Project Portfolio


Industry: Educational Institution

Services: Owner/Architect Project Representation

Duration: 20 months

Estimated Cost: $145,000,000

University Business School

CHALLENGE:  The University’s new donor funded, remotely designed and engineered business school required on-site owner representation and architecture field representative services for timely resolution of constructability concerns.


ACM assisted in:

  • Reviewing and making recommendations on submittals.
  • Reviewing and answering Requests for Information and Construction Change Directives for approval.
  • Observing and reporting project site conditions to the architect and owner.
  • Responsive and responsible research and answers to contractor field questions.
  • Coordinating Mechanical / Electrical / Plumbing above-ceiling issues.
  • Generating punch-list and confirming adequate completion of items.

The 270,000 square foot building contains 12 large tiered classrooms, a two-story 500 seat auditorium, three stories of faculty offices, a colloquium, a gallery, a PHD student cubical area, cafeteria, and a large glass enclosed public winter garden.  Three existing structures were demolished to create the footprint for this new seven-story building which incorporated many sustainable construction strategies.  It achieved a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).