University Facilities for the Sciences and Advanced Technologies 2019
Oct 28-29, 2019 Austin, TX
New construction, renovation, and space planning initiatives for the sciences, engineering, and advanced technologies are delivering totally new space types, configurations, and layouts, and very different physical infrastructure platforms needed for:
Mounting pressure on construction costs will impact all science facility projects on the drawing boards, both new construction and renovations. Attend this session to get better pricing and more accurate budget figures, and better understand construction cost drivers for different academic science programs. Vermeulens will deliver up-to-date construction cost forecasts based on the latest employment data, government spending trends, commodity prices, and cost data from more than 100 projects. Using analyses of equities, GDP, and construction labor markets, they illustrate regional construction pricing targets for the next two years and demonstrate bid and purchasing strategies that lock in costs and reduce risk.