CBU is a private business school set up by a consortium of Irish and American investors. They have successfully operated a campus in Boston, Massachusetts, USA for the last five years. The project commenced construction in Cork’s docklands in December 2019. The chosen method of delivery for this project is Design-Build Finance (DBF).
The overall construction cost of this project is €40,000,000 (forty million euro) located on a two-hectare site, the gross internal floor area of the new campus building comprising 11,000 m2 over three stories. The external façade will be a combination of brick, metal panel, and glazing.
The interiors will be consistent with a high-quality university building, including lecture rooms, canteen, and administration space.
The structure of the building will be a steel frame with hollow-core precast concrete upper floors.
The project commenced on site in December 2019 and the following is the progress to-date:-
1. Site setup 100% complete
2. Site preparation and demolition 100% complete
3. Substructure 75% complete
4. Structural steel 15% complete
5. Interior wall 5% complete
As the Quantity Surveyor working for the Design-Build Finance (DBF) organization prepare a report for senior management outlining the following:-