Top 10 College Construction Projects

The following are the largest recent and ongoing construction projects at Arkansas colleges. Costs are estimates except for completed projects.

 

1 Football Operations Center

College: University of Arkansas

Completion: Summer 2013

Size: 82,000 SF

Cost: $42.8 million

Builders: FlintCo LLC, contractor; Populous Inc., architect

 

2 Vol Walker Addition

College: University of Arkansas

Completion: August 2013

Size: 30,700 SF

Cost: $38.9 million

Builders: Baldwin & Shell Construction Co., contractor; Marlon Blackwell Architect, architect

 

3 Humanities and Social Sciences Building

College: Arkansas State University, Jonesboro

Completion: May 2013 (shell building only)

Size: 120,000 SF

Cost: $35.5 million

Builders: Tate General Contractors Inc., contractor; AMR Architects Inc., architect

 

4 Fine & Performing Arts/Humanities Center

College: Pulaski Technical College

Completion: 2014

Size: 100,000 SF

Cost: $30 million

Builders: CDI Contractors LLC, contractor; Jackson Brown King Palculict Architects, architect

 

5 Student Life Project

College: Arkansas State University, Jonesboro

Completion: Various

Cost: $28.3 million

Builders: Various

Note: Includes construction of sorority housing, expansion to honors housing and improvements to Kays Hall dorm

 

6 Ozark Hall Renovation

College: University of Arkansas

Completion: August 2013

Size: 85,428-SF addition

Cost: $27 million

Builders: VCC, contractor; Wittenberg Delony & Davidson, architect

 

7 Facility Improvements

College: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Completion: Various

Cost: $25 million

Builders: Various

Note: Includes finishing of shell space on hospital's ninth floor and Cancer Institute's eighth floor and remodeling of surgical suite in Ward Tower

 

8 Founders Hall

College: University of Arkansas

Completion: August 2013

Size: 77,000 SF

Cost: $23.8 million

Builders: Clark Contractors LLC, contractor; Witsell Evans & Rasco, architect

 

9 West Residence Hall

College: University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Completion: Fall 2011

Size: 107,000 SF

Cost: $23 million

Builders: Baldwin & Shell, contractor; WER, architect

 

10 Central Energy Plant expansion

College: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Completion: Fall 2012

Cost: $22 million

Builders: Clark Contractors LLC, contractor; TME Inc., engineer