Biotechnology Center of Excellence & Parking

Natural & Life Sciences

Proposed Bond Project Information

Cost Estimate: $17,560,000

Construction Start Date: May 2021
Bond Issuance Date: April 2021
Estimated Completion Date: June 2022
Architect: Clark Nexsen
Construction Manager-At-Risk: The Christman Company
Building Square Footage: 33,000
Operating Impact: $186,490

Biotechnology View from SW1 5-11-20

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

Click on the description to see information regarding bond project progress.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held on May 7, 2021 to signify the construction of the Biotechnology Center of Excellence at Alamance Community College. Alamance Community College administrators, elected officials, and industry leaders attended the ceremony. Attendees donned construction helmets and silver-plated shovels. Construction is set to start by the end of June 2021, with a target completion date in Fall 2022.

BCOE Groundbreaking Shovels


Chairman BCOE Speech

BCOE Groundbreaking