Eastern Connecticut State University Gelsi-Young Hall Administration Building

October 20, 2016
Location: Willimantic, CT Design-Builder and Constructor for 40,000 sf administrative office building, including all interior fit-out. The three-story structural steel building features a masonry exterior and perimeter mansard standing-seam roof. Noteworthy: Project completed in just 13 months – four months ahead of schedule. Architect: Schoenhardt Architects | Simsbury, CT (Now Fletcher Thompson Associates)

University of Connecticut Garrigus Suites Residence Hall

October 18, 2016
Location: Storrs, CT Design Builder and Constructor for this award-winning 138,000 sf, 450-bed residence hall. The building was constructed in just 12 months – a full semester ahead of schedule, even with an unusually severe winter. KBE recommended the use of a precast structure incorporating bearing walls, shear walls, and floor plank, which was fabricated in an environmentally controlled facility under … Continue reading University of Connecticut Garrigus Suites Residence Hall

University House at Berwyn

October 18, 2016
Location: College Park, MD General Contractor for the planning and renovation of a 122,000 sf student housing facility, which included roof replacement and comprehensive interior renovation.The dorm rooms feature fully equipped designer kitchens and appliances, multiple phone and high speed internet connections, outdoor patios/balconies. The facilitiy includes new elevators, fitness center, game room, Internet cafe with … Continue reading University House at Berwyn

University of Bridgeport University Hall Residence

August 12, 2016
Location: Bridgeport, CT Construction Manager at Risk for the four-story, 60,000 sf residence hall, which provides housing for 220 students in a variety of configurations, including suites and traditional bedrooms, along with common rooms and student support services. The building is a block-and-plank structure with pre-fabricated metal roof trusses topped with asphalt shingles. Design features … Continue reading University of Bridgeport University Hall Residence

University of Bridgeport Wahlstrom Library

August 11, 2016
Location: Bridgeport, CT Construction Manager at Risk for the comprehensive interior renovation of the 20,000 sf first floor of the Wahlstrom Library, which included new classrooms, student lounge & cafe, main circulation desk, computer center with laptop stations, full MEP upgrades, IT infrastructure improvements, and interior fit-out. Noteworthy:   The library remained operational during the construction. … Continue reading University of Bridgeport Wahlstrom Library

Connecticut College | Asset Reinvestment Program

August 11, 2016
Location: New London, CT Construction Manager at Risk for multi-year, $53 million campus-wide facilities improvement program, with more than 300 projects completed to date. In-depth Preconstruction planning each fall through spring sets the stage for the fast-track, 12-week summer construction schedule. Projects range from code upgrades to major additions and renovations, including LEED Certified projects. Noteworthy: 300+ … Continue reading Connecticut College | Asset Reinvestment Program

Yale University | Gilder Boat House

August 11, 2016
Location: Derby, CT General Contractor for award-winning, 22,000 sf boathouse, which serves as home to Yale University’s men’s and women’s athletic teams. Set on the Housatonic River, the timber-framed structure built partially on piles, with the footings located on land and the remainder of the building project out over the river. Custom interior finishes included exposed … Continue reading Yale University | Gilder Boat House

Western Connecticut State University | Westside Campus Center

August 11, 2016
Location: Danbury, CT General Contractor for the new Westside Campus Center, designed and built to fulfill a critical need at Western Connecticut State University.  With three residence halls situated at its Westside Campus and no central gathering place, the new Center was built to provide a sense of community for students and faculty. The Campus Center … Continue reading Western Connecticut State University | Westside Campus Center

Western Connecticut State University | Centennial Hall

August 11, 2016
Location: Danbury, CT Design-Builder and Constructor for 128,000 sf, five-story, 338-bed residence hall and 450-car parking garage- KBE’s sixth project for WCSU. Accomplished a 12-month construction schedule in just 10 months, needed to accommodate delays caused by neighbor opposition to project siting. To meet the schedule, our Preconstruction Team recommended precast wall-and-plank system, prefabrication all exterior … Continue reading Western Connecticut State University | Centennial Hall

Wesleyan University | Freeman Athletic Center

August 11, 2016
Location: Middletown, CT General Contractor for 60,000 sf addition and renovation to University Athletic Center, including 1200-seat intercollegiate gymnasium with NCAA-certified floors, eight squash courts, a 7,500 sf, 85-station fitness center, ten team locker rooms, elaborate exterior corridor between existing athletic facility and new addition, and Zamboni equipment room with associated snow-melt drainage system. Noteworthy: “Once … Continue reading Wesleyan University | Freeman Athletic Center