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)

Located just south of Little Lake, Housing 1A/3B provides additional undergraduate residential housing to UC Merced. The building was delivered in two phases, with the northern phase opening in Fall 2018 and the southern portion opening in 2020, exceeding it’s LEED Gold design target.

The residence hall stands four stories tall and edges Little Lake with a pedestrian boardwalk. 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 was 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 146-room, 100,000 GSF housing facility.