Massaro Corporation was awarded the contract to perform general construction services for West Virginia University’s Biomedical Lab at 1 Medical Center Drive. The five-story building is comprised of 114,000 square feet with two floors currently occupied.
The 26,000 square foot fit-out includes lab and research space, classrooms, a darkroom, new offices, restrooms and common areas. A feature wall with casework and glass, wood veneer faced paneling and state-of-the-art technology are items to be showcased.
Self-performed work included demo, rough carpentry, door installation and division 10.
Extensive MEP systems to support the lab space are included. Additional MEP systems were installed in planning for the future ground and basement floor build-outs.
Additional safety measures and site logistics planning were taken to accommodate the occupied floors as to not disrupt their daily routine.