University of Florida Residence to Support Entrepreneurs

By Lindsey Coulter
Construction on the University of Florida’s (UF) new 97,000-square-foot Infinity Hall marked an important milestone on Jan. 30 when the structure reached its full height. The construction team of Brasfield & Gorrie of Jacksonville, Fla., celebrated the event alongside school officials with a topping-out ceremony.

San Diego Universities Plan Upgrades, New Construction

Both the University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego) and the University of San Diego (USD) will embark on construction and renovation projects in 2015.

University of Florida Completes New Business Building

The University of Florida’s new $22.8 million, state-of-the-art Heavener Hall School of Business building recently welcomed its first students. The three-story, 57,000-square-foot facility serves as the new home for 2,800 undergraduate students enrolled in the Warrington College of Business Administration and brings all college activities under the same roof for the first time.

Green Bonds Fund University of Cincinnati Renovation

In December, the University of Cincinnati (UC) became the first public university in the country to issue Green Bonds for new construction. Then, the school began issuing the Series 2014C bonds to support the majority of costs related to the $35 million renovation of Scioto Hall.

OSU to Build $60 Million Forestry Complex

Oregon State University (OSU) leaders announced an initiative earlier this month to construct a $60 million forestry complex.

Texas Universities Seek Billions for Construction, Renovation

A number of universities across Texas are seeking funding for multi-million construction and renovation projects in the coming legislative session, adding up to approximately $3 billion in funding requests.

Rhode Island Universities Break Ground on Nursing School

The presidents of three Rhode Island universities — alongside a number of political, educational, design and construction representatives — broke ground Dec. 15 on the new Rhode Island Nursing Education Center.

University of Wisconsin Selects Science Facility Design Team

University of Wisconsin La Crosse leaders have selected the collaborative of SmithGroupJJR, headquartered in Detroit, and local partner River Architects of La Crosse to design the university’s new $82 million instructional science facility.

Vaughn College Completes $40 Million Renovation

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology recently completed a sweeping, multi-phased expansion and renovation that introduced a number of modern upgrades to the more than 70-year-old campus.

Syracuse Law School Moves into New Home

Syracuse University celebrated the grand opening of Dineen Hall in September, marking a new era for the school’s College of Law.