Public higher ed construction isn’t exactly booming but Penn State has a handful of interesting opportunities out now. PSU is looking for qualifications from CM’s for a $67 million data center project (2 buildings actually) in State College & Hershey; and for design/build proposals for a $7 million mushroom research center and $11 million bakery/warehouse expansion in State College. The university is also hiring architects for a $10 million student center in York and a $25 million student enrichment center in Harrisburg.
Down at WVU, the $80 million Ag Sciences Building has gone out to bid to Mascaro, PJ, Turner, Walsh & Whiting-Turner. Iron Mountain is rumored to have selected Turner for the $25 million vault expansion in Boyers, PA. Another round of budgets from 80% documents is expected from Mascaro, PJ Dick & Rycon for Noble Energy’s new 150,000 sq. ft. HQ tenant space in Southpointe.
Highmark selected Landau Building Co. as CM-at Risk for the $15 million imaging project at Jefferson Hospital. Central Catholic has narrowed down the field of architects for its new $15 million STEM building to Astorino, Desmone & Stantec.