Gilbane Inc. (www.gilbaneco.com) is a full-service construction and real estate development company comprising Gilbane Building Company and Gilbane Development Company. Gilbane Building Company is one of the largest construction and program managers in the nation, and provides a full slate of facilities-related services for clients in the life sciences, transportation, healthcare, convention/cultural, government, education, mission-critical, corporate, sports/recreation, and criminal justice markets.
Fueled by a relentless dedication to excellence for 60 years, W. M. Jordan Company provides leadership in construction services to help diverse clients shape Virginia and the Carolinas. We build quality projects, deep relationships, effective leaders, and prosperous communities. We aim to exceed expectations through continual improvement in every facet of our work, building on a foundation of trust. W. M. Jordan Company empowers solutions and delivers results. Our expertise with construction means and methods, Building Information Modeling, sustainable construction, and supplier diversity lead to a quality product, every time.
Whiting-Turner provides construction management, general contracting and design/build services for colleges and universities nationwide. Backed by over 100 years of industry experience, Whiting-Turner provides high quality construction services aimed at exceeding expectations and delighting the customer from first contact to final close out, on all projects large and small.
Marshall Craft Associates is a planning, architecture, and interior design firm that provides services to colleges and universities throughout the Mid-Atlantic from offices in Maryland and Pennsylvania. Your University campus is a complex organism, in which the whole is far greater than the sum of its parts: Research. Academics. Student Life. Housing. Administration. Athletics. No matter what the project, MCA's academic studio seeks appropriate, forward-thinking and people-oriented architectural responses. We contribute in meaningful and sustainable ways to the unique character and vision of your campus community.
VHB has supported more than 200 colleges and universities in meeting their growth and development goals by providing transportation, site/civil infrastructure, and environmental resources solutions. With 24 offices located throughout the east coast, VHB offers the focus and personal attention of a small consulting firm backed by the resources of a 1,400-person, multidisciplinary company. Our passionate, collaborative team of engineers, scientists, planners and designers provide an integrated approach to campus planning and design. We create campus environments that endure.
Ayers Saint Gross is a 140-person architecture and planning firm that engages people and places to create designs that enrich the world. Ayers Saint Gross is organized around multi-discipline practice areas that address college and university issues related to academic buildings, student life facilities, planning, space needs assessment, landscape architecture, interior design, and environmental signage and graphics.
Established in 1973, Bernardon is a regional architectural, interior design, and landscape architecture firm. The people of Bernardon are impassioned listeners, lifelong innovators, and imaginative design leaders. We provide informed design solutions that respond to our clients’ design goals, and we elevate the lives, productivity, and comfort of the users of those design solutions through a process of listening, understanding, researching, synthesizing, and implementing. The long-lasting relationships we create with our clients are a testament to a process that starts with our ability to carefully listen to and understand your vision [DREAM]; to use our skills and imagination to create your solution [DESIGN]; and to foster a collaborative environment to meet and exceed your unique project goals [SUCCEED].
BLT Architects, now in its 55th year of practice, is a integrated architecture and interior design firm specializing in higher education, hospitality, multifamily residential, and mixed use projects. BLTa is ranked in the top 100 architecture firms in 2014 by Building Design + Construction Magazine and is the recipient of the 2014-2017 IDP Outstanding Firm Award.
Bohler provides consulting services for land development projects. As a strategic partner, we integrate multiple disciplines of civil engineering to simplify the development process, providing our clients the information they need to make smart decisions.
Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) provides comprehensive industry-focused consulting services to support the secondary education market. CEC is recognized for delivering innovative solutions for site, building and environmental issues in urban, suburban and rural campus settings. Working alongside facility directors, architects and administrators, CEC addresses their individual programming, design, infrastructure, construction, operational and sustainability requirements. An expanding company with offices nationwide, CEC offers integrated services in the primary practice areas of civil engineering, ecological sciences, environmental engineering and sciences, waste management and water resources.
EwingCole, in practice for over 50 years, is a nationally recognized, fully integrated architecture, engineering, interior design, and planning firm of more than 250 professionals. A multi-disciplinary practice headquartered in Philadelphia PA, we tailor our approach to the specific needs of each project. We take great pride in our body of our work which includes the design of Athletic Training and Recreation Centers, Student Residences, Learning Environments, Libraries, Student Dining Facilities, Performing Arts Centers, Student Healthcare Facilities, and Campus Master Planning and Feasibility Studies.
Glavé & Holmes Architecture is a nationally recognized architecture, interior design, and planning firm located in Richmond, Virginia. We are a leading practitioner of contextual design that is inspired by the specific culture, history and surroundings of a given community or place. Our regionally-focused design practice has cultivated expertise in five studios: Higher Education, Cultural, Hotel & Home, Interior Design, and Urban Architecture, allowing us to provide the resources necessary for a diverse portfolio that involves new buildings, additions and renovations, adaptive reuse of historic buildings, and projects in historic settings. The Higher Education Studio focuses on the design of various types of facilities in academic settings including housing, teaching and learning spaces, student life facilities, administrative offices, visitor’s centers and contextually-sensitive parking structures. Through our design, we support each institution’s commitment to environmental sustainability. As we help academic institutions create a competitive edge through advancing their mission, we address the architectural challenge of creatively embracing current and future expectations of students, administration and faculty.
Education ignites connections that illuminate minds and enrich our world. At HDR, we believe the way we work can add meaning and value to those connections. That ideas inspire positive change. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward. HDR is a firm that specializes in architecture, engineering, environmental and construction services. Our employees, working in 225 locations around the world, push open the doors to what is possible each and every day. We work alongside educators and academic institutions to create great educational experiences that elevate humankind and empower us all to change the world.
HGA is a national multi-disciplinary design firm rooted in architecture and engineering. We believe that the best design starts with deep insight into the people and passions that animate every built environment. Curiosity is the root of our creativity; inspired application of what we learn sets us apart.
In 1977, Hord Coplan Macht was founded with the goal of providing the highest quality architectural, interior design, landscape and planning services to our clients. In 2014, the firm merged with SLATERPAULL Architects in Denver, a respected and well-known architecture practice throughout Colorado and Wyoming. The combined firm employs over 200 people serving clients across the US. We firmly believe in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach to problem solving. Hord Coplan Macht has a diverse studio environment with award-winning higher education studio to serve the diverse needs of our clients. We strive for the highest quality design which will, through the clarity of ideas and sensitivity to the environment, produce a compelling project. We integrate our client’s financial, functional and aesthetic goals into buildings, landscapes and plans that will be a delight to the end user.
Since its founding in 1959, KBE Building Corporation has provided comprehensive preconstruction and construction services to higher education institutions across Eastern US, constructing more than $750 million /3.25 million square feet of academic buildings, residence halls, libraries, recreation facilities, campus maintenance, and more. Regionally located in Maryland and Connecticut, with affiliate offices in NYC, we offer the expertise of 120+ preconstruction and construction professionals, annual billings of $300 million, and an exceptional bonding capacity and safety record.
Newman Architects focuses on architecture for living and learning. Their completed work helps promote community and enrich sense of place at schools, colleges and universities, and in towns and cities, including renovated and new libraries, academic buildings, residence halls, and mixed-use projects. Founded in 1964, with offices in New Haven, Connecticut, and Washington DC, this studio of architects, planners, and interior designers has received over 150 regional and national awards for design excellence in recognition for its contributions to the built environment.
Nitsch Engineering specializes in providing civil, structural, and transportation engineering, land surveying, planning, green infrastructure, and GIS services to meet the master planning and campus design needs of college and universities. With 35% of our revenue from academic projects, we focus on sustainable strategies and cost-effective designs which facilitate the campus growth objectives of our higher education clients while creating unique solutions for sites that respect the natural environmental conditions. Nitsch Engineering is the largest Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) civil engineering firm in Massachusetts, and is also certified as a WBE in New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, and is nationally WBENC certified.
NORR approaches every assignment with the recognition that the spaces we create and the environments we shape have a profound impact on the people who use them. Our mission is to deliver distinctive solutions that are unique to each client. We fulfill these goals and aspirations by engaging our clients in a dynamic, inclusive and creative partnership throughout the planning and design process. And we work collaboratively with all stakeholders to implement solutions that are effective, economical and environmentally responsible. With a staff of over 800, NORR provides architectural, engineering and interior design services from offices throughout the US, Canada and the UK.
Perkins+Will is an architectural firm, with disciplines in strategic, academic and facility planning, urban design, branding and interior design. We have offices in 20 North American and 4 International cities. During the past 20 years, we have worked with more than 250 colleges and universities across the country and the globe. Through research, education, and successful projects, we continue to develop leading expertise that addresses the forces shaping higher education: increasing globalization, advancing technologies, sustainable design, evolving student lifestyles and restricted funding streams. Our practice is diverse, with Centers of Excellence focused on almost every aspect of higher education, from campus planning to the detailing of complex science and research facilities. Our clients, both public and private, range from community colleges and liberal arts institutions to professional schools and research universities.
SFCS Architects is a full-service architectural, engineering, and interior design firm that specializes in the design of education, science + technology, residential, and government facilities nationwide. SFCS was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Roanoke, VA with offices in Charlotte, NC, Philadelphia, PA and Louisville, KY. SFCS has successfully planned, designed and provided services on over 450 educational projects in our 98-year history. The mission of SFCS is to collaboratively design transformative environments that enhance life and promote well-being for all through creativity, innovation and outstanding service.
At Site Resources, landscape architects and civil engineers work together to create exceptional places. Our integrated approach creates a balance between the natural and built environments, uniting the owner’s intent with the long-term wellbeing of communities and the environment. We interweave the expertise of landscape architects and civil engineers throughout the entire design process. While the underlying site characteristics and design aspects of each project differ, this thorough collaboration of disciplines results in the creation of places that satisfy client expectations while preserving the integrity of the land.
As leaders in the design of specialized academic facilities, including student life, professional schools, libraries, classroom, laboratories and research buildings, SmithGroup brings inventive skill, vision, and in-depth understanding of the issues affecting colleges and universities nationwide.
At Strada, we create physical connections that forge social connections. Founded and led by a team of seasoned professionals, Strada is a multidisciplinary design firm where architects and interior designers regularly collaborate with urban designers and landscape architects to create places that people enjoy.
More than a group of designers, Strada’s professionals are trusted advisors. Our individual experiences are deep and wide-ranging. Combined, we have broad resources and talents that give us the flexibility to design any type of building and resolve any challenge.
We employ a holistic approach to design, delivering projects that satisfy program and function, both connecting to the context and making new civic contributions. Inherent in our approach are sustainable practices that save resources and ensure a healthy future for our communities.
We set high standards for creative design, and we seek out clients who share our commitment to quality. We collaborate closely with our clients to achieve success in all of our projects.
Since 1984, The Harman Group has worked with architects and owners on a wide range of structural engineering, parking planning and design and construction engineering projects across many different industries. Our team of professionals includes structural engineers and parking designers, plus a full support staff of BIM technicians and administrative personnel. Engineering excellence, innovative design solutions, quality assurance and economy of design are the four principles upon which The Harman Group’s reputation is built. Because our firm is exclusively focused on complimentary disciplines, we find the best solution to each project through maintaining and expanding on state-of-the-art techniques and industry knowledge.
Critical to the realization of any design solution is an accurate cost assessment that considers the budget available for the project. VJ Associates (VJA) is a full-service construction consulting firm with over 34 years of experience, providing cost estimating and scheduling services throughout the Northeast. Established in 1984, VJ Associates has a full-time staff of over 75 cost estimators, quantity surveyors, project managers, schedulers, and support personnel with multi-disciplinary backgrounds and diverse experience. Our cost consultants are degreed engineers, with many holding advanced degrees in civil, electrical and mechanical engineering. These credentials coupled with the ability to see the “big picture” of a project from Concept through to Construction sets us apart from other cost estimating firms.
VMDO has specialized in architectural planning and design for educational institutions since 1976. With one office in Charlottesville, Virginia, we create community-centered environments that connect people and place through design. We strive to enrich the human experience and the long-term stewardship of our planet by emphasizing the spirit of a place through quality and enduring architecture, sustainable design objectives, sensitivity to sites and landscapes, and design transformations that embody a community’s highest ambitions. Our 70 employees support the firm’s 3 educational design practice areas of K12 Schools, Higher Education, and Athletics + Community.
Serving education clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond, Warfel Construction Company is widely regarded among the industry for its efforts in sustainable building practices, ethical standards, and providing innovative construction solutions. Warfel’s mission is to develop Clients for Life®. We strive to understand the goals of our clients intimately, promote collaborative teamwork, and deliver projects in an efficient manner. Offering a full-spectrum of construction solutions, Warfel services include preconstruction planning, general construction, construction management, design-build, facility maintenance and real estate development.
WR&A is a multidisciplinary architecture, engineering and planning firm serving the mid-Atlantic region since 1915. We have designed hundreds of successful projects over the last 30 years for numerous public and private higher education institutions, and we are focused on providing responsive, dependable, and quality service. With more than 600 professional staff, and all disciplines in-house, we provide integrated building design for renovations and new construction, as well as full site development solutions. Additionally, our team is complemented by personnel with owner-side/university facility management experience, which is advantageous in the long-term planning for the operations and maintenance of college and university facilities.
Today’s most transformative organizations have entrusted WRNS Studio to steward their brands with live / learn / work environments that propel the innovation economy. Our particular expertise in higher education benefits from the latest thinking in learning modalities and how to leverage modern workplace efficiencies and innovation within an academic context. Long-time leaders within the Society for College and University Planning, we engage regularly in the most salient topics informing higher education. Likewise, we bring experience in a variety of collaborative delivery methods, including Public / Private Partnership, CM-at-Risk, Design-Build, Collaborative Design Build, and Lean Construction.
WRT is a planning, landscape, and architectural design firm with offices in Philadelphia, PA and San Francisco, CA. WRT has been serving major educational institutions for over 25 years, with a specialty practice in campus planning, campus landscape architecture, and the design of buildings that support campus life.
Burdette, Koehler, Murphy & Associates, Inc. (BKM) is a full-service mechanical/electrical/plumbing engineering firm located in Baltimore, Maryland. Founded in 1968, BKM is a small business with 44 professional and technical staff, including 16 registered engineers, 4 certified engineers-in-training, and 14 LEED Accredited Professionals. BKM has worked on college and university campuses since our inception, and our project experience comprises of research labs, medical teaching facilities, academic buildings, libraries, student housing, and recreational facilities. Other market sectors include: K-12, healthcare, government, commercial, housing, mixed-use, infrastructure, science & technology, and mission critical. Visit our website to learn more.
GREYHAWK is an award-winning construction management and consulting firm and a leading provider of construction and program management, construction claims management, scheduling, MEP commissioning, and LEED consulting.
JBC Associates, Inc. (JBC) is a professional construction management firm that provides project management, construction management, construction inspection, and disputes resolution services on a variety of projects including transportation, education, health care and research, recreation and cultural, government/public safety and commercial buildings. Recognized experts in the areas of project controls, CPM scheduling, budget analysis, constructability review, risk analysis and mitigation, construction monitoring and claims avoidance, we focus on ensuring project success by providing attention to key project details – quality, schedule and cost.
Founded in 1988, JBC is a certified Woman/ Disadvantaged Business Enterprise and ranks among the Top 100 Construction Management for Fee firms in the United States by Engineering News Record (ENR) magazine.
More campuses, architects, and facility planners rely on THE SEXTANT GROUP as technology adviser and consultant every day. With expertise spanning Audiovisual & Information Technologies, Security, Acoustics, Technical Lighting, and Faculty Development, we offer experience earned from over 1,000 projects on more than 300 campuses across North America. Eleven offices across the US, including New York, Boston, Pittsburgh, Columbus, Raleigh and Washington DC in and around the mid-Atlantic Region. Our visionary and technical leadership will help you make sense of the future in the context of today.