The Ohio State University continues to navigate coronavirus (COVID-19) by taking steps to serve the best interests of our students, faculty, staff, patients and visitors. The university has assessed capital projects in an effort to increase financial liquidity until the full impact of COVID-19 is known.
All projects in our pipeline remain important to support our teaching, research and patient care missions. We also recognize the need to be prudent and cautious during these uncertain times. Most construction will continue as planned. However, following an evaluation, projects that can be slowed or modified have been identified.
Columbus Business First recently wrote about a pair of projects set to seek full or partial construction approval from The Ohio State University Board of Trustees.
The outlet wrote that planners are seeking trustee approval this week to start work on the $161.2 million Dublin outpatient center and $132.3 million for the first phase of the larger west campus complex, which joins an also advancing interdisciplinary lab in the new Innovation District laid out in the unviersity's latest master plan.
The university will also seek full construction approval on a $237.5 million Interdisciplinary Research...
The Ohio State University will seek Board of Trustees approval this week for construction, and the remaining balance of design services, for an Interdisciplinary Research Facility to be located in the heart of its new West Campus Innovation District.
“This is truly an exciting time at Ohio State as we make an unprecedented investment in building the campus of the future and begin to realize our vision for an Innovation District,” said Mark Conselyea, Ohio State’s associate vice president of Facilities Operations and Development.
New renderings provide a sneak-peek at the proposed five-story, approximately 305,000-square-foot laboratory...
The Lantern recently wrote about how the Arts District will support a growing major of study at Ohio State. As reported by the outlet, students in the Moving-Image Production program will have a new place to call home and express their talent through moving images for the first time in fall 2022.
The new building construction on College Road is part of Ohio State’s Framework 2.0 project, a plan to develop the Columbus campus that is focused around the campus’s physical needs to support academics at Ohio State.
Columbus Business First recapped Ohio State's biggest construction projects over the last decade. As the outlet cites, from 2010 to 2019, the school's six largest construction projects alone totaled nearly $1.9 billion.
One big-ticket item helped the school reach that lofty spending total. The largest project of the decade – the $1.1 billion Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute, more commonly known as The James – carried three times the price tag of its nearest peer.
"This was an enormous project by any measure," said Mark Conselyea, OSU's associate vice president of...
And live from Columbus, it’s campus construction! Curious students and alumni can observe campus construction in real-time on a new university website.
Time and Change: Building the Future is a university website that provides information about 14 construction projects. The website features interactive timelines, live video feeds, project budgets and information about the architects working on the projects, Dan Hedman, university spokesperson, said.
Columbus Business First wrote about the Ohio State Board of Trustees approving design for a new Lacrosse Stadium to be located in the heart of the Athletics District, east of Fred Taylor Drive. The building will join the recently opened Covelli Center and Schumaker Student-Development Complex as well as the soon-to-be-built Ty Tucker Tennis Center as new additions originally outlined in Framework 2.0.
The $20 million project will include an outdoor field, 2,500 stadium seats, locker rooms and concessions. Construction will require future board approval.
The Columbus Dispatch reported on advancements in The Ohio State University's Arts District following construction approval this week from the Board of Trustees.
As the outlet reported, Ohio State unveiled the latest plans for its future Arts District on Thursday as a committee of trustees approved more than $380 million toward that project, its regional ambulatory centers and other facility projects.
The Ohio State University Board of Trustees will see the newest vision of the university’s planned Arts District at a meeting of the Master Planning and Facilities Committee today.
New renderings of the Arts District highlight a renovated Weigel Hall, home of the School of Music, and a new building for the Department of Theatre featuring new performance spaces, modern recital halls and high-tech classrooms. The presentation comes as the university seeks approval to increase professional services and enter into construction contracts for the district.