Workforce Development Center

Workforce Development Center

Project/Program Location  

College Campus: 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 48,000 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: $12,600,000     
  • Alternate Bid Total: $702,000
  • Total: $13,302,000
  • Authorized Construction Budget Building/Sidewalks/Paving: $14,500,000
  • Site & Utilities Extensions: $200,000
  • Total Authorized Budget: $14,700,000
  • Surplus: $1,398,000


Concept Design Approved by Board - April 12, 2016  

Project Construction

  • Space Program
    • General: This Project will house the new Workforce Development Building.
    • Preliminary Space Program: The preliminary space program will be provided to the Project Architect prior to fee/scope negotiations.   
    Building Assignments
    • New Building: Approximately 48,000 Gross Square Foot total  
  • Other Construction
    • Sitework: Will address the current parking and general site renovations.
      • Renovations to existing Sitework and improvements as needed. 
      • Demolition of existing Sitework and improvements as needed.
      • Additional new sidewalks, paving, lighting and other site improvements. Additional new earth work,grading,and drainage about the Project Area. 
    • Campus Utility Systems: Modify service to building and connections to such as needed. 
    • Campus Drainage: Modify drainage of site as needed. 
  • LandscapingNew Landscaping and Irrigation systems at yard/planting areas adjacent the new facilities. 

Project Timeline

Process Date
Board Award Construction Contract 03/21/17
Notice to Proceed - Begin Construction   04/17/17
Complete Construction Summer 2019
Complete Closeout Summer 2019
Full Occupancy Summer 2019

Project Architect 
Turner | Ramirez Architects
General Contractor
Weaver & Jacobs Constructors
Construction Manager

Page last updated October 4, 2020.