For Immediate Release: May 31, 2022
Contact: Nora Shoptaw (336) 370-8386
Board of Education Contracts with Project Managers, Architect/Engineers
Two program managers and 10 design firms selected for Bond 2022 initiatives
Greensboro, N.C. – Following a competitive bid process including a series of interviews last week, the Board of Education has selected two program managers and 10 architect/engineers to begin work on projects funded by the $1.7 billion bond<www.gcsnc.com/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=4&ModuleInstanceID=174&ViewID=6446EE88-D30C-497E-9316-3F8874B3E108&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=163779&PageID=1> approved by voters earlier this month.
GCS representatives interviewed four companies to serve as Owner’s Representative/Program Management, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the bond projects. Of those four, two were selected: MEG/CBRE Heery<chrome-extension:/efaidnbmnnnibpcajpcglclefindmkaj/https:/simbli.eboardsolutions.com/Meetings/Attachment.aspx?S=11102&AID=325393&MID=12702> and Brownstone/MEG<chrome-extension:/efaidnbmnnnibpcajpcglclefindmkaj/https:/simbli.eboardsolutions.com/Meetings/Attachment.aspx?S=11102&AID=325391&MID=12702>. MEG/CBRE Heery is a local minority-owned firm and Brownstone/MEG is a 100-percent minority-owned business.
Also on Tuesday, the school board selected 10 firms, out of 13 interviewed, to contract for architectural/engineering work on the Bond 2022 projects. The 10 firms will be assigned specific projects after consulting with program management. They are:
* CPL + Moody Nolan
* DLR Group
* EVOKE Studio
* Goode van Slyke/Corgan
* Little Diversified
* Perkins Eastman/Neighborhood Concepts
Click here<simbli.eboardsolutions.com/SB_Meetings/ViewMeeting.aspx?S=11102&MID=12702> to view all 13 presentations reviewed by the district. For more information about the district’s master facilities plan, click here<www.gcsnc.com/Page/62685>.
About Guilford County Schools
Guilford County Schools, the third largest school district in North Carolina and the 50th largest of more than 14,000 in the United States, serves more than 70,000 PK-12 students at 126 schools. With approximately 9,800 employees, GCS works in partnership with parents, businesses, colleges and the community to deliver an education that connects student interests and skills with the careers and economy of our future here and around the world. We provide educational choices to meet individual student needs in a culturally diverse citizenship and new opportunities to help our students Soar to Greatness. For more information, visit the district’s website at www.gcsnc.com.
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