Skanska to Renovate University of Cincinnati College of Law

The construction company has signed a $32 million contract, with the project scheduled to kick off in July 2020 and be completed by late 2021.
University of Cincinnati Expansion. Rendering courtesy of Skanska

University of Cincinnati has signed a $32 million contract with Skanska to renovate and expand its former College of Business, Lindner Hall in Cincinnati. The project is expected to kick off in July 2020 and be completed in December 2021.   

The renovations will comprise the existing roughly 31,000-square-foot facility, will include Americans with Disabilities Act improvements and new collaborative student and faculty spaces. Additionally, constructions will add almost 5,000 square feet. When completed, the six-story building will house of the university’s College of Law. According to Chris Hopper, executive vice president & general manager for Skanska, the project is the third with the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Business Courier reports. BHDP Architecture will be the architect of record for the project, together with Perkins + Will. The latter will provide programming and design architect services.   

Recently, St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas, announced its 12,4000-square-foot expansion. The project will deliver a new recreation and athletic center, with a completion date set for the end of the year.