Commercial Projects by Market Sector
The Austin Independent School District – AISD Performing Arts Center is a state-of-the-art facility designed specifically to enhance the arts experience for all students and staff. The PAC contains a 1200-seat main auditorium, a 500-seat Black Box Theatre, dance studio, 205 capacity multi-purpose room, kiln room and an individual recording studio.
The brand new Arts & Athletics facilities in Arlington ISD will provide districtwide venues for activities lacking space in high school campuses. 2 buildings: a fine arts center and an athletic complex will serve 8 high schools in Texas.
The Fine Arts Center features a 1,250-seat concert hall & 425-seat theater. The Athletics Complex includes a 1,200-seat multi-functional arena, & a natatorium with a 50-meter pool, warm-up pool & 900 spectator seats.
This project involved the redevelopment of Austin’s old Highland Mall into a thriving new academic community for the Austin Community College system. Phase 1 of ACC Highland transformed the 44-year-old building into a regional workforce center. Phase II opened in 2019 and was the renovation of 415,000 sq. ft., expanding the student capacity to 13,000.
Collin College‘s Technical Campus will be located on approximately 31.8 acres on the north side of Ridgeview Drive and approximately ½ mile west of Alma Road in Allen, Texas. This is new construction of buildings totaling approximately 342,000 SF and will include Advanced Manufacturing, Construction, Health Science, Automotive, HVAC and Welding Programs. The project is currently under construction and the completion date for the project is scheduled for Fall of 2020.
This 2-story conversion of existing South Keller Intermediate School to a new Career and Technology High School. Project included approximately 53,000 sq. ft. of new construction and renovation of approximately 125,000 sq. ft. of existing space. Students in Keller ISD can earn one or more endorsements as part of their graduation requirements at Keller Center for Advanced Learning. There are five endorsement areas from which to choose: Arts & Humanities, Business & Industry, Public Services, Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM), or Multidisciplinary Studies.
The new Sherman high school campus will replace their current high school, and construction is completed. It will serve up to 2,600 9th-12th grade students, providing modern spaces for generations of Bearcats. As the district’s only comprehensive high school, the campus will include core academic spaces, indoor and outdoor athletics, fine arts, and an extensive array of career and technology shops and labs. The campus also features a cafeteria that seats nearly 800 people, an upstairs library, a café, a media center, and an athletic center fit for ESPN. The future campus provides extensive opportunities for students, room for growing enrollment, and numerous safety and security improvements.
Strickland Middle School was established in 1968 in Denton, Texas. A plan to remodel the school was approved in 2018, and construction began in 2019. The building got a facelift and fully opened on August 12, 2021 for use by 951 students in grades 6-8. The 490,000 square foot, 2 story building includes three competition gyms, a fine arts corridor, an outdoor performance space, and several sports fields.
During the 2014-15 school year, the 70,000 sf only TCU all-female residence hall was completely renovated. The interior of the building was completely gutted and rooms, hallways and the front entrance were reconfigured as part of the first major change to the building since it opened in 1957. The renovated Colby Hall with 347 residents is now a LEED Gold certified building for its energy, resource-efficient design and construction measures.
The facility will support the University’s commitment to energy efficiency and green architecture. Inside, students and faculty can take advantage of 9 lecture rooms, a full production studio, a financial markets lab and dozens of study nooks, alcoves, lounges and gathering places. A main floor atrium which opens to the second level brings in natural light from the north, east and west through a full height glass curtain wall system. The space is designed to allow reconfiguration as the campus population and its needs change.
UNT has opened its new $12.6 million biomedical engineering building. Biomedical engineering is one of the fastest growing programs at UNT. The state-of-the-art building will house the Department of Biomedical Engineering and enable distance learning through connectivity and projectors. It will contain two large research labs, three teaching labs and three classrooms, one of which will be tiered and seat approximately 200 students.