New “UNC Kenan Flagler Business School Addition and Renovation” (KFBS) at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

by June 7, 2022



Barnhill Contracting Co. & Holt Brothers Construction, a Joint Venture, has been selected as Construction Manager at Risk by the University of North Carolina and seeks to pre-qualify construction trade and specialty contractors to submit bids for furnishing labor, material, equipment, and other for the new “UNC Kenan Flagler Business School Addition and Renovation” (KFBS) at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

Project Description: The scope of the project encompasses 393,902 sf of total program, new and existing and includes a new 146,206sqft addition across Kenan Drive to the north of the existing McColl Building and Keenan Flagler Business School (KFBS). The new addition houses 82,000sqft of program spread across four floors above two floors of below grade structured parking. A new two-level pedestrian bridge will replace the existing and connect the existing McColl Building to the new addition to the existing parking garage over Kenan Drive. Site improvements along Blythe Dr will establish the addition as a new entry to the McColl Building and KFBS. A new, partially elevated, exterior walkway along the addition’s west façade connects to the new pedestrian bridge and the McColl Building. A series of cascading landscaped terraces and accessible decks connect the site from north to south along the forest while establishing a controlled path celebrating on site storm water management. Improvements to the existing, adjacent six-level parking deck, 190,378 sqft are included. Principal trade and specialty contractors are solicited for the following Bid Packages: BP0100-General Trades, BP0102-Temporary Fencing, BP0105-Final Cleaning, BP205-Demolition, BP390-Turnkey Concrete, BP0400-Turnkey Masonry, BP0500-Structural Steel, BP0550-Misc. Metals, BP0585-Ornamental Metals, BP0642-Millwork & Casework, BP0725-Fireproofing, BP0740-Roofing, BP0750-Metal Wall Panels, BP0790-Caulking & Waterproofing, BP0800-Turnkey Doors, Frames & Hardware, BP0836-Overhead Doors, BP0840-Glass & Glazing, BP0925-Drywall & Framing, BP0930-Ceramic Tile, BP0960-Resilient Flooring/Carpet/Base, BP0963-Terrazzo, BP0980-Acoustical Ceilings, BP0985-Acoustical Wall Treatments, BP0987-Acoustical Spray Treatments, BP0990-Painting & Wallcovering, BP1005-Specialities & Accessories, BP1065-Operable Partitions, BP1115-Parking Control Equipment, BP1140-Food Service Equipment, BP1210-Access Flooring, BP1220-Window Treatments, BP1235-Fixed Audience Seating & Classroom Furniture, BP1370-Photovoltaic System, BP1400-Elevators, BP2100-Fire Protection, BP2200-Plumbing, BP2300-HVAC, BP1560-Controls; BP2305-HVAC Testing & Balance, BP2600-Electrical, BP2605-Underground Duct Banks, BP2700-Low Voltage Communications, BP2805-Fire Alarm, BP3100-Earthwork & Storm, BP3200-Asphalt Paving, BP3213-Site Concrete, BP3290-Landscape & Irrigation, BP3300-Site Water & Sewer Utilities. Additional Packages may be added and/or deleted at the discretion of the Construction Manager. Historically Underutilized Business firms are encouraged to complete participation submittals.

Interested contractors should submit their completed prequalification submittals by July 1, 2022, to Meredith Terrell (919-604-2367) at Barnhill Contracting Company by mail to PO Box 31765 Raleigh, NC 27622 (Office 4325 Pleasant Valley Road, NC 27612) or by email to [email protected] .  PREQUALIFICATION FORMS CAN BE OBTAINED from Barnhill’s online plan room at “UNC Kenan Flagler Business School Addition”, or by contacting Meredith Terrell. Target bid date August 2022.

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