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  1. 1. building futures Connecticut | Northeast Region • Maryland | Mid-Atlantic Region www.kbebuilding.com For more information: Cora Harkins Manager of Business Development 30 Batterson Park Road Farmington, CT 06032 860.284.7622 charkins@kbebuilding.com
  2. 2. firm profile Regionally located in Farmington, Connecticut, and Columbia, Maryland, KBE Building Corporation is a $300 million, full-service construction firm offering design-build, construction management, and general contracting services to meet our clients’ needs. Our strong work ethic, commitment to safety, customer service, and quality construction remain our core principles. As one of the region’s largest and most successful contractors, KBE Building Corporation continues to grow and achieve exceptional results for our clients. We offer the philosophy, availability, and hands-on expertise of an organization that is one of the leading construction firms on the East Coast. Our clients receive personalized service while benefiting from our financial stability, dependability, and buying power. Our accredited safety and compliance programs give our clients peace of mind and are a point of pride for our organization. Through our technological sophistication, clients and consultants have 24/7 online access to all critical project data, ensuring the vital communication needed to deliver successful projects. Our size, financial strength and $500 million bonding capacity puts a level of purchasing power behind your projects that few contractors can match - all without sacrificing the individualized service or attention to detail you deserve. an “owner’s”contractor We view ourselves as an “owner’s contractor” - an outgrowth of our founding 51 years ago as the construction arm of a major Northeast developer. While 100% of our work today is for third-party clients, we haven’t lost the training and philosophy gained in those early years. We still view each project as if it were our own, and work hard to ensure that every project lives up to and exceeds the owner’s expectations. This “owner’s” philosophy is the most significant source for our great success and growth over the past twenty years - from a $25 million in annual volume company to a $300 million company today. Engineering News Record, one of the industry’s most respected publications, ranks us among the Nation’s Top 400 Contractors. project experience Our clients tell us they value our sense of urgency and our clear commitment to team collaboration in achieving project goals. Our superior customer satisfaction speaks for itself through the high percentage of repeat business we earn. Our experience includes the following project types: • Higher Education, Secondary Education, Elementary Education • Academic and Athletic Facilities • University Residence Halls • Federal, State, and Municipal Facilities • Laboratory Facilities • Corporate Office and Tenant fit-ups • Health Care, Senior Housing, and Assisted Living Communities • Corrections, Judicial and Public Service Facilities • Financial Institutions • State and Municipal Buildingss • Retail Centers and Retail Facilities (Specialty, Mid-Box, and Big Box) • Hotels, Hospitality and Entertainment Centers • Community, Athletic and Fitness Centers • Movie Theaters and Performing Arts Centers • Parking Garages • Warehouses and Distribution Centers
  3. 3. university of virginia kellogg house residence hall charlottesville, va owner University of Virginia architect JSA Architects Silver Spring, MD size 54,000 sf cost $14.35 million services Design-Builder & Constructor Five-story residence hall provides 191 new student beds, and an additional 9 beds for resident assistants and staff. Structural steel and masonry construction. design-build
  4. 4. university of connecticut hilltop residence hall storrs, ct owner University of Connecticut architect Newman Architects New Haven, CT size 138,000 sf cost $18.3 million services Design-Builder & Constructor The KBE/Newman team designed and constructed this 450-bed dormitory in just 12 months, which included an unusually severe winter. The aggressive schedule was achieved without compromising quality or safety, delivering the project one full semester ahead of schedule. design-build
  5. 5. wesleyan university fauver field residence complex middletown, ct owner Wesleyan University architect Newman Architects New Haven, CT size 44,027 sf (Freshmen) 42,642 sf (Upperclassmen) cost $17 million services Design-Builder & Constructor Design-Build of new residence hall housing both freshmen and upper classmen. The building is LEED certified. design-build
  6. 6. st. mary’s college of maryland waring commons residence complex st. mary’s city, maryland owner St. Mary’s College of Maryland architect Newman Architects New Haven, CT size/beds Phase 1 & 2: 67,000 sf | 252 beds Phase 3: 19,750 sf | 88 beds cost Phase 1 & 2: $10.5 million Phase 3: $4.2 million services Design-Builder & Constructor St. Mary’s College of Maryland called on the KBE/Newman design-build team to complete its multi-phased residence complex. Phases 1 and 2 were completed one full semester ahead of schedule, despite working in some of the worst winter weather on record in Maryland. Phase 3 completed the nine-building, wood framed residence hall complex set on St. Mary’s historic waterfront campus. design-build
  7. 7. western connecticut state university centennial hall residence complex & parking garage danbury, ct owner State of Connecticut Department of Public Works architect Newman Architects New Haven, CT size 128,000 sf cost $27.2 million services Design-Builder & Constructor The design-build residence hall provides 90 Student Suites (338 student beds), 12 Resident Assistant Suites, and one Director Suite. The new parking garage provides 450 spaces. This was the first public building in the State of Connecticut University system to achieve LEED-NCv2 Certification. design-build
  8. 8. university of maryland baltimore county patapsco hall catonsville, md owner UMBC Facilities Management architect Newman Architects New Haven, CT size 52,000 sf cost $14.8 million services Design-Builder & Constructor The Patapsco Hall addition will include four stories and a limited basement. There will be 68 double rooms, eight triples, 24 singles and three studio apartments for graduate resident staff that will include a kitchen and bathroom in each unit. The additions will be connected to the west end of Patapsco Hall. This building will be the first LEED certified residence facility at UMBC. design-build
  9. 9. eastern connecticut state university gelsi young hall willimantic, ct owner State of Connecticut Department of Public Works architect Schoenhardt Architects Simsbury, CT size 40,000 sf cost $8.2 million services Design-Builder & Constructor This administrative office building was constructed in just 13 months, delivering the design-build project four months ahead of schedule. The project included the design and interior fit-out of the president’s suite, which encompassed the president’s office, conference room and board room. design-build
  10. 10. eastern connecticut state university science center willimantic, ct owner State of Connecticut Department of Public Works architect The S/L/A/M Collaborative size 173,000 sf cost $47.3 million services Construction Administrator This new 6-story science building provides state-of-the-art chemistry, physics, astronomy, meteorology and biology departments classrooms, administrative offices, and laboratories while integrating the university’s science and mathematics departments into one location in the southwestern corner of campus. KBE provided all cost estimates and constructability reviews during the Preconstruction phase and oversaw the 2-year construction project.
  11. 11. connecticut college asset reinvestment program new london, ct owner Connecticut College Architect Moser Pilon Nelson Noyes Vogt Architects Einhorn Yaffee Prescott Architects DuBose Associates size Campus-wide cost $53 million services Preconstruction Services and Construction Manager at Risk | GMP Each year since 2005, Connecticut College, KBE, the design teams and trade contractors have spent the 9-month school year meticulously planning an impressive scope of work that is then implemented over the 12-week summer break. This “Asset Reinvestment Program”is a well-conceived, 7-year campus renewal plan for renovating and preserving the college’s most important asset - its physical facilities and campus. The program is designed to enhance technology in learning environments, revitalize student life, boost energy efficiency, and update staff and faculty office spaces. The project has incorporated formal Partnering principles - with the net result of not one single claim over the six years of work to date.
  12. 12. university of bridgeport campus-wide facilities improvement program bridgeport, ct owner University of Bridgeport architect Antinuzzi Associates size Campus-wide cost $20 million services Preconstruction Services, Construction Manager at Risk and as Advisor The University of Bridgeport has called on KBE for a campus-wide rehabilitation program designed to improve the University’s physical and technological infrastructure. The multi-phase project includes renovations and upgrades to a number of campus facilities. Projects include: • Campus-wide Electric Grid Replacement: Seven month project to replace the entire high-voltage utility infrastructure at the 40-acre campus. The project affected nearly 50 building on the urban campus, with phased power shut-downs and start-ups. • Elevator Modernization Project: Phased upgrades to 7 elevators in two occupied campus buildings. • Campus-wide IT/Telecommunications Infrastructure Replacement • President’s Executive Offices Updates: Interior renovations • Wahlstrom Library Upgrades: Telecomunications & IT upgrades, new circulation area, and internet cafe. • Fones School of Dental Hygiene: Renovation of two floors in existing campus facility to create a state-of-the art 30-chair dental clinic. The facility is fully ADA-accessible, allowing for more elderly patients to receive clinical services. Construction required the integration of new M/E/P systems to meet the clinic’s operational requirements. The work was completed while the building was fully occupied and operational. • Athletic Fields: Conversion of a vacant campus lot into a multi-purpose athletic field with state-of-the-art stadium lighting and bleacher seating for over 1,000. The two-phased project also includes a new concession stand facility, press box, parking lots and landscaping plaza. • Mandeville Hall: Window replacement and installation of new HVAC systems in main classroom building. fones school of dental hygiene wahlstrom library president’s executive offices
  13. 13. eastern connecticut state university early childhood development & resource center willimantic, ct owner State of Connecticut Department of Public Works architect Karl Norton Architect, LLC Mansfield, CT size 40,276 sf cost $9 million services General Contractor This award winning dual-purpose academic facility provides both a fully operational “teaching”day care center and academic classrooms for the University’s Early Childhood Development Program. One feature of the day care is the “Town Square”, with its child-size false storefronts and huge artificial tree that provide interactive learning for the children.
  14. 14. western connecticut state university ruth haas library, swing building & midtown campus infrastructure danbury, ct owner State of Connecticut Department of Public Works architect Galliher, Baier & Best Simsbury, CT Seelye, Stevenson,Value, Knecht Stratford, CT size 44,230 sf renovation 46,000 sf addition cost $18.5 million services General Contractor The Ruth A. Haas Library project encompassed the renovation and addition to the five-story library. A 35,000 sf swing building - a permanent campus facility - was built as part of this project, to temporarily house the library’s 210,000 books, periodicals and other materials during the phased construction project. The library remained fully operational throughout construction.
  15. 15. university of maryland, eastern shore coastal ecology laboratory and research center princess anne, maryland owner University of Maryland - Eastern Shore architect HLM Design, Inc. Philadelphia, PA size 10,135 sf cost $3 million services Construction Manager at Risk The University of Maryland - Eastern Shore’s Coastal Ecology Teaching and Research Laboratory is set 200 feet from the shore of the Sinepuxent River, near the bridge to Assateague Island. The facility is used for research into the unique ecosystem of the coastal setting, and enables students and faculty to explore ocean, coastal, and marine environmental science.
  16. 16. central connecticut state university nicolaus copernicus hall new britain, ct owner State of Connecticut Department of Public Works architect Mitchell Architectural Group Newtown, CT size 181,000 sf cost $14.1 million services General Contractor Comprehensive renovation of a five story academic science building, including full M|E|P upgrades and seismic code compli- ance. The steel-framed building contains state-of-the-art laboratories for technology education, automation and electronic mechanics, soils, CAD drafting, construction applications, as well as classrooms, faculty offices, and a mentoring center. The building remained fully operational throughout the comprehensive renovation.
  17. 17. university of connecticut ss & c financial technology learning accelerator hartford, ct owner Capital Properties Hartford, CT architect Schoenhardt Architects Simsbury, CT size 41,000 sf cost $4.1 million services Construction Manager at Risk The UCONN Business School’s SS&C Technologies Financial Accelerator is a technology mecca located in downtown Hartford, Connecticut. The higher education facility was built to create an experiential learning lab. Designed as a replica of the NewYork Stock Exchange, the first floor features a live trading floor with real-time stock feeds. The stock feeds are projected on two 130-foot tickers. The above floors house several high-tech classrooms, meeting rooms, and café.
  18. 18. eastern connecticut state university j eugene smith library willimantic, ct owner State of Connecticut Department of Public Works architect Du Bose Associates, Inc size 125,000 sf cost $18.6 million services Construction Manager as Advisor This four-story structural steel-and brick building, with its distinctive clock tower, provides numerous computer labs with enhanced telecommunications support, in addition to the library’s extensive collection of books, periodicals, and other resource materials.
  19. 19. st. mary’s college of maryland james p. muldoon river center st. mary’s city, md owner St. Mary’s College of Maryland architect Muse Architects Bethesda, MD size 13,800 sf cost $5.5 million services Construction Manager at Risk The historic waterfront campus of St. Mary’s College of Maryland has been graced with a new boathouse for sailing and crew programs, biology research, and waterfront recreation. The award-winning project includes docks, ramps, and boardwalks to improve access to the river. The River Center incorporates significant sustainable design features, including 36 geo-thermal wells, which have substantially reduced operating costs.
  20. 20. yale university gilder boathouse derby, ct owner Yale University architect Turner Brooks Architects New Haven, CT size 22,000 sf cost $5.7 million services General Contractor Set on the Housatonic River, the award-winning 22,000 sf Gilder Boathouse serves as home to Yale University’s men’s and women’s athletic teams. With its unique timber-framed structure, the boathouse features a nautical design that accents the natural beauty of the riverfront. Built partially on piles, the structure’s footings are located on land while the rest of the boathouse projects over water. Natural materials are exposed throughout the building in the timber framing, wood roof decking, wood flooring, and fireplace.
  21. 21. montgomery college commons building takoma park, md owner Montgomery College architect Gaudreau, Inc Baltimore, MD size 30,000 sf cost $7.6 million services General Contractor Comprehensive renovation of the two-story commons building on Montgomery College’s Takoma Park Campus. Work included full interior demolition and reconstruction, including the addition of a new stairwell, elevator and new M|E|P, HVAC, telecommunications, security|CCTV and fire alarm systems.
  22. 22. wesleyan university freeman athletic center middletown, ct owner Wesleyan University architect Moser Pilon Architects Wethersfield, CT size 56,408 sf cost $10.1 million services General Contractor Renovations and additions project to create a new intercollegiate gymnasium, squash center, fitness center, team rooms, and other related improvements. Project scope also included a new“Zamboni”equipment room, with associated snow-melt drainage system.
  23. 23. connecticut college fitness center new london ct owner Connecticut College architect Einhorn Yaffee Prescott Boston, MA size 10,406 sf addition 4,492 sf renovation cost $4.5 million services Construction Manager at Risk Timber-and-glass addition to the College’s Fitness Center, and renovation of the existing facility and lobby. The project includes significant sustainable design features and is pursuing LEED Silver Certification. KBE led the formal Partnering program for the project. The Fitness Center project received the 2010 “Excellence in Construction Award”from the CT Associa- tion of Builders and Contractors and the Ruby Partnering Award from the International Partnering Institute.
  24. 24. university of connecticut student recreation and athletic center storrs, ct owner University of Connecticut architect Howard, Needles,Tammen Bergendoff Boston, MA size 41,000 sf (Field House) 35,000 sf (Gymnasium) cost $11.4 million services General Contractor Year-long additions and renovations project included: • Field House • Gymnasium • Swimming Pool • Weight/Exercise Rooms on mezzanine level • Squash/Racquetball Courts • Faculty Dining Facility
  25. 25. university of connecticut student union storrs, ct owner University of Connecticut architects Cannon Design, Boston, MA WTW Architects, Pittsburgh, PA size 99,870 sf renovation 130,830 sf addition cost $55 million services Construction Manager at Risk The multi-phased renovation and addition more than doubled the size of the existing facility, which first opened on campus in 1953, expanding it from 99,870 sf to 230,700 sf. The project encompassed the creation of a cafeteria, restaurant, food court, and convenience store. As the campus’ cultural hub, the Student Union features a 500-seat theater, new art gallery, large event spaces, and the new home of the campus radio station, along with a centralized post office with 15,000 postal boxes. The Student Union remained fully operational throughout the 4 year, highly phased project. KBE was recognized with an Award of Excellence by the Construction Management Association of America.
  26. 26. western connecticut state university westside campus center danbury, ct owner State of Connecticut Department of Public Works architect Andrew Goldman Architects NewYork, NY size 49,074 sf cost $17.8 million services General Contractor The newWestside Campus Center was designed and built to fulfill a critical need atWestern Connecticut State University. With three residence halls situated at its Westside Campus and no central gathering place, the new Center provides a needed sense of commu- nity for students and faculty. The Center consists of two buildings connected by a glass atrium and encompassed by a curtain wall system of structural glass and glazing shapes. The complex design of the building’s exterior called for many unique structural steel parts assembled into intricate geometrical shapes and formations.
  27. 27. owner Hood College architect Bushman Dreyfus Architects, PCL Charlottesville,VA size 41,000 sf (Phase 1) cost Phase 1: $3.1 million Phase 2: $15 million (estimated) services Construction Manager at Risk KBE’s Phase 1 scope of work on the Hood College campus included upgrades to the 41,000 sf Meyran Hall student residences, installation of a synthetic turf athletic field, with associated underground stormwater retention. Also included is the construction of the new Nicodemus Athletic Center (locker rooms) and installation of associated utilities. hood college phase 1: new athletic fields, nicodemus athletic facility, renovations to meyran hall residences frederick, md
  28. 28. connecticut | northeast region · maryland | mid-atlantic region 860.284.7110 410.910.1028 www.kbebuilding.com Building Excellence Together