Vanderbilt Engineering and Science Building Fifth and Sixth Floor Fit-out

Nashville, TN


  • Assignment: Construction Manager
  • Architect: Ayers Saint Gross
  • Mechanical Engineer: Phoenix Design Group
  • Structural Engineer: Emc Structural Engineers


This project is a 45,000 sf fit-out of the vacant fifth and sixth floors. It includes demolition and infilling of stairs connecting three consecutive floors in active research facility. Additionally, it features wet labs, imaging labs, faculty offices, graduate student workstations, and conference rooms on the fifth and sixth floors.


  • This project consists of complex research lab fitouts where the project team is utilizing Messer’s Quality Leadership System to align resources and processes to drive quality results.
  • Due to the building being an active research facility and academic building, there are logistical challenges with hoist access and stair demolition. The project team is planning for scheduled demolition and hoisting of all materials.

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