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March 2013 – Hays Campus Update

March 2013 – Hays Campus Update
Construction is moving along with greater momentum now. The project is about 30 percent complete. There are now more than 100 workers on-site every day, representing 13 subcontractors. The structural steel building frame is fully erected and complete. The second- and third-floor concrete decks have been...

Something Exciting is Starting Here: ACC Highland Groundbreaking

Something Exciting is Starting Here: ACC Highland Groundbreaking
Something exciting started at Highland Mall on March 27 – the first phase of renovations by Austin Community College. Hundreds of people gathered outside the vacant J.C. Penney store, which will soon transform into a state-of-the-art learning environment, to celebrate the groundbreaking. “We are...

Celebrate ACC Highland Groundbreaking March 27

Celebrate ACC Highland Groundbreaking March 27
Austin Community College will host a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday, March 27, to mark the beginning of ACC’s renovation of Highland Mall. The event takes place 10-11:30 a.m. at Highland Mall (6001 Airport Blvd.), outside the former J.C. Penney store. There will be refreshments from Highland-area...

ACC Marks Milestone in Hays Campus Construction

ACC Marks Milestone in Hays Campus Construction
Austin Community College is celebrating a milestone in the construction of its Hays Campus. ACC and Flintco, the construction manager, marked the project’s “topping out” March 5 – signifying completion of the campus’s structural frame. “It is exciting to see this campus taking shape, thanks to...

Community Impact – ACC Hays Campus on Pace for 2014 Opening

Community Impact – ACC Hays Campus on Pace for 2014 Opening
Community Impact – ACC Hays Campus on Pace for 2014...

Highland’s New Future Begins With March Groundbreaking

Highland’s New Future Begins With March Groundbreaking
You will see changes soon at Highland Mall. After months of planning, the college will break ground on the first renovations on March 27. Phase I will bring new life to the former J.C. Penney store, located on the northwest corner of the property. Sketches from the project architect, BGK Architects, reveal...

Taking Shape: Elgin Campus Progress

Taking Shape: Elgin Campus Progress
An aerial photo taken December 10 shows major progress on ACC’s Elgin Campus in advance of a planned opening this fall. ACC Project Manager Pamela Collier says building construction is about 85 percent complete, with work underway on interior finishes, exterior walkways, landscaping, and finishing touches...

January 2013 — Elgin Campus Update

January 2013 — Elgin Campus Update
Work is progressing on ACC’s Elgin Campus in advance of a planned opening this fall. Here is the latest: Brickwork is being completed. Exterior curtain wall windows, metal wall panels, and insulation are nearly complete. Interior walls are being finished and painted. The ceramic tile floors in the...

November 2012 – Hays Campus Update

November 2012 – Hays Campus Update
Great progress has been made in the last several weeks.  The City of Kyle issued the site development permit and building permits (one for each floor) in mid-October.  The buyout of sub-contracts is now 95 percent complete. We are happy to report that our HUB percentage for the project will exceed 30...

September 2012 – Elgin Campus Update

September 2012 – Elgin Campus Update
The Elgin Campus is on schedule to open for the fall 2013 semester as construction work continues to advance. Here are some updates: The site utility connections are being finalized. The water connection to Aqua Water Supply Corp. has been completed. Gas service is nearly complete, as is the electric power...

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