West Campus Student Housing

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West Campus Student Housing

Client Chasco Constructors, LTD, LLP
Location Austin, TX
Scope Of Work Litigation Support, Escalation Analysis, Cost Evaluation, Demonstrative Aids
Schedule NA

Project Detail


The West Campus Student Housing project was a new 6-story housing facility located in downtown Austin, Texas. Designed as a contemporary midrise, multifamily housing complex, the project consisted of the demolition of an existing apartment complex and construction of a new building composed of 156 units within approximately 135,000 square feet, a parking garage containing 259 parking spaces within approximately 110,000 square feet, an outdoor swimming pool, courtyards and activity decks for the purposes of attracting upper-level economic students, and young university staff. Spire was engaged to perform a construction cost evaluation, labor and material escalation analysis, feasibility study, and change analysis to determine the increased pricing reflected during a 6-month delay in project award. While the conditions of the dispute are confidential, Spire assisted the contractor’s lawyer by serving as a consulting and testifying expert for matters pertaining to cost and schedule.