Master Plans

  • Schweitzer Engineering Laboratory Opens Discovery Park R&D Facility


    Schweitzer Engineering Laboratory (SEL) opened a $20 million R&D facility in February of 2020 in West Lafayette, Ind.

  • University of Illinois Plans Discovery Partners Institute


    The University of Illinois is planning to begin construction by early 2021 on the 500,000-sf Discovery Partners Institute in Chicago.

  • Payette Brews Its Own Software to Solve Complex Planning Problems


    The use of software to aid in master planning is nothing new. At Payette, however, designers and engineers have collaborated to create new software tools to solve master planning issues as they emerge. “We have a range of really complex problems,” explains Jeffrey DeGregorio, a principal at Payette. “Because they’re part of these large-scale master plans, we need to represent them very clearly to be able to tell a story. I think Payette occupies this complicated little niche—complex organizations, complicated campuses.”

  • University of Connecticut Plans STEM Research Center


    The University of Connecticut is planning to build the $240 million STEM Research Center 1 in Storrs.

  • Emory Healthcare Constructs Musculoskeletal Institute


    Emory Healthcare is building the 180,000-sf Emory Musculoskeletal Institute in Brookhaven, Ga. Part of the $1 billion Executive Park development, the facility will provide comprehensive orthopaedic services including spine care, physical therapy, imaging, and ambulatory surgery.

  • George Mason University Plans Digital Innovation Campus


    George Mason University is planning to build a digital innovation campus in Arlington, Va.

  • University of California, Davis Plans Aggie Square


    The University of California, Davis has selected Wexford Science + Technology and GMH Capital Partners to develop the first phase of Aggie Square in Sacramento.

  • The Ohio State University Plans West Campus Research Facilities


    The Ohio State University is planning to construct two collocated research facilities in its West Campus innovation district in Columbus. Designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli and Moody Nolan, the 305,000-sf Interdisciplinary Research Facility will prov

  • Apple Breaks Ground on Austin Campus


    Apple broke ground in November of 2019 on a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas. The 133-acre development will provide three million square feet of integrated research, office, and production facilities nestled in abundant green space, which will occupy 60 percent of the site.

  • FBI Constructs Operations Support Building at Redstone Arsenal


    The Federal Bureau of Investigation is constructing the Operations Support Building in Huntsville, Ala. Aided by $385 million in FY2019 funding, the facility is part of a $1 billion project to create the FBI’s HQ2 campus on 1,600 acres at the Redstone Arsenal.