What the Client Needed:

  • To help alleviate the housing shortage, the College decided to return an academic building back into its original use as a residence hall.
  • Amenity spaces comparable to current housing design trends.
  • Reconfiguration of the community bathrooms to meet code requirements and privacy preferences.
  • Enhancements of the connection between Bishop Hall and Porter Quad.
  • Updated finishes throughout the residence hall.
  • DASNY project (Dormitory Authority of the State of New York)
  • Buffalo Business First 2019 Brick by Brick finalist – Collegiate category
  • Project achieved USGBC LEED Silver Certification

Project Specs:

  • Building Area: 44,688 SF
  • Number of Beds: 204
  • Cost of Construction (Projected): $12,000,000
  • Cost/SF: $268
  • Cost/Bed: $58,823
  • Construction Completed: 2018
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The team at Mach was very communicative. They were always open to phone calls to hear concerns.

Kris KaufmanManager of Facilities Maintenance and Repair, Buffalo State College

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