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Beacon Project Update: Construction Progress Continues at Rutgers University CCB Project

As reported in recent E-news, Beacon Consulting Group, Inc. was selected to provide construction consulting and surety consulting services related to the completion of a new building project at Rutgers University (Piscataway, NJ). Beacon has provided a wide range of on-site and consulting services to support the Surety on this project. The interconnected buildings being constructed will be a state-of-the-art, 145,000 square foot multi-purpose facility—the new home for Rutgers' Chemistry & Chemical Biology (CCB) Department. The CCB building(s) will house classrooms, research facilities, laboratories, conference rooms, offices, a large auditorium and other multi-use spaces.

To date, Beacon has provided all of the following services on the project:

  • Developed RFP & helped secure completion contractor
  • Project oversight (Consultant for Surety)
  • Project communications & paperwork (Reports, RFIs, Submittals)
  • Beacon's team also served in an interim construction management role

In recent weeks and months, a great deal of progress has been made on this complex construction project. The General Contractor is managing a number of differerent, specialized contractors working simultaneously on the construction / installation of many internal and external building systems and features, including:

  • Curtainwall Installation
  • Sheathing & Framing Work
  • CFMF (Metal Framing)
  • Terracotta Exterior & Screen Walls
  • Masonry Work (Concrete Stairs & Other)
  • Electrical (Transformers, Main Feeders, Power Panels, Pull Boxes, Raceways, Wiring)
  • Plumbing (Piping for Pumps, Lab Waste/Venting, Domestic Systems)
  • HVAC-Related Work
  • Fire Protection Systems
  • Stainless Steel Ductwork
  • Roofing Work

Beacon Consulting Group, Inc. has a long history of success providing Construction Consulting and Surety Consulting services for educational construction projects at universities, private schools, and K-12 public schools. In the past year, Beacon has been involved in numerous education-related projects, including the Rutgers project, West Point (U.S. Military Academy), New York City schools, and others.

Contact Beacon Consulting Group, Inc. to learn more about our capabilities and services or to request a project consultation.

Project Images:

Image 1: Members of the project team reviewing progress on the CCB Building at Rutgers Piscataway Campus.
Images 2-3: Architectural renderings showing what the building will look like when complete (Flad Architects)
mages 3-4: Aerial views of the CCB Building construction site (2015 Images, Rutgers).