What the Client Needed:

  • A financially sustainable approach to the renovation that could be applied to the low-rise residence halls on campus.
  • Amenities that support the way living spaces are utilized.
  • Code compliance issues identified and resolved.
  • Plan to address outdated, unmaintainable, and inefficient systems.
  • ADA accessibility issues resolved, including the addition of an elevator
  • Bathrooms reconfigured for privacy, security, and flexibility.
  • Reconfigured RD/RA offices for greater visibility and staff accessibility.
  • Separate space for the Student Support Office and the Educational Opportunities Program.

Project Specs:

  • Building Area: 47,428 SF
  • Number of Beds: 154
  • Cost of Construction: $9,500,000
  • Cost/SF: $200
  • Cost/Bed: $61,688
  • Construction Completed: 2018
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Attention to detail is great.

Jules LaPointResidence Hall Project Manager, SUNY Plattsburgh

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