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Babson College

In honor of Babson College’s centennial, several significant capital projects were in progress, including a new ground-up Recreation and Athletic Facility (BRAC), Horn Library interior renovation, and college executive and administration wing renovation. Babson realized its facilities team required additional support to plan and execute a multi-phased move of facilities, while renovating in place and creating ‘swing” space to run summer programming. PPM was hired to provide transition and relocation management program oversight, move and communications planning and execution, and help manage the impact to staff, faculty and students while working closely with the Babson team to open successfully.

  • Size 67,000 SF
  • Service Transition & Relocation Management
  • Additional Services Move Planning, Temporary/Swing Space Reconfiguration, RFP Mover Procurement, Move Communications Strategy, Development and Delivery, Furniture Disposition, FF&E Management, Delivery and Installation, Move Execution, Technology Move Planning, Desktop Disconnect/Reconnect

UW School of Medicine Phase 3.2

PPM was engaged to advocate for the University of Washington while utilizing Vulcan resources. The challenge was aligning multiple client interests, to restructure the programming and budget after specific occupants were identified, resubmitting the MUP, and recalculating and managing the new timeline after a delay.

  • Size 180,000 SF
  • Value $150,000,000
  • Additional Services Project Management (Defining Scope, Budget, Vendor Procurement & Management), Design and Construction Team Management, FF&E (Furniture Design, Procurement, Installation)

The Everett Clinic at Smokey Point

The Pacific Project Management team received the building site location, patient volume and a budget with the challenge to develop a better model for patient-centered care delivery. The strategy was to reconfigure the facility design based on intense pre-project planning using a $250/SF construction estimate and data-driven analysis which included site and space due diligence, workflow design mock-ups and value engineering.

The project was programmed, designed, constructed, equipped, and operationalized in 22 months with 25% lower patient wait time and 23% reduced non-patient and non-essential space, creating 33% more space for future use.

  • Size 60,000-SF, 3.5-acre campus
  • Additional Services Pre-Project Planning including Site Due Diligence, Entitlements, Scope, Schedule and Budget Development; Project Management, Systems Furniture & Equipment, Design and Construction Team Management

Swedish Tallman Building

New medical office building construction for Swedish Health Systems included the relocation of an existing Philips 1.5T MRI machine to the second floor of the new space.

This initiative required removal of the existing building exterior glazing and metal panels, moving the MRI 200 yards down the street, and hoisting it around the new medical office building and up to the second floor. The imaging area also required a 11′ raised slab which incorporated isolator springs to reduce passage of noise and vibration to the adjacent spaces.

  • Value $15,000,000
  • Additional Services GC PM, Equipment Coordination with Room Design, Construction and Path of Installation, Installation and Equipment Coordination

Swedish Orthopedic Institute

PPM was engaged in a previous directorship role to manage both the technical and overall project. The challenge was to align the clinical operations in the new facility and create a structure to work with the Project Manager of Operations to enable real-time decisions and align goals and priorities. The project was located on a tight site in an urban setting, which required demolishing an existing building and incorporating an existing structure.

  • Size 372,000 SF
  • Additional Services Project Consulting (Due Diligence, DOH and Entitlement Coordination with MUP and MIMP), Project Management (RFP and Vendor Team Assembly), Design and Construction Team Management, Systems, Furniture and Equipment Management

Swedish Cherry Hill Imaging Level A

Project consisted of building out a shelled space above an active operating room suite. The build-out was for one GE 1.5T MRI, one GE 3T MRI and two CT machines.

The imaging area required a 11′ raised slab which incorporated isolator springs to reduce passage of noise and vibration to the adjacent operating room suite and Emergency Room.

  • Value $9,000,000
  • Additional Services Coordinated Equipment Installation, MEP Design/Installation, Room Shielding Installation, Spring Isolated Structural Slab Design/Installation, and Path of Delivery

Stoel Rives

Stoel Rives selected PPM because of its confidence in the PPM team to develop and lead the project through multiple significant challenges, which included:

  • The organization and alignment of multiple strong user groups who all had their own concepts for the project outcomes around performance and finishes
  • A tight budget baseline that needed to be thoroughly vetted, re-built and scope prioritized and scaled to fit within the targeted parameters
  • A re-stack of four fully operational floors of attorneys and support staff
  • Changes in building codes scheduled between phases
  • Simultaneous integration of the landlord’s own work within the same space
  • Size 80,000 SF
  • Duration 27 months
  • Additional Services Programming and Re-stack Planning, Team Procurement via RFQ/RFP, Budget and Schedule Development, and Design and Construction Team Management through to Occupancy.

Starbucks

PPM provided a variety of services at the Starbucks corporate headquarters. The projects ranged in scope and size from executive office remodels to construction of new R&D lab space and managing overall building upgrades.

  • Significant value was brought by having a dedicated, embedded team resource who can understood the needs of facilities, improved communication timelines and delivered a high level of customer service.
  • PPM’s cultural fit and repeated project success earned a high level of trust from Starbucks.
  • Size 1,500,000 SF
  • Projects 100+
  • Value $60,000,000
  • Additional Services Project Consulting, Design Oversight, Project Management, Systems, Furniture and Equipment Planning, Move Management, Project Process Development and Improvement