Project Portfolio


Industry: Educational Institution

Services: Owner Representation, Consulting

Duration: 12 months

Estimated Cost: $160,000,000

University Athletics Competition and Performance Facility

CHALLENGE:  The University needed permanent space for athletes. A ground-breaking large donation permitted delivery of this facility in 2015; which opened in January 2019.

The project holds five sport venues and includes 280,000 square feet of athletic space for nearly two-thirds of the University’s athletes.  ACM was enlisted to keep the project on time and constructed according to the Owner’s specifications.

SOLUTION:  ACM was retained by TMP Architecture (Architect of Record) to provide full-time, on-site architectural project representative consultant services for the University project.

ACM’s Field Representative:

  • Reviewed and recommended solutions for RFIs and CCDs;
  • Observed and communicated project site conditions to project team;
  • Extensively researched and answered contractor field questions on a daily basis;
  • Participated in the punch-list process.

The project had over 2,000 RFIs and 500 change orders; was budgeted for $160,000,000 with a final cost of $168,000,000.

ACM brought the project to a successful close for the Owner and architect, winning the 2018 Washtenaw Contractor’s Association’s Pyramid Award for Best Project Team.