General contractor: Vecino Construction LLC
Size: 82,000-square-foot renovation and 38,000-square-foot addition
Estimated cost: $14.4 million
Estimated completion: December
Project description: Building No. 4 of the Jordan Valley Innovation Center is a multistory expansion on the southern side of the campus. The work includes the removal of a portion of the existing structure and connected to a recently completed update to the Phelps Street streetscape. In downtown Springfield, JVIC is a space for Missouri State University researchers, students and corporate partners to conduct research and development. Clark-Huesemann LC (Lawrence, Kansas) is the project architect. Olsson Inc. is the civil and geotechnical engineer and landscape architect. Additional engineering work is by Wells & Scaletty LLC, structural, and Ross & Baruzzini Inc., mechanical, electrical and plumbing.
Going up at Missouri State University’s 125-acre William H. Darr Agricultural Center on Kansas Expressway is the Small Animal Education Center.