In 2011 B&D, as part of a joint venture, was selected as one of the “on call” project management firms responsible for providing a myriad of services from pre-construction to construction of projects for Prince George’s County Public Schools, the 18th largest public school district in the U.S. In addition to managing the various projects, we also are responsible for monitoring Minority Business Enterprise participation. Our scope of services includes assisting with State finance and County plans entitlement, procurement of contractors and service providers, conducting pre-construction services, and managing all on-site construction activities. Some examples include:
Avalon Elementary School – A design/bid/build project, this $18 million replacement of an existing school consists of the complete demolition of the facility and the construction of a new 60,000 square foot school. The new school was completed August 2013 and is currently tracking LEED Gold Certification. Laurel Elementary School – A $7 million renovation project to convert six open-space pods into 24 individual classroom spaces. This project was completed in August 2013. University Park Elementary School / University Park Elementary School / Allenwood Elementary School /Deerfield Elementary School / Melwood Elementary School / Bond Mill Elementary School / Walden Wood Elementary School – Various pod conversion projects ranging from $1 million to $3 million, completed between 2013 and 2014.
The $43 million program included 156,000 SF of new/renovated space for Prince George’s County Public Schools.