DARLINGTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
 

DATE COMPLETED

In Progress


DESCRIPTION

Darlington County School District selected Brownstone to provide construction management related services and construction administration for a variety of District projects including new construction and renovation. Over the five year program, Brownstone will be managing contracts with district personnel, architects, consulting engineers, vendors and equipment maintenance contracts. Additionally, Brownstone will prepare conceptual drawings, specifications, and cost estimates for proposed district projects. 

The New Darlington Area Elementary School will be the first project of the building program and is expected to break ground at the end of August 2018. 

 
NEW SPARTANBURG HIGH SCHOOL
 

DATE COMPLETED

In Progress


DESCRIPTION

Spartanburg School District 7 chose Brownstone has a part of the Construction Management team for the new Spartanburg High School. The project is budgeted at $128 million and will house 2,100 high school students along with staff and faculty on a daily basis. The project is located on 177 acres on Spartanburg’s east side and the facility itself will encompass 400,000 square feet. The school will feature a state-of-the-art auditorium, sports arena, and stadium. Construction is anticipated to be completed in 2019. 

 
ALLENDALE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT RENOVATIONS
 

DATE COMPLETED

In Progress


DESCRIPTION

The Allendale County School District embarked upon a plan to reduce their facility footprint and consolidate their 1,300 student population into the existing middle school, high school and construct a new child development center. After conducting a district-wide facility assessment, Brownstone was retained again to assist the District with prioritizing how the $5 million total project budget would be disseminated between each project. The 168,634 square foot high school was partially renovated to accommodate middle and high school students. Key to the project was the separation of grade levels. Brownstone included a new middle school administration office in the middle school quadrant of the building and developed hallway gateways that delineated middle/high school zones. The scope of work also included restroom upgrades, new flooring, new ceilings, server room addition, IT infrastructure enhancements, minor demolition and modifications to an existing high school entrance to become the middle school’s main entry point. 

 
ANGEL OAK ELEMENTARY
 

DESCRIPTION

Work at Angel Oak included the renovation of the existing 44,000 square foot school building along with the construction of a new, one-story, fully sprinkled, 38,300 square foot building located on the current school site.  The new addition accommodates the school’s Arts Curriculum and include spaces for Music, Art, Dance and a Multipurpose Room with a stage.  Renovations of the existing school included the replacement of HVAC and fire alarm systems.  Additional upgrades include replacement of roofing, flooring, doors, hardware ceilings systems and selective walls in the facility.  Several existing spaces in the building were also be repurposed to accommodate an expanded front office area.

BAMBERG-EHRHARDT HIGH SCHOOL
 

DESCRIPTION

The scope of the majority of the work at Bamberg-Ehrhardt High School included upgrades to bring the existing facility in compliance with current code requirements.  Major code required upgrades included the addition of fire walls, a new fire alarm system, fire sprinkler system and ADA modifications at existing toilets throughout the school.  General facility upgrades included HVAC replacement, roof replacement and a complete renovation of the existing kitchen. Similar to upgrades at the Bamberg-Ehrhardt Middle School, a new façade at the main entrance of the building gave the school a needed “face-lift” while providing additional support spaces. Other work throughout the building interior addressed cosmetic  upgrades at the existing school. 

 
BAMBERG-EHRHARDT MIDDLE SCHOOL
 

DESCRIPTION

Bamberg School District One’s $29 Million Building Program is now complete with major work finished at Bamberg-Ehrhardt Middle School.  Phased construction included asbestos abatement, electrical service relocation, and demolition of the existing Allen Building on campus.  Completed additions and renovations for 7th and 8th Grade students consisted of 3 new classrooms, cosmetic and code required upgrades throughout the existing school, and a new façade at at the main entrance of the building to give the school a needed “face-lift”.  Project completion was achieved in August 2012 after the complete renovation of the Kitchen area of the school.  

 
BAPTIST HIGH SCHOOL ADDITIONS
 

DESCRIPTION

The construction of a new 20,000 SF classroom building on the campus of Baptist Hill High School now accommodates 7th and 8th Graders (who were previously housed in portable classrooms on site) and is now complete. The new facility incorporates the “Single-Gender” concept which is used at BHHS to provide separate teaching spaces for boys and girls. An initial Site Package was completed to install utility infrastructure for water, sewer and electrical modifications. The new building contains Classrooms, Science Labs and a Computer Lab to serve the middle school population.  After the removal of the former portables, extensive work was completed to provide a new bus loop / parking area on the campus.

 
CENTER FOR ACHIEVEMENT
 

DESCRIPTION

Work has been completed at Richland School District Two’s Center for Achievement.  Located on an existing campus with Lake Carolina Elementary and Kelly Mill Middle Schools,  CFA serves the unique needs of students requiring additional attention in Grades 1 through 5. Construction of the new building consisted of an approximate 35,000 square foot facility to accommodate 250 students who were also housed in portables on campus.  The new state of the art facility contains classroom spaces, a centrally located Media Center, a Multipurpose Room and other support spaces.  An exterior Amphitheater was also constructed in the exterior playground area to enhance outdoor learning at the facility. Extreme care was taken to complete this project without disrupting three active schools on site. 

CHICORA ELEMENTARY
 

DESCRIPTION

Charleston County School District has completed work for the replacement of the existing Chicora Elementary School.  Coordination with the City of North Charleston Resulted in a new location for the school adjacent to the existing Military Magnet High School.  Construction of the new building consisted of an approximate 74,000 square foot elementary school to accommodate 500 students.  The new state of the art facility contains typical Classroom spaces for Grades Pre-K through 5th Grade, a Media Center, Cafeteria, Multipurpose, Computer Labs and other support spaces for the Chicora Elementary staff and students.  The design for the facility included features to showcase the school’s Communications Curriculum.    

DILLON AUDITORIUM AND DISTRICT OFFICE
 

DESCRIPTION

Dillon County School District Four engaged Brownstone as the Agency CM for their new District Offices and Auditorium building located on the campus of the existing Dillon High School.  The District Office portion of the new facility consolidated all activities of the administrative team in a central location to include the offices of the Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, Special Education, Food Service and a new School Board Meeting Room.  Immediately adjacent to these offices is a 500-Seat state-of-the-art Auditorium designed for both District and Community use.

DILLON ATHLETIC COMPLEX
 

DESCRIPTION

Brownstone monitored the construction of new Athletic Locker Rooms for the Dillon High School program. Work included a locker room facility for both male and female athletes complete with equipment rooms, coach’s offices and staff meeting rooms. At the exterior of the building, three (3) practice fields were completed for various sports teams and bands at the school. An extensive fencing package was approved and installed during this work to address student security needs identified by district officials.

E.B. ELLINGTON ELEMENTARY
 

DESCRIPTION

E.B. Ellington Elementary School, a 58,000 square foot facility built to accommodate 450 students, is complete and serves the Ravenel, South Carolina community. An early site package was finished to include underground utilities, building pad and site drainage work ahead of vertical construction. The building contract was completed in August 2010. Separate cost sharing agreements were negotiated with Charleston Roadwise for roadway improvements and with The Town of Ravenel for sewer infrastructure that was brought to the site under separate contracts.

ESTILL MIDDLE SCHOOL CLASSROOM ADDITION
 

DESCRIPTION

Hampton County School District Two secured the services of Brownstone to oversee the design and construction of a new 34,000 square foot classroom building for Estill Middle School. The new building was built on the existing Estill High School campus and contains an Administration Area, Classrooms, Media Center, Science Lab, Art/Music Lab and a Multipurpose Room. The fast-track project was completed in August 2012 in time for the start of the new school year by TQ Constructors.

FAIRFIELD CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER
 

DESCRIPTION

Brownstone, in conjunction with Boomerang Design, designed this state-of-the-art, 60,000 square foot Career Technology and Education Facility in between the existing Fairfield Central Middle and Fairfield High School on a topographically challenging. The two-story facility houses the District’s STEM Program, Engineering, Culinary Arts, Auto Mechanics, Fire Sciences, Horticulture, Construction, Barbering, Cosmetology and Business Education programs.

GADSDEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
 

REGION

Georgia

DATE COMPLETED

2012


DESCRIPTION

A replacement school for the existing Gadsden Elementary School, the new facility is 90,000 square feet with the capacity to serve over 500 students. The school was built on the existing Gadsden Elementary School campus immediately after the demolition of the existing school building. The tilt-wall school was based on a prototype design identical to the recently completed Pulaski Elementary School in the Savannah-Chatham County School District. The new facility contains spaces for Grades Pre-K through 5th Grade, a Media Center, Cafeteria, Computer Labs, Gymnasium and other support spaces. The project also included associated site work, utility connections, landscaping and irrigation. Careful coordination was incorporated into the project to avoid disruptions in the adjacent community.

HAUT GAP MIDDLE SCHOOL
 

DESCRIPTION

Haut Gap Middle School, a 77,000 square foot middle school built to serve 450 students in the Johns Island community, is complete. The new facility was constructed in the rear play area of the occupied existing campus. During the completion of the project, precautions were in place to avoid conflict with students and instruction. The new 2-story building designed by Gantt Huberman Architects of Charlotte, NC houses 6th through 8th Grades. The building project was completed in January 2010 while the demolition of the existing school was finalized in June 2010.

HODGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
 

REGION

Georgia

DATE COMPLETED

2014


DESCRIPTION

A replacement school for the existing Hodge Elementary School, the new facility is 90,000 square feet with the capacity to serve over 500 students. The school was built on the existing DeRenne Middle School campus. The tilt-wall school is based on a prototype design identical to the completed Pulaski and Gadsden Elementary Schools in the Savannah-Chatham County School District. The new facility contains spaces for Grades Pre-K through 5th Grade, a Media Center, Cafeteria, Computer Labs, Gymnasium and other support spaces. The project also included associated site work, utility connections, landscaping and irrigation. Careful coordination was incorporated into the project to avoid disruptions in the adjacent community.

HOWE HALL ARTS INFUSED MAGNET SCHOOL
 

DESCRIPTION

Renovations and additions to the existing elementary school were completed on an occupied campus. Work included the demolition and replacement of the kitchen and auditorium at the school. An interior classroom wing of the facility was also gutted and converted into a new front office area, computer labs and an Art Room. The existing Media Center in the building was also expanded and renovated.

LAKE VIEW HIGH SCHOOL RENOVATIONS PHASE I
 

DESCRIPTION

Work was completed to provide new classroom spaces at the existing Lake View High School to accommodate students from the Lake View Middle School who were relocated to the campus. A new addition included Middle School classrooms along with a new Administrative Area, Computer Lab, Science Lab, and a Media Center to serve the entire school campus. After the completion of the new addition, spaces in the current building were converted to additional teaching spaces for Art and Music. Additional work on campus included the removal of asbestos containing materials from the remainder of the existing building prior to installing new ceilings, lighting, flooring and fire alarm system.

LAKE VIEW HIGH SCHOOL RENOVATIONS PHASE II
 

DESCRIPTION

Following completion of the Phase I renovations, the second phase of Lake View High School Renovations were completed in November 2014. Work in this phase included a complete renovation of the Kitchen Facility at the existing school to serve the expanded student population. The Cafeteria’s dining area was also enlarged complete with an exterior patio for students. Exterior improvements immediately adjacent to the Cafeteria expansion included repairs and resurfacing of nearby parking areas at the school. With work completed in this phase, all areas of need identified in the District’s building program for Lake View High School were addressed.

LEE CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL
 

DESCRIPTION

A 140,000 square foot building built to serve 750 students, Lee Central Middle School serves students in Lee County School District. An expansive gymnasium was incorporated into the new facility to serve the needs of the High School program. The new facility was constructed adjacent to the existing Lee Central High School, with precautions in place to avoid conflict with students and instruction. All areas of Lee Central Middle School were completed with full Occupancy Approval granted in December 2009.

LIBERTY HILL ACADEMY
 

DESCRIPTION

A “fast track” project, 32,000 square foot Liberty Hill Academy was designed as a special education facility for at-risk students. The project was completed on the campus of the Carolina Youth Development Center. A negotiated contract with general contractor incentive packages allowed the facility to be completed in seven (7) months. Additional coordination was made with the adjacent Carolina Youth Development Center (the former Charleston Orphanage) for improvements on their campus.

MEMMINGER ELEMENTARY
 

DESCRIPTION

In response to seismic evaluations of several downtown schools, Charleston County School District approved work for the demolition and replacement of Memminger Elementary School.  Phased construction included the demolition of the existing school prior to the start of new construction.  Construction of the new building consisted of an approximate 75,000 square foot elementary school to accommodate 450 students.  The new state of the art facility contains classroom spaces for Grades Pre-K through 5th Grade, a Media Center, Cafeteria, Multipurpose, Computer Labs and other support spaces for the Memminger Elementary staff and students.  The design for the facility also included features to showcase the school’s Global Studies Curriculum while retaining an architectural balance with the adjacent Memminger Auditorium.  

 
MURRAY LASAINE MONTESSORI
 

DESCRIPTION

The complete renovation of Murray LaSaine Elementary School has been completed to convert the former facility into a Montessori Learning Center. Brownstone led the effort by providing Program Management services for Charleston County School District’s first ever Design-Build project. With the MLES population relocated from the building during the 2014-2014 school year, the building was completely renovated to accommodate the new instructional curriculum. Interior renovations included modifying the former “pod” type school to house larger Montessori teaching spaces along with typical Administrative, Media, Cafeteria, PE and other support spaces. In addition to modifying various spaces in the building, system upgrades were incorporated into the project to include new HVAC, fire alarm, lighting, electrical, sprinkler, technology, energy management systems, etc.

NORTH CHARLESTON CREATIVE ARTS ELEMENTARY

DESCRIPTION

The new facility was constructed behind the existing school in the Park Circle area of North Charleston. Construction of the new building consisted of an approximate 84,000 square foot elementary school to accommodate 500 students. The new state of the art facility consisted of typical Classroom spaces for Grades Pre-K through 5th Grade, a Media Center, Cafeteria, Multipurpose, Computer Labs and other support spaces for the students and staff. The design for the facility also included Dance, Drama, Chorus and other Fine Arts spaces to showcase the school’s Arts Infused Curriculum.

OTIS BROCK ELEMENTARY

REGION

Georgia

DATE COMPLETED

2016


DESCRIPTION

A replacement school for the existing Otis Brock Elementary School, the new $17M, 96,000 square feet facility serves a 650 student population with a 900 student core capacity to allow for future expansion. Built on the current Otis Brock Elementary campus, the brick and block structure contains spaces for Pre-K through 5th Grade, a Media Center, Cafeteria, Computer Labs, Gymnasium and other support spaces. The project also included associated site work, utility connections, landscaping and irrigation. Careful coordination was incorporated into the project to avoid disruptions with the existing school and adjacent community. After occupancy of the new building, the current school was demolished to complete the project.

PULASKI ELEMENTARY

REGION

Georgia

DATE COMPLETED

2011


DESCRIPTION

A replacement school for the existing Pulaski Elementary School, the new facility is 90,000 square feet and serves over 500 students. The tilt-wall school is based on a prototype design. The project included associated sitework, utility connections, landscaping and irrigation. The new facility houses spaces for Grades Pre-K through 5th Grade, a Media Center, Cafeteria, Computer Labs, Gymnasium and other support spaces. The school was constructed adjacent to the Hunter Army Air Field in Savannah and serves both military and civilian families.

RICHARD CARROLL ELEMENTARY

DATE COMPLETED

2012


DESCRIPTION

The new Richard Carroll Elementary School is a replacement for existing school buildings serving Grades Pre-K through 6. Phased construction included the initial site upgrades to include the installation of utilities, grading, and roadways. The follow-up construction of the new building consisted of an approximate 120,000 square foot elementary school to accommodate 450 students. The new state of the art facility opened in August 2012 and includes typical Classroom spaces, a Media Center, Cafeteria, Gymnasium, Computer Labs, Special Education Classrooms and other support spaces.