Owner / developer: Ozarks Technical Community College
General contractor: Crossland Construction Co. Inc.
Architect: Dake Wells Architecture Inc. and Perkins & Will Inc. (Chicago)
Engineers: CJW Transportation Consultants LLC, Civil; J&M Engineering LLC, structure; Antella Consulting Engineers Inc. (Kansas City), electrical; and Henderson Engineers Inc. (Kansas City), mechanical and plumbing
Cut: 120,000 square feet
estimated cost: $ 40 million
Estimated completion: August 2022
Project description: The Ozarks Technical Community College is expanding its presence on its campus with the Center for Advanced Manufacturing at the corner of National Avenue and Chestnut Expressway. The center will provide education and training opportunities in robotics, manufacturing, mechatronics, automation, drafting and design, OTC spokesperson Mark Miller said. The facility will house a business incubation center and OTC technical programs, including manufacturing technology, precision machining, computer networking and cybersecurity. In addition to hosting classes for traditional students, Miller said the center will provide continuing education for the workforce through a workforce development center.