$26.5 Million Building Project Will Add Housing, Dining and More at UWG

by Katie Sloan

Carrollton, Ga. — RA-LIN will provide construction management services. 

East Village Housing and Dining Complex at UWG will be complete by August 2013.Carrollton, Ga. — A public-private venture between the University System of Georgia Board of Regents and the University of West Georgia Foundation is building a $26.5 million housing and dining complex at the University of West Georgia. RA-LIN and Associates has been selected to provide construction management services. The architect is Atlanta-based HADP.


Two existing residence halls , Downs Hall and Boykin Hall, will be razed as well as the Art Annex building. These structures will be replaced with two new residence halls totaling 460 beds and a 30,000-square-foot dining facility with seating for 320.


Plans also call for construction of office space for university housing and residence life staff within the dining facility. In addition, Bowdon Hall, a 290-bed residence hall, will be renovated to include ADA accessibility, updated bathrooms, wireless Internet and other improvements. Construction is scheduled to begin in July with a completion target of August 2013.

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