Will Hodges, President of Cadence McShane Construction Company, is pleased to announce that Richardson Independent School District (Richardson ISD) has selected the firm to serve as Construction Manager at-Risk for another portion of its significant 2011 Bond Program.
The new assignment involves various upgrades, renovations and expansions at 13 schools within the District, working in concert with various notable architectural firms. Cadence McShane will begin a portion of the work during the current school year requiring detailed planning and due diligence to ensure an undisturbed learning environment and safe conditions for students, faculty and visitors.
Cadence McShane will work with architect Corgan Associates, Inc. to complete new construction and renovations at Forest Meadow Junior High School and Dover, Merriman Park and Mohawk Elementary Schools. In addition, the team will complete auditorium renovations and upgrades at Berkner and J.J. Pearce High Schools. With architect, Perkins + Will, Cadence McShane will complete renovations at Brentfield Elementary School and additions and renovations at White Rock and Richland Elementary Schools. Cadence McShane will also partner with architect PBK to provide renovations and upgrades to Big Springs Elementary and an addition and improvements to Wallace Elementary School will be completed. Working with Reed, Wells, Benson & Co., the firm will provide MEP upgrades to Richardson Heights, Northrich and Dover Elementary Schools.
Architectural designs for this assignment are complete with construction currently underway on three of the projects. The majority of construction will occur during Summer 2014 in advance of the new school year.
“Through our extensive experience working in educational facilities and in association with the highly-respected architectural firms chosen for these assignments, Cadence McShane has developed a unique understanding of the requirements and strategy necessary to bring each project to a successful conclusion,” stated Hodges. “We are confident that our decades of expertise will allow us to deliver a high-quality scope of work to Richardson ISD that will support this growing school system now and in the future.”
Cadence McShane recently completed a previously awarded multi-school assignment for Richardson ISD that included renovations, improvements, additions and sitework for several educational facilities throughout the District.
[PHOTO CAPTION: Cadence McShane completed Richardson High School for Richardson ISD as part of the District’s 2011 Bond Program.]