Take a virtual tour! Our team recently celebrated the ribbon cutting and completion of Bay Brook Elementary Middle School in Baltimore, MD.
This replacement school was constructed on an accelerated timeline so that Baltimore City Public Schools could occupy the building after the winter break. A combination of excellent plans, team cooperation and experience, generated over $1.5 million in savings to the owner.
The new 116,000 sf, 800 student facility is designed to promote flexible and interactive learning environments. All three classroom wings, P-K through 2nd grade, 3rd through 5th grade and 6th through 8th grade, contain dedicated Collaborative Learning Areas which are centralized to make the spaces open and easily accessible. Larger core-curriculum spaces consisting of the Cafeteria/Dining, Media Center, Administration, Gymnasium, and Community Space are located on the first floor.
Our team completed the building security and site perimeter renovations to Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance Company‘s building in Towson, MD.
This project incorporated the removal and replacement of all first floor glass with the installation of specialized high-grade security glazing. All parking garage security screening was replaced with anti-theft wire mesh/framing.
We also renovated the offices on the first floor and relocated the security station to a new secure vestibule, all while the building remained occupied and fully functional.
Architect: JMT Architecture
Our team was honored to accept the #9 ranking at the Baltimore Business Journal‘s (BBJ) – 50 fastest-growing private companies event. This year’s list ranked companies by the highest average percent change in revenue between 2016 to 2018.
During this period, CAM provided pre-construction, cost estimating, construction management, & general contracting services to private, non-profit, and public project owners.
This recognition included the historical renovations & additions to the Robert Poole Building, Pontiac Mills Apartment & Retail historical restoration, and the new construction of two Net-Zero Elementary Middle Schools.
A drone captured these pictures in August, showcasing the construction progress at Holabird Elementary Middle School in Baltimore, MD. Our team has been hard at work this summer and this project is tracking a LEED Platinum certification.
Holabird is a Net-Zero project featuring Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) wall construction and will be featured in one of our next updates. Learn more about how we can provide cost and time savings on your project, while meeting eco-friendly program goals.
This 6-month time lapse from February to August 2019, captures the construction of the new Bay Brook Elementary Middle School project.
Our team’s ability to meet an aggressive schedule and owner reporting requirements is showcased by the progress within the video.
During the Pre-Construction phase of the project, our team crafted specialized plans to ensure the success of the owner’s demands. CAM’s team ensured pricing and bid packaging through project specific definitions, to match the anticipated schedule and stay within the project scope.
Our team presented and executed an early hazmat/demolition package for the existing school, along with the complete sitework package so we could hit the ground running once the full budget appropriation was made and the final contract could be issued. All pricing and budgeting included a six-day work week which has been fulfilled to meet the aggressive schedule.
Construction Specific Software Solutions
Through the use of construction specific software, our field staff ensures that we remain compliant with the Owner Controlled Insurance Program (OCIP) & project reporting requirements. Our staff utilizes Eyrus software, which allows for the collection of live, real-time, project manpower data. CAM reviews the daily data to evaluate and ensure adequate manpower is provided at all times. This data populates live custom reports, assisting our field staff and management team’s efficiency and reporting accuracy.
CAM’s team implements this software with our sub-contractors during our initial project specific safety orientation. We use this time to train, upload, and begin our field administrative process. The project team has noticed that real-time data reporting and the ability to receive customized notifications, allow for valuable project cost & time savings.
The Robert Poole Building project has achieved a LEED Gold certification! Below is the project’s case study.
Progress Update! A recent drone flight at Holabird Elementary/Middle School highlights our team’s progress on this new Baltimore City Public School.
Upon the completion of Holabird and Graceland Park/O’Donnell Heights Elementary/Middle Schools, these new LEED Platinum facilities will be the first Net Zero educational facilities within Baltimore City.
Our team has started construction on the new Connection Center, within New Psalmist Baptist Church’s Baltimore campus. This new multi-purpose center will be used for ministry and fellowship activities. We provided both Pre-Construction and Cost Estimating services throughout the design process. Click on the link to learn more about this 7,500 sf facility.
All images shown are provided by Sanders Designs Architects & planners.
The Pontiac Mills Development project is the adaptive reuse of more than 20 separate historic textile mill buildings, into a mixed-use complex. This historic redevelopment is comprised of over 50,000 sf of office/retail space and 135 residential rental apartments, along the banks of the Pawtuxet River in Warwick, RI.
Originally built in 1963, this development has been declared a Nationally Registered Historic District and is approved as a historic structure from both the State of Rhode Island and the National Park Service.
CAM performed Pre-Construction and Construction Management services to this project. The final buildings are set to be complete within the upcoming months.