Prop M

Maintain & Modernize Palomar College

Escondido Education Center Reimaging

Escondido

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Project Delivery Method:  CM Multi-Prime
Project Budget:  $14 Million
Construction Start Date:
Completion Date:  July 2013
Occupy Date: August 2013
Bond Series: A

Scope/Summary: 

Due to the age and outdated architecture of the buildings and facilities being a former retail center, a cosmetic “facelift” was necessary to enhance the quality of the learning environment and help draw neighboring community to the Education Center.  The entire exterior was transformed to a streamlined , contemporary image, the interior was remodeled for better efficiency, and rooms were updated with new paint and flooring for creating a welcoming atmosphere.  Parking lots were reconfigured and repaved for more efficient Staff and Student parking, circulation and safety.

Sustainable Features:

  • Pervious asphalt for direct percolation of parking lot surface runoff
  • Outdoor patio areas for student relaxation and collaboration
  • Tinted solar and graffiti resistant window film
  • High efficiency restroom fixtures.

Project Team:

  • Architect: LPA, Inc.
  • Construction Manager: C.W. Driver
  • Civil Engineer: LPA, Inc.
  • Electrical/Mechanical Engineer: LPA, Inc.
  • Structural Engineer: LPA, Inc.
  • Landscape Architect: LPA, Inc.
  • Construction Manager: Chris Miller
  • Prop M Construction Manager: John Philipps