Central Piedmont Community College will break ground this fall on three construction projects being funded from a 2013 Mecklenburg County bond issue. The projects are among ten, totaling about $280 million, funded by the bonds.
In October, CPCC will break ground on Phase 3 at the Levine Campus and Phase 4 of the Harper Campus. The 105,000-square-foot project at Levine, at Interstate 485 and U.S. 74 near the Mecklenburg-Union county line, is being designed by Moseley Architects and built by Balfour Beatty Construction. The 125,000-square-foot project at Harper, in southwest Charlotte near interstates 77 and 485, is being designed by Jenkins Peer Architects and built by Balfour Beatty. Both are expected to be finished in fall 2018.
In November, CPCC will break ground on an 80,000-square-foot new advanced technology center at Central Campus in the Elizabeth neighborhood. FWA Group is designing the center, which will be construction by Rodgers Builders. It is expected to be completed in spring 2018.
The other seven projects being fund by the bonds are:
*The Giles Science Building renovation at Central, which was completed in January 2015. It was designed by LS3P Associates and built by Rodgers Builders.
*Cato Campus Phase 3, which included the addition of 85,000 square feet of space at the east Charlotte campus along E. W.T. Harris Boulevard. The project, completed in January, was designed by Little Diversified Architectural Consulting and built by Rodgers Builders.
*The Central Campus new Student Success Center, a 90,000-square-foot project expected to break ground in March. The architect is Perkins Eastman and the project manager is Rodgers Builders. It’s expected to be completed in spring 2019.
*The Hendrick Automotive Center Expansion at Levine, which will add 13,000 square feet. Balfour Beatty will built the expansion, which is expected to be finished in fall 2019.
*The Basic Skills Education Center at the Central Campus, a 180,000-square-foot building being designed by Bergmann Associates and constructed by Rodgers Builders. It’s expected to be completed in fall 2020.
*Phase 4 of the Merancas Campus in Huntersville, which will add 90,000 square feet and be complete by summer 2020. The addition is being designed by ADW Architects and constructed by Rodgers Builders.
*The Central Campus’s existing Advanced Technology Center renovation and expansion, which will add 85,000 square feet. It’s expected to be finished in summer 2021 and will be designed by Creech and Associates and Morris-Berg Architects, and constructed by Rodgers Builders.