Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, State of Georgia Construction Manual, Principal-in-Charge. The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has the responsibility to obtain and process capital improvement requests from the thirty-four (34) institutions that are part of the University System. The Board reviews each request to validate the program of requirements and then forwards a prioritized list to the Governor requesting that the cost for these capital improvements be included in the State Budget. Mr. Boyken was commissioned by the Board of Regents as Program Budget Consultant to assist the Board in validating the compatibility of the program and cost budgets for the twenty-three (23) top ranked major capital improvement projects which were included in the Board of Regents’ Major Capital Outlay Priority List for FY98-01. The scope of work included the independent study and preparation of a Program/Budget Confirmation Estimate and Component Cost Model for each of the twenty-three (23) top priority projects. The Component Cost Model Estimates include: a written project description based on the program of requirements; a project work sheet summarizing all cost associated with the project – including design fees, special consultants, resident engineer, contingencies, etc.; a component estimate summary broken down by building systems; and a detailed program estimate.
Université Internationale de Casablanca, Casablanca, Morocco. This new state-of-the-art campus located in Casablanca, Morocco will accommodate more than 12,000 students in undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Accredited by the Moroccan Ministry of Education, the International University of Casablanca (UIC) was the first multidisciplinary private university in Casablanca and the first institution in the Laureate International Universities network located in North Africa. The Project consists of three (3) phases; phase one and two are to be constructed between 2013 and 2017, and Phase three is not expected to commence until 2021. Phase one consists of land acquisition and infrastructure development. New building construction is to consist of 13,000 square meters. The construction period is estimated to be 2013 and 2014. Phase two includes approximately 20,000 square meters of development during 2016 – 2017.
Spelman College Living and Learning Center, Atlanta, GA, Principal-in-Charge. The Living & Learning Center is a residence hall with single and double occupancy rooms, a sky-lit atrium in the lobby, an outdoor courtyard, guest suites, conference and meeting rooms, kitchen areas, study lounges, a computer lab, elevator, and storage rooms. The Center, serving up to 200 students, is named for Spelman’s sixth president and his wife. Mr. Boyken led a team performing cost estimating services for the program management firm.
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, George and Cynthia Mitchell Basic Sciences Research Building, Houston TX, Principal-in-Charge. Working with the senior management at M.D. Anderson, Mr. Boyken assisted in diagnosing the central problem issues to the current development program and provided the executive leadership needed for the team to correct the issues and successfully complete the project. Through Mr. Boyken’s leadership, the team successfully completed the program management services for the M.D. Anderson Cancer Research Lab and expanded the assignment by assisting in the development of the five-year plan for the M.D. Anderson Main and South Campuses.
Emory University, Emory Chandler Law Library, Atlanta, GA, Project Manager. Candler Library was constructed in 1926 on the original quadrangle at Emory University. As part of the Woodruff Library expansion and renovation, a plan was developed to include Candler Library. Mr. Boyken’s team/ Stafford were engaged in July 1999 to validate, update, and test information regarding the renovation of Candler Library. The team interfaced with key departments, including the Dean’s Office, to establish the program areas, the sequencing of activities, total project requirements, and project budget estimates for the three (3) – phased renovation program. The program and budget confirmation services were performed in preparation for the Emory Board’s approval for funding.
Georgia Tech, Environmental Science and Technology Building, Atlanta, GA, Project Manager. The Environmental Science & Technology (ES&T) facility is the second phase of a three phase development for the Biotechnology, Environmental/Sustainable Technological and Molecular Science and Engineering Complex (BEM) at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia. The facility provides approximately 287,000 SF of interdisciplinary and business incubator laboratories for a project budget of $45M. The Project required an addition to the Campus Central Energy Plant and the relocation and extension of the campus wide 20KV electrical distribution system, fiber optic communication system, underground utilities and chilled water distribution system. As project manager, Mr. Boyken led a team to provide project and budget validation, project and cost management, and value engineering services.
Emory University, Math & Science Building, Atlanta, GA, Principal-in-Charge. The Math & Science Center was created by Emory University to foster scientific collaboration among the Departments of Mathematics and Computer Science, Physics, and Environmental Studies, totaling 140,000 SQ FT. The facilities include a planetarium, observatory, outdoor research and teaching space, physics shop, wet and dry laboratories, computational laboratories, 24 classrooms, 180-seat auditorium, and a spectacular three-story atrium space. The $40M project was designed and constructed using LEED principles, and attained a LEED Gold certified rating. Mr. Boyken led a team performing cost estimating services for the Math & Science Center, successfully assisting the team to design within the project budget.
Villanova University, Mendel Hall Chemistry Lab Building, Villanova, PA, Principal-in-Charge. Located on the Villanova University Campus in Villanova, Pennsylvania, the Mendel Hall Chemistry Building houses research and instructional facilities for six (6) scientific departments, including seventeen (17) chemistry research labs. Two (2) five (5) story buildings are connected underground and by a second-floor indoor bridge that forms the gateway between West and Main Campus. Mr. Boyken led the cost estimating team for this $14M, 150,000 SF building renovation. The project was complicated by the owner’s need to spread the construction over three (3) successive summer periods due to the use of the classroom space during the fall and spring semesters.
Emory Chemistry Building, Atlanta, GA, Principal-in-Charge. Mr. Boyken led a team performing cost estimating services for the chemistry lab facility. This facility included the renovation of an existing historic building plus the addition of a new building.
Ave Maria University Campus & Residential Township, Ave Maria, FL. Comprised on 5,000 acres of land east of Naples, this development consisted of a university campus, church, and fifteen (15) residence buildings to house 1,000 students ($180M). The residence halls included eight (8) person suites with two (2) bathrooms and a common area. The Project also consisted of a mixed-use development including retail, commercial, offices, and residential ($40M). The site infrastructure including roads, utilities, and waste water treatment facilities ($30M). The Ave Maria Oratory, a large Gothic-inspired structure that serves as the parish church and university chapel and is located at the center of town. Boyken served on the design team for the Project, providing budget updates and development estimates for the entire master planned community.
Woodward Academy Library, Atlanta, GA, Principal-in-Charge. Sitting on a 133-acre campus in Metro Atlanta, private college-preparatory Woodward Academy serves 2,700 students in pre-kindergarten thru twelfth (12th) grade. The 15,000 SQ FT George C. Carlos Library has a two (2) story main reading room housing 22,000 print books with stack areas, meeting rooms and audio/visual spaces. Mr. Boyken led a team performing cost estimating services for the library. The team provided budgeting services for the program and led the team to design a unique building within the design budget.
University of North Carolina, Boiler Plant, Chapel Hill, NC. Mr. Boyken led a team responsible for claim research and preparation of claim defense regarding a dispute between the university and its contractor. This $100 million project, which included construction of a central plant, was completed and the claim resolved without testimony.
Georgia Tech Dormitory, Atlanta, GA, Principal-in-Charge. Mr. Boyken led a team performing cost estimating services for the design firm. This project was a major expansion at the campus with tight site conditions. Mr. Boyken worked with the team to determine project logistics, schedule and estimating that led to a successful bid within the budget.
Georgia Tech Callaway Plaza, Atlanta, GA, Principal-in-Charge. The Callaway Plaza is the gateway to Bobby Dodd Stadium/Grant Field and provides an attractive entrance to Georgia Tech’s historic football facility. The Plaza was dedicated in memory of Fuller E. Callaway, Jr., an internationally-recognized leader in the textile industry and a 1926 Textile Engineering graduate of Georgia Tech. Mr. Boyken led a team performing cost estimating services for Georgia Tech and its major donor. This Olympics-related project is now a focal point for students on campus.
Rabun Gap Campus Upgrade Program, Rabun, GA, Principal-in-Charge. Mr. Boyken conducted a design competition to select the design team for the fine arts building and then led the program to complete that project plus an additional $7 million of renovation on all campus buildings.
Georgia Perimeter College, Academic Building, Dunwoody, GA, Principal-in-Charge. The Dunwoody Campus began its operation in 1979. Described by some as being “carved out of the forest,” the campus is located on 100 acres on Womack Road in a residential area of northern DeKalb County. Mr. Boyken led a team performing cost estimating services for R.L. Brown Architects, assisting them to develop a design solution that met the project budget that was successfully bid within the budget for the Dunwoody Campus “E” building renovation to create a new 55,000 SQ FT Student Services Center.