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Additional Details for USCB Hospitality Management Program Facility

Status:   Under Construction   Under Construction Icon
Project Updates
  • 7/14/2017 -
    • The land transfer from the Town to USCB has been executed.
    • Staff and USCB Representatives are working with Sea Pines CSA regarding property access and improvements at Office Park Road intersection with Greenwood Drive
  • 6/29/2017 -
    • USCB facility is under construction and being managed by University officials. Town is involved in periodic payments for construction as well as any required permits or inspections.
    • Based on the stage of the project this will be the last update from staff. Quarterly updates from USCB will continue throughout construction.
  • 6/29/2017 - Quarterly project update provided by USCB pdf icon
  • 4/24/2017 -
    • Staff and Town Attorneys are working to finalize property transfer.
    • Development Plan Review and final Design Review Board submittals have been approved.
    • Staff and USCB Representatives are working with Sea Pines CSA regarding property access and improvements at Office Park Road intersection with Greenwood Drive.
  • 4/24/2017 - Quarterly project update provided by USCB pdf icon
  • 1/31/2017 -
    • Wetland permitting is underway.
    • Staff and Town Attorneys are working to finalize property transfer.
    • Staff is participating in Development Plan Review and final Design Review Board approval.
  • 1/26/2017 - Quarterly project update provided by USCB pdf icon
  • 8/10/2016 - Quarterly project update provided by USCB pdf icon
  • 8/4/2016 -
    • Additional survey work regarding lagoon storage capacity is underway and expected to be completed by early-August.
    • Wetland permitting is underway.
    • A submittal for New Development-Conceptual has been submitted to the DRB and will be reviewed at the August 9th regular DRB meeting.
    • Staff participated in a phase 2 kick-off meeting/design charrette with the team in Charleston to finalize details of the site plan.
    • Staff participated in review meetings with USCB officials and architects to review final floor plans.
    • Staff participated in a site visit with USCB representatives and architects/engineers to field check conditions critical to site plan.
  • 6/28/2016 - Asbestos abatement and demolition of the Carolina Complex and Time Warner Building completed.
  • 4/19/2016 - Quarterly project update provided by USCB pdf icon
  • 1/19/2016 - Quarterly project update provided by USCB pdf icon
  • 1/5/2016 - Bids were received from 8 bidders for demolition of the Carolina Complex and Time Warner Building. Demolition is anticipated to start in early February 2016. The low bidder was Complete Demolition out of Carrollton Georgia. The demolition project is scheduled to be completed by early June 2016.
  • 12/16/2015 - The Planning Commission approved applications for Public Project Review for construction of a new education facility for USCB Hospitality Management and OLLI and for improvements at the intersection of Office Park Road, Pope Avenue, and New Orleans Road.
  • October 2015 - USCB, through its procurement process, interviewed 4 architectural firms and selected Liollio Architects out of Charleston, SC, Liollio has retained a consulting firm that specializes in Hospitality teaching facilities; Bialosky and partners. Key segments of the university structure, including those outside the Hospitality Management Program continue to participate in internal design review discussions. Town staff continues to work with our traffic consultants to reevaluate the impact of the summer 2015 traffic counts, including the five-year evaluation of the traffic circles, with recommendations scheduled to be presented to the Circle to Circle Task Force in late October.
  • July 2015 - Approval of MOU has been obtained from Commission on Higher Education and the Governor’s Budget and Control Board. USCB is finalizing process to select architectural firm that will take the conceptual designs forward. Public Project Review process awaiting updated traffic count data.
Project Photos
  • Photo of Time Warner Building Demolition
    Time Warner Building Demolition - 3/20/2016
  • Photo of Time Warner Building Demolition
    Time Warner Building Demolition - 3/20/2016
  • Photo of Old Time Warner Building
    Old Time Warner Building
  • Photo of Old Kiawah Building
    Old Kiawah Building
  • Photo of Old Sapelo Building
    Old Sapelo Building
  • Photo of Old Sapelo Building
    Old Sapelo Building
  • Photo of Old Sapelo Building
    Old Sapelo Building