UNC Charlotte Belk Residence Hall
Charlotte, North Carolina
The 178,000 square foot, 426-bed upper class residence hall facility includes both four (4) bedroom apartments and one (1) or two (2) bedroom suites.The apartment-style suites are equipped with full kitchen, washer and dryer. The exterior utilizes brick and precast concrete to blend with the existing campus architecture. The structure was a load bearing metal stud system. The building’s features include a reflective roof, energy efficient windows, occupancy sensors, and regionally-appropriate landscaping to reduce water use. The facility was designed and built in a circular fashion which allows the building to encompass a beautiful courtyard.
Edifice, Inc. served as Construction Manager at Risk on this project.
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
“I will say this is the best service we have ever received post CO (Certificate of Occupancy) from a contractor. Big thanks to your team…It has been very appreciated.” John Storch, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
“We have seen enthusiastic leadership, great team communication, creative constructability concepts, and responsive budget and schedule management on Belk Hall.” Peter Aranyi, AIA, Principal | Senior Vice President, Clark Nexsen Architects
- The building earned two Green Globes, becoming the first project to utilize Green Globes’ updated New Construction rating system and the first publicly owned building in North Carolina to achieve Green Globes certification.
- The project was the recipient of an Associated Builder’s and Contractors Excellence in Construction Eagle Award.