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)

The UC Merced 2020 Project saw University of California 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 delivered over 22 facilities with an addition of 1m square feet of program to the existing Campus. This included Sentinel Rock which provides additional undergraduate residential housing to UC Merced and designed to LEED Gold standard. The facility features 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. WT provided Owners’ Representative and Lead Project Management services in a PMO arrangement based in Central California for the duration of the project delivery.