May 16, 2016 – May 23, 2016

Industry Related Reports

 National News

Local News

Colorado

  • Construction Continues on New Colorado State University Stadium
    “The $220 million stadium and adjacent $18 million academic space is scheduled to open in time for the 2017 football season. The stadium, one of six major projects currently under construction on the Colorado State University campus, will have 36,000 seats and total capacity of 41,000, officials have said….”

Florida

  • Hillsborough Community College Gets Corporate Support for Center
    “Workers with skills in transportation and logistics are in high demand in Florida, with more than 50,000 jobs expected in these fields through 2020. To meet the demand, Hillsborough Community College has been building out a regional Advanced Transportation Technology Center (ATTC), a program that will now be completed through a $1 million grant from JPMorgan Chase & Co.—the largest-ever corporate contribution to the College….”

Nevada

New York

North Carolina

  • Wake County School Board Reviews $1.99B Building Program
    “School administrators presented last week two scenarios, each costing $2 billion, for a building program that would cover 2017 to 2023. But board members raised concerns that the construction of a new middle school in Cary and renovation of East Wake Middle School might not both be completed by 2020….”

Oregon

  • OSU President: Cascades Campus Needs Expansion Funding
    “Oregon State University President Edward Ray called Tuesday night for an infusion of state support for facilities and infrastructure on OSU’s expanding OSU-Cascades campus and for the university to achieve aggressive student success strategies by 2020….”

Texas

  • $29M Residence Hall Under Construction at Texas Tech
    “Texas Tech is preparing to break ground on a new residence hall, located just behind the Rawls College of Business. The $29 million building will house more than 300 honors students and will be Texas Tech’s 19th dorm. Some of the new dorm’s standout features include a Starbucks, 15 learning spaces, and a fully-equipped classroom….”
  • Dallas ISD Moving Forward with School Construction at Higher Cost
    “Dallas ISD will move forward with plans to build additions at several schools despite increased costs due to an influx of school construction in the area….”

World News

  • Singapore Firm Plans Purchase of Santa Fe University of Art and Design
    “The Santa Fe University of Art and Design, a for-profit school that launched in 2010 on the former campus of the College of Santa Fe with a mission to become a leader in arts education — and in recent years has been lauded for its performing arts and film programs — could be changing hands….”