Purdue-Calumet Student Housing

Hammond, Indiana

This $26.5 million, 2-phase project marked an exciting turning point for Purdue Calumet, allowing it to transition from a commuter campus to one with a full-time on-campus student population. Phase I included design of a $12.5 million, 120,000 sft, 4-story housing building, a 6,000-sft community center, adjacent recreational areas, surface parking, and a new access drive. Phase II consisted of a second 4-story, 120,000-sft student housing building with a cost of $14 million. Due to a stringent design budget, cost control was critical. By monitoring cost throughout the design phase, the project was bid under budget.

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