OHL North America company, OHL-Arellano, has been awarded the contract for construction of a center for innovation at Miami Dade College, one of the top universities in the United States.
The contract consists of the construction of a new four-story building for the Center for Learning, Innovation and Simulation. The project will include an enclosed footbridge connecting the new facility to the existing academic building, as well as areas for classrooms, an auditorium with capacity for 300 people, areas for meetings, laboratories for clinical studies including medical and histology lab technology, physiotherapy, massage and respiratory rooms as well as a teaching and learning simulation center.
This award is additional to the projects performed in 2015 for this university on the InterAmerican Campus, which included the renovation of a building with a surface area of close to 7,000 m2 and a four-floor parking garage totaling more than 22,000 m2.
With this contract, OHL-Arellano reinforces its position in the environment of higher education, where it has been active for more than thirty years. During this time, it has contributed to the development and growth of the University of Miami and has carried out various projects for Florida International University, Christopher Columbus High School and Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management. In addition, it has also carried out the construction and renovation of hospitals and healthcare centers, with significant contracts in hospitals such as the Baptist Hospital, South Miami Hospital, Miami Children's Hospital, Boca Raton Regional Hospital, Mercy Hospital and Mount Sinai in Miami.
Construction of a new four-story building