would provide funds to renovate and improve several schools within the district.

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Maine High School Starts Construction on $4.3M Athletic Complex

Kennebunk High School in Kennebunk, Maine, recently began work on a new $4.3-million athletic complex. RSU 21 School Board Chair Art LeBlanc called the project “very exciting and long overdue,” as the existing athletic complex has fallen into disrepair in recent years.

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Virginia Commonwealth University to Build New Honors Dorms

Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va., recently moved forward with plans to build a new residence hall for honors students.

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Arkansas District Begins $140M Renovation, Construction Project

A $140-million renovation and construction project has already begun at three schools within Springdale Public Schools in Springdale, Ark.

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San Francisco Unified School District to Build New Elementary School

The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) recently announced that it is partnering with construction company McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. and architecture firm DLR Group to build a new elementary school in the Mission Bay neighborhood of San Francisco.

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MSU Breaks Ground on Student Activities Center

Michigan State University in Lansing, Mich., recently broke ground on a new student activities center.

Fort Worth Country Day track field project

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Texas Private School Breaks Ground on $3.5M Track & Turf Project

Fort Worth Country Day, a college preparatory school in Fort Worth, Texas, recently announced that ground has been broken on a $3.5-million athletics improvement project.

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Notre Dame Begins Construction on New Residence Hall

The University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., recently announced that construction has begun on a new men’s residence hall to be named the East Quad Men’s Residence Hall.

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UW-River Falls Plans $117M STEM Facility

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls, located in River Falls, Wis., is in the final phases of planning construction on a new, $117-million STEM facility.

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Eastern Michigan University Announces $200M in Campus Housing Projects

Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Mich., recently announced that it has finalized a plan to invest $200 million in a series of on-campus housing projects.

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Rhode Island High School Celebrates Groundbreaking for New Facility

Officials gathered on Friday, June 17, to celebrate a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Rogers High School in Newport, R.I. The school’s existing facility opened in 1957 and was “in the worst shape” in comparison to more than 300 schools around the state, according to local news.

Campus Renovations

Texas Junior High to See Renovations, Conversion to Middle School

Preparations are underway for significant renovations to Westwood Junior High School in Palestine, Texas.

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WKU Regents Approve Multiple Construction Projects

During a special budget meeting last week, the Western Kentucky University Board of Regents unanimously approved four major construction projects for its campus in Bowling Green, Ky.

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Colorado District Completes District-Wide Renovation Project

The Yuma School District in Fort Collins, Colo., recently announced that it has finished a district-wide renovation project that provides modernized facilities for both expanded programming and upgraded security.

Dorothy Thomas Exceptional Center replacement

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Tampa Education Center to See $19.5M Campus Replacement

The Dorothy Thomas Exceptional Center in Tampa, Fla., recently selected construction firm Skanska to lead its $19.5-million campus replacement project.

Campus Renovations

Historic Junior/Senior High School Re-Opens After Major Renovation

Manzanola Junior/Senior High School in Manzanola, Colo., recently debuted a new campus addition and significant renovations to its original building, which was built in 1925.

Swenson Family Hall of Engineering

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Chapman University Debuts New Hall of Engineering

Chapman University in Orange, Calif., recently opened a new home for its engineering school. The Swenson Family Hall of Engineering was created through a 31,000-square-foot interior build-out of the university’s existing Keck Center for Science and Engineering.

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Miami University to Undergo $169M in Summer Construction

Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, is set to see construction work on three major projects totaling $169 million across its campus this summer.

Class of 1982 Engineering and Computer Science Center

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Dartmouth Completes New Engineering & Computer Science Center

The Class of 1982 Engineering and Computer Science Center (Class of 1982 Center) serves as both the largest construction project in the school’s history and the second-largest academic building on campus, according to a news release.

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Texas District Breaks Ground on K–8 Tech Campus

The Manor Independent School District in Manor, Texas, recently broke ground on a new, technology-focused campus that will serve students in grades K–8.

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Clark University Breaks Ground on Multidisciplinary Academic Building

Clark University in Worcester, Mass., recently broke ground on a new academic building that will allow for collaboration across disciplines, according to a press release.

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North Dakota School Board Approves New $94.5M High School

The Mandan School Board in Mandan, N.D., recently approved the construction of a new, $94.5-million high school.

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Indiana District Approves $80M for Two Construction Projects

The Tippecanoe School Corporation in Lafayette, Ind., recently approved $80 million in bids for two district construction projects.

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LSU Vet School Debuts Pet Clinic with “Ribbon-Biting” Ceremony

Officials from the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine in Baton Rouge, La., gathered on Monday, May 9, to celebrate the opening of the new Stephenson Pet Clinic.

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University of Kentucky Receives $5.2M Gift for College of Design

The University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky., recently received a $5.2-million gift from Gray Inc. for the construction of a new home for the College of Design.

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Mercer University Breaks Ground on Pharmacy, Health Sciences Center

Mercer University’s Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional Campus in Atlanta, Ga., recently broke ground on the new Moye Pharmacy and Health Sciences Center.