This project consists of a new dining commons as well as the renovation of the lower level of the existing building, including 4 new service venues and a complete renovation of the dining room. All work was completed while the space was occupied. The project is built using sustainable practices with 27% MBE / WBE / DBE participation.
This facility includes two, three-story residence halls totaling 186,735 SF and 447 beds in 168 units and a 40,866 SF Honors College that includes classrooms, caserooms, reading room, computer lab, student work area, lounge, multi-purpose room, gallery area, meeting rooms, kitchen, breakout areas, and restrooms. Acoustics By Design was retained by Grand Valley State University to review some troublesome fan noise issues for the Honors College and provide mitigation recommendations. Total construction cost for the entire project is approximately $28,500,000.