Office of Facilities

Randall Library Renovation and Expansion

Randall Library


The project is currently at 95% construction documents. It includes a 117,980 SF, 4-story expansion at the west side of Randall Library along with a partial renovation of the existing interior. The expansion will be steel framed with slab on grade, pre-engineered trusses, brick veneer, curtainwall, aluminum windows, GFRC columns and trim. Roofing will be asphalt shingles, EPDM, and standing seam metal roof panels. The project includes adding a chiller and cooling tower to the existing West Central Utility Plant as well as replacement and extending the underground services. The renovation will include exterior and interior wall demolition, construction of new walls, replacing finishes and windows. Site work includes stormwater, grading, landscape, bus drop-off, sidewalks, site lighting and a utility courtyard with generator.

The estimated construction budget is $46.1M.

UNCW Project Manager:

Stephanie McArthur

Designer: LS3P

Balfour Beatty Construction – R.J. Leeper Construction; UNCW Library; A Joint Venture

Current Status:

Request for CMR and Commissioning Agent Proposals Solicitation

CMR submittals are due January 4, 2022 at 3:00 PM.  Proposals shall include a fully completed CMR Qualifications Questionnaire, which can be found below.

Estimated Completion Date of Construction: April 2024
Project Schedule:

95% Construction Documents.

Construction is anticipated to end in April 2024.

HUB Opportunities:
CMR Advertisement and Qualifications Questionnaire: Advertisement and Qualifications Questionnaire (PDF)
Commissioning Agent Project Summary: Commissioning Agent Project Summary (PDF)
CMR Pre-Submittal Presentation and Sign in Sheet

CMR Pre-Submittal Presentation (PDF)

CMR Pre-Submittal Meeting Sign in sheet (PDF)

A Non-Mandatory Pre-Proposal Conference was held on December 14, 2021 via Zoom. For additional information please email

Solicitation to Prequalify Contractors

Solicitation to Prequalify Contractors Package A (PDF)

Solicitation to Prequalify Contractors Package C (PDF)

Bid Advertisements

Bid Advertisement Package A (DOC)

Bid Advertisement Package C - Roofing (DOC)

Bid Advertisement Package C (DOC)

ReBid Advertisement Package C (DOC)

Bid Advertisement Package C - A/V (DOC)