University of Louisville Building Pediatric Center


(07/19/2016)
The University of Louisville (UofL) Foundation began construction on a new, 170,000-square-foot pediatric medical office building on July 18. An official groundbreaking ceremony for the project will be held later this fall, according to a statement.
 

The Gold Standard in Program Management: Part 1

By Christopher S. Dunlavey
(06/30/2016)
Across the nation, school districts from big cities to outer suburbs face massive and growing needs for capital investment in their facilities. To varying degrees, they are recognizing and responding to these concerns by planning for bond issues, applying for state funding and developing facility master plans. Most districts are only partly aware, however, of the scale and complexity of the challenges they face in implementing these programs successfully.
 

The Gold Standard in Program Management: Part 2

By Christopher S. Dunlavey, FAIA
(07/19/2016)
Across the nation, school districts from big cities to outer suburbs face massive and growing needs for capital investment in their facilities. To varying degrees, they are recognizing and responding to these concerns by planning for bond issues, applying for state funding and developing facility master plans. Most districts are only partly aware, however, of the scale and complexity of the challenges they face in implementing these programs successfully.
 

Los Angeles Valley College Debuts New Student Center

By Jessie Fetterling
(06/30/2016)
Los Angeles Valley College (LAVC) in Valley Glen recently debuted its new 66,000-square-foot, two-story Monarch Student Center, which is intended to provide a home-away-from-home for students on campus. Designed by Irvine, Calif.-based LPA Inc., the new Monarch Student Center replaces the previous student center located on the same site. The earlier building was very small, outdated and lacked several student amenities, according to Steve Flanagan, principal at LPA Inc., and was demolished to make way for the new Monarch Student Center and a parking structure. The new facility includes a bookstore, dining hall, student health center and student lounge.
 

Window Films and Screens: A School Safety Alternative

By Anthony J. Van Gorp
(06/28/2016)
Consultants of the Crown Point, Ind.-based Van Gorp Group recently attended the Indiana Association of School Business Officials (IASBO) conference held in French Lick, Ind., May 11-13, where many attendees were pricing bullet resistant glass for their school entryways. Van Gorp Group is dedicated to protecting children and schools, but also to providing cost effective security alternatives. As a risk management/security company, we specialize in neutralizing threats and protecting people, property and identifying risk.