Biotechnology Center of Excellence & Parking

Natural & Life Sciences

Proposed Bond Project Information

Cost Estimate: $17,560,000

Project Start Date: March 2019
Bond Issuance Date: January 2021
Completion Date: June 2022
Operating Impact: $149,951 (August 2022)

Center of Excellence

Center of Excellence (30,000 SF):
Net 12,000 SF = 12 Labs/Classrooms at 1,000 SF Net 8,000 SF = 1 Multipurpose at 2,000 SF, 4 Incubator/Breakout Spaces at 1,500 SF

  • Biotechnology
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
  • Histotechnology
  • Cytotechnology
  • Food Science

Possible Ideas to incorporate into the new Center of Excellence Building: 

  • State-of-the-Art Teaching Classrooms / Instructional Labs
  • Co-working space to foster innovation
  • Incorporation of offices, common /conference areas, and event spaces
  • Greenscapes / Greenhouse areas
  • Coffee Shop / Snack Area

Parking Area (350+ Spaces):
• Public Safety Substation
• Projected Enrollment Growth
• Offset Displaced Parking of New Construction

Biotechnology Center of Excellence &
Parking Deck
Bond Project Updates

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At the February 27 Oversight Committee Meeting, Clark Nexsen presented an updated timeline summary, guiding principles, program summary, and two schematic drawings of the Biotechnology Center of Excellence. As of 4-28, the schematic designs for the Center of Excellence have been submitted and are under review at the State Office of Construction.

Clark Nexsen Presentation 2-26-20