Phi Mu Sorority House

This project includes the design and construction of a new 1,800 square foot Chapter Room and the renovation of approximately 430 square feet of existing second floor bathroom space. Upgrades include new water saving fixtures and all new finishes. Finishes and lighting were chosen to create high quality, aesthetically pleasing spaces.

The renovation and expansion of the Reitz Student Union, built in 1967, expanded facilities, services, and programs supporting the University of Florida’s diverse campus community, increased energy efficiency, reduced operational costs, and greatly enhanced comfort and functionality.

Phase 1, the 100,000 sf addition, included entry and food court renovations, meeting rooms, lounges, dance rehearsal studios, a ballroom, and offices and support space for the Center for Leadership and Service, the Department of Student Activities and Involvement, the Office of Multicultural and Diversity Affairs, GatorWell Health Promotion Services, and student clubs and organizations.

Phase 2, the 50,000 sf renovation, included new energy-efficient windows and doors, restoration of exterior surfaces and structural components, replacement and upgrades of electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems, and upgrades to interior finishes and lighting. 

Careful phasing ensured that the Reitz continued to serve UF’s 50,000 students throughout construction.

Project Owner

Phi Mu Sorority

Location

Gainesville, FL

Completion Date

August 2012

Project Size

2,230 SF

Cost

$1.2M

Contractor

BBI Construction Management

Delivery Method

Design Build

Partners

Structural: Sputo and Lammert Engineering; Civil: Causseaux, Hewett, & Walpole

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