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The FPDC Capital Projects team manages the planning, budgeting, scheduling, programming, design and construction of all major capital (new or renovation) projects on Texas State University campuses.

The FPDC Special Projects team provides planning, design, estimating, and construction contract services for alterations, renovations, remodeling, and major repairs to Texas State University structures and properties.

Current FPDC Projects

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  • Programmer: Facility Programming and Consulting     
    Architect: Atkins Architects
    Total Project Cost (DD): $31,200,000
    Total Project Cost (CIP): $41,425,366    
    Contractor CM@R: Vaughn Construction
    Design Development Approval: February 2018 (Actual)
    GMP Approval: April 2018 (Actual)
    Construction Start: May 2018 (Actual)
    Construction Completion: January 2020 (Projected)
    Occupancy: Spring 2020 (Projected)

    With a TPC of $31.2 million, construction of the LBJ Student Center Expansion project began in June 2018. The expansion will include a refurbished main entry lobby, a second ballroom, conference rooms, meeting spaces, shared spaces for informal student gatherings and study spaces, a new lounge area, an expanded and renovated Welcome Center, an Alumni Center, and improved circulation within the expansion and renovated areas. The new mechanical, electrical, and plumbing building infrastructure systems will integrate with the building infrastructure upgrades made during the recent LBJ Student Center renovations.

    Status: The Welcome Center and Alumni Center work is complete and is occupied.   Finishes are being finalized, and the final site work is underway on the exterior.  The project is 85% complete.  

    Next Milestone: Perform punch-list of Level 2 improvements (Student Diversity & Inclusion).

  • Programmer: Facility Programming and Consulting    
    Architect: Barnes Gromatzky Kosarek, Austin, TX
    Total Project Cost (DD): $96,760,000
    Total Project Cost (CIP): $132,252,870    
    Contractor CMR: Vaughn Construction
    Design Development Approval: May 2019 (Actual)
    GMP Approval: TBD
    Construction Start: TBD
    Construction Completion: TBD
    Occupancy: TBD

    Facilities Programming and Consulting completed the Architectural Space Program for the Hilltop Housing Complex. The scope of work included the demolition of Hornsby and Burleson Halls, construction of a new housing complex on the Hilltop area of the San Marcos Campus, and utility upgrades.      

    Status: The project includes upgrades to the utilities to support the Hilltop Housing Complex project, future Hilltop academic and research buildings, and other campus-wide needs.  The TPC for the utility upgrades is approximately $5 million.  Barnes Gromatzky Kosarek Architects is the A/E, and Vaughn Construction is the CMR. The utility portion of this project is underway at 2% complete.

    Next Milestone:  Construction of the utility upgrades is underway with substantial completion in spring 2020.

  • Programmer: NA    
    Architect: Perkins Will (Sink Combs Dethlefs); Denver
    Total Project Cost (DD): $7,400,000
    Total Project Cost (CIP): $3,000,000    
    Contractor CSP: Vaughn Construction
    Design Development Approval: February 2018 (Actual)
    CSP Approval: February 2019 (Actual)
    Construction Start: May 2019 (Actual)
    Construction Completion: Spring 2020 (Projected)
    Occupancy: Spring 2020 (Projected)

    The Multi Use Recreation Fields includes two playing fields and a support building.

    Status: Perkins+Will is the A/E and Vaughn Construction is the General Contractor.  The Construction Phase is underway with completion of the site grading and irrigation.  Construction of the support building and installation of the perimeter fencing is underway.  The project is 55 percent complete.  Substantial Completion is anticipated by spring 2020.

    Next Milestone: Sod playing fields by November 2019.

  • Programmer: Brown Reynolds Watford Architects
    CIP Cost: $6,125,000

    The Round Rock Campus Services Building is on the CIP.  A Feasibility Study was completed in July 2019 resulting in a project size of 12,568 GSF and Total Project Cost of $6,125,000.  This project will fulfill the dedicated facility needs for Facilities staff, receiving and warehouse services, the Environmental, Health, Safety and Risk Management Department , Parking Services, Mail Services, University Police Department, the Office of Distance and Extended Learning, and the IT Department. The Request for Qualifications for the Architect and Contractor were received in September 2019.  Final selection is pending.

    Status:  Selection of Architect and Contractor.

  • Programmer: Facility Programming and Consulting    
    Architect: TBD
    Total Project Cost (DD): $9,000,000 (Projected)
    Total Project Cost (CIP): $7,000,000    
    Contractor CMR: TBD
    Design Development Approval: November 2020 (Projected)
    GMP Approval: February 2021 (Projected)
    Construction Start: February 2021 (Projected)
    Construction Completion: June 2022 (Projected)
    Occupancy: July 2022 (Projected)

    This project will include a new building for the University Police Department (UPD) of approximately 20,987 GSF, and will re-locate UPD from its current home in Nueces to make room for the Testing Evaluation and Measurement Center.

    Status: The Architectural Space Program for the relocation of the University Police Department is complete and the RFQ for Architectural and Construction services is underway.  The TPC is currently $9 milllion.

    Next Milestone: Selection of Architect and Contractor.

  • Programmer: Facility Programming and Consulting
    CIP Cost: $12,000,000

    This project will support the new Civil Engineering program, which will start in fall 2019.  The laboratory design may allow the testing of full-size highway bridge girders and/or may include both strong wall and strong floor areas.

    Status:  The Infrastructure Research Laboratory is on the CIP.   The Architectural Space Program is underway with an anticipated completion date of November 2019.

    Next Milestone: Approval of the Architectural Space Program.

  • Feasibility Study: Facility Programming and Consulting    
    Programmer: Facility Programming and Consulting    
    Architect: McKinney York Architects
    CIP Cost: $5,600,000
    Total Project Cost (DD): $4,700,000 (Projected)
    Contractor CM@R: JE Dunn General Construction
    Design Development Approval: November 2018 (Actual)
    GMP Approval: February 2019 (Actual)
    Construction Start: May 2019 (Actual)
    Construction Completion: Spring 2020 (Projected)
    Occupancy: Spring 2020 (Projected)

    Facilities Programming and Consulting completed the Architectural Space Program for the Albert B. Alkek Library Seventh Floor Wittliff Collections Expansion project. McKinney York Architects is the design team and JE Dunn is the CMR. The design of the $4.7 million project was approved in November 2018.

    Status: Phase 1 offices are complete.  Work is on-going in the Phase 2 gallery space.  All Phases are scheduled to be complete in January 2020.

    Next Milestone: Temporary Certificate of Occupancy (TCO) of offices.

  • Feasibility Study: Perry Dean Rogers
    Programmer: Facility Programming and Consulting  
    Architect: Brown Reynolds Watford, Dallas, TX
    Total Project Cost (CIP): $12,612,894    
    Total Project Cost (DD): $8,300,000    
    Contractor CM@R: JE Dunn Construction, Austin, TX
    Design Development Approval: August 2018
    GMP Approval: September 2018 (Actual)
    Construction Start: October 2018 (Actual)
    Construction Completion: February 2020 (Projected)
    Occupancy: Spring 2020 (Projected)

    The Albert B. Alkek Library Learning Commons has a TPC of approximately $8.3 million for phase one and was on the CIP at $12,612,894. The scope of work includes the repurposing of space to create a Learning Commons on the second floor and portions of the first, third, and fourth floors of the Albert B. Alkek Library.

    Status: Furniture installation is on-going on Levels 3 & 4. Plumbing in the Level 3 Restrooms is 50% complete, and wall framing/drywall is 75% complete on Level 1.  A 6-foot x 80-foot, 3-panel mural by legendary Texas artist Buck Winn is being framed by a preservationist for installation on the main level.  The Learning Commons project is 65% complete and is scheduled to be finalized in February 2020.  

    Next Milestone: Above ceiling inspection of Level 1.