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Albert B. Alkek Library 7th Floor Wittliff Collection Expansion

Albert B. Alkek Library 7th Floor Wittliff Collection Expansion

Feasibility Study: Facility Programming and Consulting
CIP Cost: $5,600,000
Programmer: Facility Programming and Consulting    
Architect: McKinney York Architects
Total Project Cost (DD): $4,700,000 (Projected)
Contractor CM@R: JE Dunn General Construction
Design Development Approval: November 2018 (Actual)
GMP Approval: February 2018 (Projected)
Construction Start: March 2018 (Projected)
Construction Completion: Spring 2020 (Projected)
Occupancy: Spring 2020 (Projected)

In the Construction Documents Phase. Facilities Programming and Consulting completed the Architectural Space Program for the Albert B. Alkek Library 7th Floor Wittliff Collections Expansion project.  The project has a TPC of $4.7 million for Phases 1 and 2.  The scope of work includes additional collection/gallery spaces, as well as additional collection support spaces, including reading rooms, a meeting room, a photo workroom, and storage rooms, among others.  The project is an interior renovation and an upgrade of the building spaces.

Status:  McKinney York Architects of Austin is the design team and JE Dunn Construction is the CMR.  The design of the $4.7 million project was approved in November 2018. The Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) is being targeted for System review and approval in February 2019.  The Construction Phase will begin in March 2019.

Next Milestone: The next milestone is the Construction Notice to Proceed (NTP).