Emerging Technology Expansion

Emerging Technology Expansion

Project/Program Location

Del Mar College’s West Campus located at Old Brownsville Rd., Corpus Christi, TX 

Project Size

Current Building Area: The new Space Program will be approximately 27,041 Gross Square Feet (GSF). GSF/USF: GSF includes both the Space Program noted below, as well as Unassignable Square Feet (USF) for service areas such as corridors, mechanical/electrical rooms, janitorial rooms, walls, partitions and chases.

Project Budget 

  • Base Bid: $8,068,000
  • Alternate Bid Total: $300,500
  • Total: $8,368,500
  • Authorized Construction Budget Building/Sidewalks/Paving: $8,600,000
  • Site and Utilities Extensions: $100,000
  • Total Authorized Budget: $8,700,000
  • Surplus: $331,500

Project Construction 

Space Program

  • General: This Project will house general academic and technology programs.
  • Preliminary Space Program: The preliminary space program will be provided to the Project Architect prior to fee/scope negotiations. 

Building Assignments 

  • New Building: Approximately 27,041 Gross Square Foot total  

Other Construction

  • Sitework: Will address the current parking and general site renovations.
    • Additional new sidewalks, paving, lighting and other site improvements. 
    • Additional new earthwork, grading,and drainage about the Project Area.
  • Demolition of existing Sitework and improvements as needed.
  • Renovations to existing Sitework and improvements as needed. 
  • Campus Utility Systems: Modify service to building and connections to such as needed.
  • Campus Drainage: Modify drainage of site as needed.


Concept Design Approved by Board - June 14, 2016  

Project Timeline

Process Date
Board Award Construction Contract 05/09/17
Notice to Proceed - Begin Construction   05/30/17
Complete Construction Summer 2019
Complete Closeout Summer 2019
Full Occupancy Summer 2019

Project Architect 
Gignac Architects

General Contractor
Weaver & Jacobs Constructors

Construction Manager

Page last updated May 16, 2019.