Arkansas The University of Arkansas is planning to build the Phi Mu Sorority House, in Fayetteville at the intersection of Maple Street and Leverett Stree. The 33,000-sq-ft building will contain between 75 and 85 beds, a columned porch, shared bathrooms, a commercial kitchen, dining hall, library, study hall, chapter room and house manager’s suite. CDI Contractors LLC is the construction manager. The project is valued at $11.4 million. University of Arkansas, Attn: Todd Ferguson, Campus Planner, 521 S. Razorback Rd., Fayetteville, 72701. DR#13-00570937.
Colorado Colorado State University is planning to construct a state-of-the-art equine hospital on its Fort Collins campus. The 180,000-sq-ft complex will be located on West Drake Road at the South Campus. The project is valued at $47 million. Colorado State University, Attn: Fred Haberecht, Campus Planning Dept., 250 Edison St., Fort Collins, 80523. DR#15-00585866.
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