Project Description


University of California, Merced

Contract Value:

$1.350 Billion USD

Contract Term / Payment Mechanism:

35 Years /Availability-Based

SPV Lead:

Plenary Properties Merced (PPM)

DB Contractor:

Webcor Builders (Webcor)

FM Contractor:

Johnson Controls (JCI)

Overlooking the new multipurpose Dining Facility, Housing 1B, (“Glacier Point”) provides additional undergraduate residential housing to UC Merced and recently exceeded it’s LEED Gold design target.

The residence hall stands 6 stories tall and acts as a northern gateway to the residential areas of Academic Walk. Study rooms, lounge spaces, meeting spaces and sheltered bike storage are available within the hall. Ground floor public spaces include classrooms and student life space connected to the pedestrian circulation network.

The WT Team has been engaged from Developer Proposals through to Operational Handover, including providing a full suite of cost management and construction schedule services across multiple phases, on 13 campus buildings and related infrastructure, including this 270-room, 163,000 GSF housing facility.