Pensacola State College South Santa Rosa Center

Project Cost: $8,893,286
Completion: November 2011
Size of Project: 33,000 sf
Delivery Method: CM at Risk

This is the first building of a new academic campus for Pensacola State College. The campus is located on 110 acres in the south end of Santa Rosa County, adjacent to U.S. Highway 98.

The initial phase of this project includes this $9 million, two-story, multi-use facility. The facility will include a conference room, classrooms, science labs, computer lab, administrative area, financial aid offices, faculty offices, student services office, library and bookstore. Site improvements will include an entry off of Nantahala Beach Road and an entry off Highway 98. Phase I will also include parking for about 285 vehicles.

Pensacola State College President Dr. Meadows’ vision was to create a center that would emphasize green technology and green jobs. As a result, the new center will be constructed utilizing the latest in green construction techniques and will meet Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) standards. The project has a goal of LEED Silver certification. Sustainable elements will include high efficiency mechanical systems, captured daylighting and wetlands preservation to enhance the natural surroundings.

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