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Learn about Capital Projects for Massachusetts State College Building Authority, including East Campus Commons Air Handler, Main Street Theater Renovations, and Mara Village Access Improvements.

East Campus Commons Air Handler

Bridgewater State University

Project Number: BRI-0863-18
Completion date: Summer, 2019
Status: Construction 
Architect: Pfeufer/Richardson Architects
Construction Manager: Consigli Construction
Project Manager: Paul Forgione, MSCBA

The project is the design and replacement of the East Campus Commons rooftop air handler unit. Per an equipment evaluation by BER Engineering it was determined that repairs to the unit would no longer be adequate to keep the air handler in good operating condition. A replacement of the unit is planned for the end of Summer of 2019.

Main Street Theater Renovations

Fitchburg State University

Project Number: FIT-0828‐18
Completion date: Summer, 2022
Status: Construction 
Architect: ICON
Owner's Project Manager: Pinck & Co.
Project Manager: Leigh Warren, MSCBA

The theater building was constructed in 1927, and has sat abandoned for the past 30 years, during which time it has suffered significant deterioration. This project will begin with Schematic Design and may proceed into Design Development and subsequent phases of the project as approved by the University and subject to the acquisition of financing. The goal of the Schematic Design phase is to identify best and most feasible uses of the theater and abutting commercial space, develop a schematic design to serve those uses, and develop a project cost based on schematic drawings.

Mara Village Access Improvements

Fitchburg State University
Project Number: FIT-0848-18
Number of beds: 328
Completion date: August, 2019
Status: Construction 
Architect: AT Leonard Associates
Construction Manager: Mountain View Landscaping
Owner's Project Manager: Skanska USA Building, Inc.
Project Manager: Leigh Warren, MSCBA

The project is site work and accessibility improvements at Mara Village residential complex at Fitchburg State University.

Recreation Center Roof and Site Work

Fitchburg State University
Recreation Center Site Work
Project Number: FIT-0867-18
Completion date: August, 2019
Status: Construction 
Architect: AT Leonard & Associates
Construction Manager: The Nunes Companies, Inc.
Owner's Project Manager: Colliers
Project Manager: Leigh Warren, MSCBA

The project is site improvements at the Recreation Center at Fitchburg State University.

Recreation Center Roof
Project Number: FIT-0850-18
Completion date: Summer, 2019
Status: Construction 
Architect: Nault
Project Manager: Leigh Warren, MSCBA

The projects is a roof replacement at the Recreation Center, located on the Fitchburg State University campus in Fitchburg, MA.

Russell Towers Bathroom Renovations, Phase 2

Fitchburg State University
Project Number: FIT-0857-18
Number of beds: 444
Completion date: August, 2019
Status: Construction 
Architect: Pfeufer Richardson Architects
Construction Manager: Commodore Builders
Owner's Project Manager: Skanska USA Building, Inc.
Project Manager: Leigh Warren

Gut renovation of approximately 26 residence hall bathrooms and creation of 6 additional new residence hall bathrooms, spread over two (2) towers within the building.
Major demolition at existing bathrooms includes complete plumbing, mechanical, and electrical systems.
New scope includes showers, toilets, sinks, stone counter tops, toilet partitions and extensive ceramic tile finishes. Additionally, project scope will include new exhaust fans and associated duct work.
Project schedule will run from May 20 to August 2, 2019.

Holmes Dining Hall Dish Room Renovation

Fitchburg State University
Project Number: FIT-0844-18
Number of beds: 0
Completion date: Summer, 2019
Status: Construction 
Architect: Miller Dyer Spears
Construction Manager: Walsh Brothers, Inc.
Owner's Project Manager: Colliers
Project Manager: Leigh Warren, MSCBA

Selective demo and renovation of two toilet rooms and a dishroom at the Holmes Dining Hall at Fitchburg State University, along with all required infrastructure and architectural finishes.

West Hall Media Room A/C and Summer 2019 Renovations

Framingham State University
West Hall Media Center
Project Number: FRA-0866-19
Number of beds: 316
Completion date: August, 2019
Status: Construction 
Architect: Dore & Whittier
Construction Manager: One Source Construction, LLC
Owner's Project Manager: C3 – Commercial Construction Consulting
Project Manager: Amanda Forde, MSCBA

Project will add a split system AC system to the West Hall Media Center. This project will be incorporated into the documents being issued for the Summer 2019 Renewals projects. MSCBA will contract the study and architectural services under house doctor procurement. The General Contractor will be procured under Chapter 149. Project will be administered jointly with project FRA‐0871‐19.

Summer 2019 Capital Improvements
Project Number: FRA-0871-19
Number of beds: 979
Completion date: Summer, 2019
Status: Construction 
Architect: Dore & Whittier Architectcs
Construction Manager: One Source Construction, LLC
Owner's Project Manager: C3 – Commercial Construction Consulting
Project Manager: Amanda Forde, MSCBA

Summer 2019 projects on Framingham State Campus will add bottle filling stations in Corinne, Larned, Peirce and Mann Halls. MSCBA will contract the study and architectural services under house doctor procurement. The General Contractor will be procured under Chapter 149. Project will be administered jointly with project FRA‐0866‐18.

Peirce Hall Stairs Renovations

Framingham State University
Project Number: FRA-0869-19
Completion date: Summer, 2019
Status: Construction 

Project includes select improvements to existing stairwells in Peirce Hall including handrails and rubber treads. Egress doors and hardware may also be repaired or replaced. Work scheduled for Summer 2019.

Track & Synthetic Field Replacement

Framingham State University
Project Number: FRA-0834-18
Completion date: Summer, 2019
Status: Construction 
Architect: Activitas Inc.
Construction Manager: Quirk Construction Corporation
Project Manager: Amanda Forde, MSCBA

The project is replacement of the existing synthetic turf field with a new synthetic turf system including 5 sports permanently stitched into the turf, partial reclaim and reuse of existing fill, new drainage and drainage improvements. Disposal of existing track surface with improvements.

Warren Center Capital Planning

Framingham State University
Project Number: FRA-0860-18
Completion date: Summer, 2019
Status: Construction 
Architect: Dore and Whittier Architects
Owner's Project Manager: C3 – Commercial Construction Consulting
Project Manager: Amanda Forde, MSCBA

This project includes the exterior painting and repairs of two buildings at the Warren Center property, in Ashland, MA. Hayden Lodge: Repair of localized areas of rotted siding along the eastern face, and painting of this facade. Warren Center Inn: Repair and replacement of specific windowsills, wood siding and trim at localized areas; painting of the entire exterior façade. DCAM-Certified Painting subcontractors who are also certified as Prime Contractors are encouraged to bid.

Fitness and Recreation Center

Massachusetts Bay Community College
Project Number: MBCC-2018-18
Status: Construction 
Architect: Perkins Eastman
Project Manager: Amanda Forde, MSCBA

Study for a new recreation center at the Massachusetts Bay Community College.

Companies 3-5 Roof Replacement

Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Project Number: MMA-0852-18
Completion date: Summer, 2019
Status: Construction 
Architect: Prellwitz Chilinski
Owner's Project Manager: Waypoint
Project Manager: Paul Forgione, MSCBA

The project is the replacement of the built-up roofs on Mass Maritime Companies 3 and 5, with a single membrane roof system.

Food Service Expansion

Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Project Number: MMA-0841-18
Completion date: Summer, 2019
Status: Construction 
Architect: Prellwitz Chilinski Associates, Inc.
Construction Manager: Collins
Owner's Project Manager: Waypoint KLA, Inc.
Project Manager: Paul Forgione, MSCBA

Addition to the Massachusetts Maritime Academy Mess Deck food prep area. Project includes addition of a walk-in refrigerator and freezer, loading dock, and additional food prep areas with an upgrade to the existing food prep areas, and improvements to the existing air handling system. Additional work includes the creation of a new loading dock and space for two trash compactors at the rear of the site.

Football Softball Field Renovations

Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Project Number: MMA-0856-18
Completion date: Summer, 2019
Status: Construction 
Architect: Activitas
Project Manager: Paul Forgione, MSCBA

The project is the Replacement of the Football Stadium Synthetic Turf System and Softball Field infield at Massachusetts Maritime Academy. Renovations include converting the softball infield to synthetic turf, replacing the stadium field with a new synthetic turf surface. Alternates will include new sports lighting at the softball field and replacement of the natural grass outfield.

Residence Hall Renovations

Salem State University
Project Number: SAL-0832-18
Completion date: August, 2019
Status: Construction 
Architect: Miller Dyer Spears
Construction Manager: Walsh Brothers, Inc.
Project Manager: LeftField Project Management

Renovation of existing bathrooms in Peabody Hall and Bowditch Hall Dormitories originally built in 1960s. Renovations include complete gut and fit-out of bathrooms including expanding floor space into existing elevator shaft, new duct work and plumbing risers and distribution systems, new fixtures, new interior wall layout and finishes. Construction to begin mid-May 2019 and be completed by August 2019.

May Street Building Study

Worcester State University
Project Number: WOR-0868-19
Completion date: Fall, 2019
Status: Construction 
Architect: ARC
Project Manager: Janet Chrisos, MSCBA

Feasibility study services in accordance with Designer Selection Procedures of the Authority for the May Street Building at Worcester State University

Chandler Village Renew or Replace Study

Worcester State University
Project Number: WOR-0845-18
Status: Construction 
Architect: Bruner Cott
Project Manager: Janet Chrisos, MSCBA

Study for the renewal or replacement of the Chandler Village Apartments on the Worcester State University Campus.