McCarthy Building Companies Inc. has completed construction for the new three-story, 50,000-square-foot Allied Health Building on the San Diego Mesa College campus at 7250 Mesa College Drive in the Clairemont area of San Diego.
Construction on the $23 million building for the San Diego Community College District was funded by the $1.555 billion, Propositions S and N bond program. Work began in May 2008.
The building is currently undergoing the application process to achieve LEED Gold.
Phase three of the project, involving realignment of an existing roadway and extensive on-grade parking lot revisions, is scheduled for completion in November.
The building, which houses a computer lab, classrooms, a clinical dental lab, physical therapy lab, medical lab, plus faculty and staff offices, is the sixth Proposition S-funded project at San Diego Mesa College.
The three-story building was designed by Architects | Delawie Wilkes Rodrigues Barker, of San Diego. McCarthy's project director was Bob Betz Engineering; consultants included Hope Engineering for structural, RBF Consulting for civil, and X-nth for mechanical and electrical. Wimmer Yamada and Caughey was the landscape architect, and Churchill Engineering, Inc., was the code consultant. Gafcon is the program manager for the Propositions S and N construction program for the San Diego Community College District.