Hammond Construction served as the construction manager at risk for The Ohio State University OARDC Ag Engineering Building Replacement. The facility includes research labs, classrooms, faculty offices, support spaces, and site and infrastructure work. The building, centered in the heart of Ohio’s farming community, utilizes state of the art technologies to advance the fields of agricultural production and advanced energy. It is the first LEED project on the OARDC campus.
Hammond Construction was the construction manager at risk for the new College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology (CAEST), on Kent’s campus. This is one of the first projects completed under Kent’s Foundations of Excellence Building the Future campaign. Through poor soil conditions and one of the coldest winters in Ohio’s history, Hammond worked diligently with the team to overcome all obstacles. The two-story academic building features classrooms, administrative space and multiple labs, including aeronautics, flight simulator lab, air traffic control lab, engineering labs, and a construction lab. CAEST is also home to the only FAA Certified Air Traffic Collegiate Training Initiative program in the State of Ohio.
Bowling Green State University selected Hammond as construction manager at risk for an addition and renovations to their Allied Health & Sciences facilities to support health-related academic programs. The North Building will gain a two-story addition as well as renovated space to house their biology, physics, anatomy, physiology, and chemistry curriculum. The project was performed while the buildings remained fully operational.
Hammond Construction was the CMR for the new University of Mount Union Dom and Karen Capers Academic and Athletic Center. The 5,600-square foot building, funded by a $2-million dollar gift from Dom and Karen Capers, features a team meeting and film room that can be split into smaller rooms along with offices and meeting spaces for the 13-time National Champion football program.
The new Health and Medical Sciences Building will house Mount Union’s new Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program, as well as the University’s Master’s program in physician assistant studies. Academic features include chemistry labs, a physical therapy motion lab, simulation lab, exam rooms, operating room, skills lab, and administrative offices.
The Gartner Welcome Center is a two-story, hospitality-focused admissions and welcome center located on the UMU campus next to the campus lakes. This facility is Stark County’s first LEED Silver certified building and features offices, reception areas, interview rooms and support space.
With the demolition of Rodman Playhouse to make way for the new Gallaher Hall, the University sought to build a new performing arts theater that will meet the current needs of its performing arts programs. The new facility features a proscenium theater with a balcony and full first floor that seats 450 people. Other improvements include new music practice rooms, choir rooms, a black box theater, and entrance lobby.
Wilson Hall underwent a multi-phased renovation project to accommodate Mount Union’s new engineering program. The project includes new laboratories, lecture halls, conference room, student lounge and study areas as well as administrative space.
Hammond worked with The University of Akron to manage the construction of this LEED Certified, environmentally-controlled laboratory and research center. The labs include advanced manufacturing platforms and instrumentation, a high-bay laboratory, conference rooms, work stations and training areas. The Center is focused on developing new knowledge and materials for problems of national interest in health, energy and the environment.
Hammond Construction teamed with the University of Mount Union to design and build new student apartment housing on campus. The three-story manor complex features flats which offer a living room, kitchen, four bedrooms and two bathrooms all on one floor. Each manor has common entrances and includes a centrally located laundry room for all residents.