Capital Projects


Capital Projects Service Center provides facilities programming, design and construction services to Baltimore area USM schools, ranging from $1 million renovation to large capital projects. 

The professional staff of architects, engineers, and project managers uses its collective experience and training to manage outside design consultants, construction contractors, and specialty service providers to design and build state-of-the-art, LEED-certified, and sustainable buildings and renovations for the campus and for the Regional Service Center.

Facilities Programming

  • Develop programming documents for capital projects based on user requirements.
  • Conduct project feasibility studies, including economic analysis, to identify project viability.
  • Develop project budgets using historical cost data.
  • Develop campus infrastructure projects, including phasing and impact mitigation.


  • Coordinate all designs with the Campus Master Plan.
  • Manage the design process using outside design consultants.
  • Coordinate with the schools and administration to facilitate design solutions that best address program requirements.
  • Review all design documents for compliance with the Design Standards and A/E Procedure Manual.
  • Assist with Cost Estimate review and Value Engineering efforts to tailor the design to budgetary and scheduling limitations.
  • Serve on selection committees for A/E contracts.


  • Serve as liaison between construction contractors and building end users.
  • Manage all construction projects.
  • Conduct all final punch list walkthrough meetings and project close-outs.
  • Serve on selection committees for contractors.
  • Conduct building inspections and witness system testing to ensure code and standards compliance.
  • Manage building commissioning process.