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Board Approves Bond Projects to Move Forward

Aug. 10, 2021 – After interviewing more than 20 architect/engineering (AE) and construction management (CM) at-risk firms, the Guilford County Board of Education is ready to move forward with the selection progress. The board authorized staff to negotiate contracts with the following firms, which were selected by a committee consisting of board members, central office staff, and the superintendent of schools.

The approved firms that GCS staff will be negotiating contracts with can be found in the chart below:

Project

A/E Firm

CM@Risk

Brooks Global Studies

Clark Nexsen/KEi Architects

Metcon

Claxton Elementary

SfL+a Architects

SAMET Corporation

Erwin Montessori

Andre Johnson Architects

N/A

Foust ES Robotics/Gaming

Gensler          

Barnhill/Holt Brothers

Hampton/Peeler K-5 VPA

DLR Group

TA Loving/Callis/MEG

Kiser Middle

Goode Van Slyke

Metcon

Peck K-8 Expeditionary Learning

SHP

DA Everett/Christman

Southwest Area K-8 w/ STEM Ctr

DLR Group

TA Loving/Callis/MEG

Alternate

Vines Architecture

DA Everett/Christman

The contracts for these firms are part of the $300 million bond referendum that was approved by Guilford County voters last year.

The bond referendum will pay for construction of new school facilities, the improvement and expansion of existing school facilities, the installation of equipment and acquisition of land.

To learn more about the GCS bond, please visit www.gcsnc.com/Bond2020