Projects

In Design or Bid

Career Development Employer Handshake
This project will create a more accessible and convenient location for students and potential employers to meet in the Plemmons Student Union.  Currently, the Career Development Center offices are divided between two locations on campus.  Consolidating offices in a place where more...
Exterior App Heights
The goals of this project are to repair / replace any failing equipment, piping, controls, etc. in Appalachian Heights Residence Hall and to redesign the building's HVAC system to control building humidity. 
Caretaker with Children
The Child Development Center currently serves 68 children. This project will increase the number of infant/toddler  accommodations by 40 - 50 children by adding a 3,000 SF prefabricated building to the current Child Development Center.  New sidewalks and upgrades to exterior playground...
Aerial of Sanford Mall
In conjunction with the renovation of Sanford Hall, the utility corridor serving Sanford Hall is being reconfigured. Hot water and chilled water lines for HVAC are being rerouted from the Regional Utility Building located behind the University Bookstore  through Sanford Mall. 
Track Tennis Softball Relocate
The project relocates the university track, softball and competition tennis facilities from the area approximate to the football stadium to the App 105 property.  All named sports will benefit from improved facilities.  Tennis facilities will include six indoor and six outdoor courts....
Studies are currently underway to determine: 1. How daylighting Boone Creek--which is currently piped under the Peacock/Duncan parking areas--might be accomplished 2. The optimal location and size of a Peacock Parking Deck 3. How best to improve Walker College of Business (Peacock Hall)...

Underway

Kidd Brewer Turf Replacement
In order to improve spaces for both the football team and the track team, and to provide ample space for the footprint of the new End Zone Facility (currently under construction), the track previously encircling the football field at Kidd Brewer Stadium is being relocated to the App 105 Property....
Students in Varsity Gym
This project will replace failing HVAC equipment and correct numerous heating and ventilation issues within the 50 year-old gymnasium.  The new systems will improve indoor air quality and energy efficiency, particularly in dance studios and the heavily-used gym space. 
Exterior of Appalachian Panhellenic Hall
This project is the modernization of the two elevators and associated elevator equipment room serving Appalachian Panhellenic Residence Hall.  The project brings the elevators into compliance with the latest safety and ADA codes while improving both reliability and energy efficiency with the...
Garwood Hall
This project is being executed using the services of Terracon (Engineering) and WNC Roofing.  It includes the installation of a new standing metal roofing and sub-purlin framing of the existing metal roof in multiple locations, and the removal and replacement of metal roofing at two canopies...
Kidd Brewer Stadium – North End Zone
Identified as the “mixed-used athletics facility” project in the Master Plan 2025 (link to p. 96), or sometimes referred to as “the end zone project,” this initiative will transform the north end zone of Kidd Brewer Stadium into a facility providing approximately 88,...
Residence Hall Construction (Near Stadium Drive)
This major housing project will renovate or replace seven residence halls: Bowie, Coltrane, Eggers, Gardner, Winkler, Justice and East. All but East Hall are located on the west side of campus. Winkler Hall was demolished in 2014, and six others have been recommended for removal due to extensive...
Rendering of Sanford Post Renovation
This project will completely renovate and modernize the 50-year-old Sanford Hall. The 73,913 gross square feet facility supports approximately 4,600 students per day (including all STEM students). The renewal project will replace the single elevator with a double elevator system--pictured in the...

Recently Completed

Child Development Center
The Child Development Center offers high-quality, affordable care to 68 children and has a current waitlist of nearly 100 families.   A feasibility study was commissioned to determine the ideal location--including the possibility of expanding the current location on Poplar Grove Road--to...
Stadium Deck
This multi-story parking deck located in the footprint of the former Winkler Residence Hall opened on August 14, 2019 and provides parking to 477 cars.    The deck is equipped with 10 emergency call stations, 52 cameras, LED lighting, emergency standby power for the interior and exterior...
Blue Ridge Way
This wide, bricked pedestrian path opened in August 2019 and connects the stadium parking deck to the Schaefer Center.  It doubles as a secondary vehicular exit during high-intensity events like football games and concerts.  The path skirts one of the largest, oldest trees on campus and...
Garwood Hall Lab & Academic Space Renovation
This project consisted of a $2.3 million renovation of computer and research labs, as well as lecture halls, inside Garwood Hall (formerly CAP Science.) The project was executed by Greene Construction Co Inc.