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Higher Education - Projects & Experience

Northwestern University - Evanston, IL
Various Locations
Cost Estimating / Value Engineering Services
Wieboldt Hall
Wieboldt Hall

Wieboldt Hall: Rehabilitation of 5 floors, including an addition of 3 new floors, replacement of the existing façade with new limestone veneer and build-out of numerous other areas including library and lecture halls. Actual construction costs rose due to changes in the specifications following our pre-construction estimates. Vistara provided detailed rehabilitation and construction cost estimates by means of in-house take-off analysis utilizing the 16 CSI divisions.

Projects: Type: Size:
Wieboldt Hall Renovation/New 65,000 SF
Annie May Swift Hall Rehabilitation 27,000 SF
Deering Library Assessments 96,000 SF
Technology Center Renovation
Transportation Center New Construction

Library Assessments: Multiple Estimates to establish the Budgets based on the Feasibility Analysis Study for Northwestern's Historically Sensitive Library Buildings (total 7 Buildings). The Renovation/Rehabilitation of these libraries target the needs of increased Archival Storage and to accommodate Information Technology.

Annie May Swift Hall
Annie May Swift Hall

Deering Library
Deering Library

Swift Hall (School of Communication): Complete renovation (vacated building) of existing offices, graduate rooms and a large Auditorium/ theater, including entire replacement of the MEP system, life safety, telecommunications systems upgrades and the installation of an elevator and enclosed stair. Including historic restoration of the exterior.