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 ...
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 on 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 reports that Ohio State has approved a $2.37 billion 5-year capital plan to support Framework 2.0 and the university's strategic plan. It is an historic number for Ohio State as the university delivers on major projects identified in the campus master plan.
As reported by the outlet, classroom and laboratory buildings make up 47% of the new projects, and 39% are for OSU Wexner Medical Center.
“That’s really a healthy balance,” said Jay Kasey, Ohio State's senior vice president in the Office of Administration and Planning.
The Lantern recently wrote about an exciting new project -- a $155.9 million Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Center.
According to the outlet, the construction of the center will include renovations to Hamilton Hall, located at the corner of 10th and Neil avenues, as well as construction of a new wing extending onto 10th Avenue. The new wing will form an enclosure to the space and create a quadrangle for student use as well as special events.
“The project will create new classrooms and administrative space for the College of Medicine, a vibrant place for all students and...
Two years into a 50-year partnership, The Ohio State University continues to see improvement in its energy management and sustainability through tangible initiatives such as smart metering and lighting upgrades. Future improvements, including a Combined Heat and Power plant, promise to make an even bigger impact.
On July 6, 2017, Ohio State transferred operation of utility systems that deliver heating, cooling and electricity at the Columbus campus to ENGIE Buckeye Operations on behalf of Ohio State Energy Partners.
The partnership included a $1.015 billion upfront payment to the university and a $150 million commitment to support academic priorities....
The Ohio State University is taking the next step on a proposed Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Center that will blend innovative technology and hands-on learning in conjunction with the university’s strategic plan.
Ohio State will seek approval for the $155.9 million health sciences center during next week’s Board of Trustees meeting. Funding sources are to be determined. The project is poised to benefit colleges, including medicine, dentistry, nursing, optometry, pharmacy, public health and veterinary medicine, and strengthen the interdisciplinary curriculum of Ohio State.
“A healthier future demands health care leaders who are prepared to work...
As reported by This Week News, the Dublin Planning and Zoning Commission on Thursday, Aug. 22, is scheduled to review a concept plan for the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center to open an outpatient facility in the city.
The Wexner Medical Center has proposed the development on 34 acres owned by Dublin near state Route 161, U.S. Route 33 and Shier-Rings Road.
Ohio State is scheduled to close on property acquisition in May 2020, with construction in October 2020 and occupancy in summer 2022, said Dan Like, executive director of ambulatory services at the Ohio State University...
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 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.