Biotechnology Center of Excellence

Natural & Life Sciences

Proposed Bond Project Information

Cost Estimate: $9,100,000

Project Start Date: April 2019
Bond Issuance Date: September 2020
Completion Date: August 2021
Operating Impact: $133,301 (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

Phase 1B Capital Project Timeline

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Biotechnology Center of Excellence
Bond Project Updates

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At their Aug. 12th meeting, the Board of Trustees accepted the recommendation of the Building & Grounds Committee to select a Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) firm for their Center of Excellence and Parking Deck projects. The top three candidates were ranked and all three are submitted to the NC School Construction Office, which will negotiate their contract with ACC. The three construction firms, ranked in preferential order, are:
1. The Christman Company
2. Vannoy Construction
3. Rodgers Builders, Inc.