UTSA hires WT Partnership to deliver campus growth through Integrated Delivery Program Management
SAN ANTONIO, TX — The University of Texas at San Antonio (“UTSA”) announces the hiring of WT Partnership (“WT”) for Integrated Delivery Program Management of the UTSA Capital Plan including various projects across the Main and Downtown Campus.
Following a competitive solicitation process, the WT team which includes KPMG, VisSpiro Strategies and Project Control was identified as the Highest Ranked Vendor. The solicitation sought responses from firms with experience in delivering complex higher education programs.
WT brings over $50 billion dollars of integrated delivery experience in the past 20 years. Founded in Australia in 1949, WT is currently delivering major programs for the University of California, Oregon State University, the State of Hawaii and various public agencies across North America. The role will include strategic direction, planning and delivery of UTSA’s capital plan across the next four years including the 10-year Vision strategic plan launched by President Eighmy in late 2017.
“We are thrilled to establish a new partnership with UTSA. We relish the opportunity to enable a client to deliver upon a bold vision, and we’ve seen the remarkable outcomes that can be achieved by taking an integrated delivery approach. We look forward to working with the campus to set a new precedent for development excellence in the UT system.” remarked Adam Shaw, Executive Vice-President.
WT were instrumental in the negotiation of the University of California, Merced 2020 Project transaction which this week reaches handover of it’s second of three phases, on time and on budget. The first availability-payment based public-private partnership for Higher Education campus development in the USA, the Merced project signaled a change in the market approach which many thought would not be possible. WT continues to serve as owner’s representative and project manager for the 1 million square feet development through to mid-2020.
WT Partnership is one of the fastest growing advisory firms in North America. Founded in Australia back in 1949, WT is known as the oldest start-up in the industry and has been a force in North America since 2010. A trusted advisor to Owners, Developers, Government and Private sector clients, WT currently manages $6.5 billion dollars of active mega projects across North America.
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