Project Description


University of California, Merced

Contract Value:

$1.3 Billion

Contract Term / Payment Mechanism:

35 Years /Availability-Based

SPV Lead:

Plenary Properties Merced (PPM)

DB Contractor:

Webcor Builders (Webcor)

FM Contractor:

Johnson Controls (JCI)

As one of the largest, most complex social infrastructure projects undertaken in the US to date, The UCM 2020 project saw the Merced campus expand to support a significant increase in student intake including; enhancements to academic, administrative, research, recreational, student residence and student services buildings, utilities and infrastructure, outdoor recreation and open space areas, and associated roadways, parking and landscaping.

The WT Team has been engaged from Developer Proposals through to Operational Handover across the campus expansion, including the development of athletics and recreational facilities which are part of a campus precinct dedicated to health and wellness. Anchoring that precinct is a 31,000 GSF Wellness and Counseling Center that includes facilities for medical services and psychological counseling.