Construction Updates Archive

February 2020

Overview of the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center construction site Metal framing of the first floor Waterproofing and backfilling along Tryon
Marriott Hotel and Conference Center:

Construction continues with the forming and pouring of columns and elevated slabs; interior metal framing; and electrical rough-ins. Temporary lighting and the floor sink are installed in the first few floors.

Estimated Completion: Spring 2021

*This project is led by the Division of University Advancement.



Daytime overview of the Science Building construction Interior view of the Science Building Nighttime view of the Science Building construction
Science Building:

The roof trusses and interior framing are under installation, along with the interior spray fireproofing. Construction on the RUP and Data Center (part of the Science Building project) continues with interior painting and the installation of controls.

Estimated Completion: Spring 2021

Photos of the project are updated regularly. View the latest here.



January 2020

Marriott Hotel and Conference Center Construction Marriott Hotel and Conference Center Construction Marriott Hotel and Conference Center Construction Marriott Hotel and Conference Center Construction
Marriott Hotel and Conference Center:

The project continues to take shape as elevated slabs are formed and poured. The storm vaults are installed and the sewer tie in is complete.

Estimated Completion: Spring 2021

*This project is led by the Division of University Advancement.



Science Building Construction Science Building Construction
Science Building:

The steel erection is underway, along with fireproofing, roof decking and parapet framing. Construction on the RUP and Data Center (part of the Science Building project) continues to progress with the installation of controls and interior finishes. Grading and stone for the service yard is complete.

Estimated Completion: Spring 2021

Photos of the project are updated regularly. View the latest here.



November 2019

Interior space of University Recreation Center Interior construction of indoor pool Construction of interior basketball courts Interior hallway of University Recreation Center
University Recreation Center:

The natatorium and exterior landscaping are almost complete; mechanical systems are undergoing testing, balancing and commissioning; and the punch list inspections are underway.

Estimated Completion: Early 2020

Photos of the project are updated every few hours. View the current photos and timelapse here.

 



Exterior construction of the Hotel Mock-up of room exterior Construction to pour slab
Marriott Hotel and Conference Center:

Preparation continues for slab on grade installation by roughing in utilities. Construction progresses by backfilling retaining walls and excavating for underground stormwater detention vaults.

Estimated Completion: Spring 2021

*This project is led by the Division of University Advancement.



Interior construction of the RUP Data Center Foundation walls of Science Overview of Science Building construction
Science Building:

The first level slab-on-grade pour is beginning and a crane was delivered to begin installing the steel. The RUP and Data Center continues to progress with interior painting, boiler testing and installation of controls.

Estimated Completion: Spring 2021

Photos of the project are updated regularly. View the latest here.



Exterior view of Sycamore Hall Interior view of Sycamore Hall Interior hallway in Sycamore
Sycamore Hall Renovation:

The mechanical equipment is being tested while interior doors and hardware are being installed. The flooring is complete, and telecom cabling and outlets will be completed soon.

Estimated Completion: Early 2020



October 2019

Overview of the Hotel construction site Building footings under construction Construction workers installing the footings
Marriott Hotel and Conference Center:

Construction of the project is taking shape, as workers pour columns and retaining walls, and continue with the foundation of the project.

Project completion: Spring 2021

*This project is led by the Division of University Advancement.

 



Overview of Science Building construction site RUP building construction Interior RUP building construction
Science Building:

Construction of this project continues and is quickly taking shape. Building footings and foundation walls are complete and the installation of steel beams will commence in November. The RUP and Data Center roof and exterior brick is complete.

Project Completion: Spring 2021

Photos of the project are updated regularly. View the latest here.

 



Exterior view of Sycamore Hall Exterior view of Sycamore Hall Interior view of Sycamore Hall
Sycamore Hall Renovation:

Renovations continue to transform this former residence hall into office space. After the flooring is soon complete, doors and other hardware will be installed. Telecom cabling should be complete in the upcoming weeks.

Project Completion: Late 2019

 



Interior pool construction in URec Exterior pool construction of URec Interior basketball courts of URec
University Recreation Center:

This project is in the final stages of visible construction. Building finishes are being installed and mechanical systems are being tested. The installation of the gym floor is complete.


Project Completion: Early 2020

Photos of the project are updated every few hours. View the current photos and timelapse here.