Feasibility

Client: 1100 Architects

Owner: The Dalton School

Project Value: $10,000,000

Contract Duration: Ongoing

Services Provided: Cost Management, Cost Estimating

 

Expansion

Client: SOM Architects

Owner: The Dalton School

Project Value: $36,000,000

Contract Duration: Ongoing

Services Provided: Cost Management, Cost Estimating

The Dalton School 89th Street Expansion Feasibility Study and Expansion

New York, NY

Feasibility Study: This project involves providing cost estimating services to the design team during the feasibility studies phase of project development. Ellana met with the various consultants on the project to determine the most  efficient and economical building system. The project scope covers the addition of two new floors atop Dalton’s existing 89th Street building. The 12,000sf addition includes new classrooms, science (STEM conversion to STEAM) and robotics labs and a new greenhouse, including all new mechanical systems for the two existing floors below the addition. The project also entails minor interior alterations to the existing 92,425sf building; structural modifications to the existing structure due to the addition and various MEP upgrades.

 

Expansion: This project involves providing cost estimating services for Skidmore Owings and Merrill (SOM) the designers during the feasibility studies phase of project development. Ellana met with the various consultants on the project to  determine  the  most  efficient and economical building systems. The final design for the  facility re-organized the building into three programmatic groups: Interdisciplinary Hub, Academic Core and Student Resources. The project scope covers the addition of two new floors atop of Dalton’s existing 12-story 89th Street building. The 12,200sf addition includes new classrooms, science (STEM conversion to STEAM) and robotics labs and a new greenhouse, including all new mechanical systems for the two existing floors below the addition. The new addition project also entails interior alterations to the existing 92,425sf building; structural modifications on lower floors, reinforcing of existing columns attributable to added loads to the structure, MEP upgrades and fuel oil risers; including utility system tie-ins to the new building addition.