Charlotte Public Schools has worked with Granger Construction since 1998, with Granger helping pass four bond proposals and successfully delivering the projects encompassed.

2020 Bond

Granger is serving as Construction Manager to implement construction work at eight different buildings. This bond work focusses on enhancing educational programs, safety and security updates, improving learning spaces and increasing operational efficiency. In advance of the 2020 Bond initiative, Charlotte Public Schools hired Granger to lead a facilities assessment. Granger also worked with TMP Architecture to develop the bond program in advance of the successful bond campaign. Key project features include:
  • New Agricultural Learning Center, including site work and equipment
  • Athletics updates including new auxiliary gym, new concession building with restrooms near baseball/softball fields and new tennis facility with eight (8) tennis/pickle ball courts, parking, site lighting and bleachers
  • New seven-classroom addition at Galewood Early Elementary School
  • New five-classroom addition at Washington Elementary School
  • Improvements to learning spaces district-wide including classroom/instructional technology upgrades and new classroom and media center furniture
  • Safety and security upgrades district-wide including additional interior and exterior cameras, site lighting in parking areas, enhanced safe and accessible playground equipment and fire alarm replacement
  • Operational efficiency and infrastructure upgrades district-wide including HVAC improvements and window and roof replacement

2010 Bond

Additions and renovations to five of the District’s buildings including:
  • Charlotte High School - Two new and two renovated science classrooms/labs; girls and boys locker room addition; weight room renovation; administrative office addition; art room renovation; new heating and ventilation system; improved lighting; updated classroom technologies; new energy efficient windows and doors and reconfigured building entries to ensure all visitors pass by the administrative offices.
  • Charlotte Middle School/Upper Elementary - New building controls for heating and ventilation systems and new security cameras.
  • Parkview Elementary - New building entrance and main office; new roof sections; reconfigured building entries; new security cameras and energy efficient windows and doors; improved lighting and classroom technologies; renovated restrooms and computerized temperature controls.
  • Washington Elementary - New building entrance and main office; improved parent pick-up/drop-off loop; reconfigured building entries; new energy efficient windows and doors, improved lighting and classroom technologies; renovated restrooms and computerized temperature controls.
  • Weymouth Child Development Center - Entrance canopy removal and reconstruction; new energy efficient windows, rooftop exhaust units and HVAC unit.

2001 Bond

  • Constructed a new auditorium/fine arts center at the high school and a new pool at the middle school.

1999 Bond

  • Constructed a new single-story middle school with three gyms, four locker rooms, one cafeteria, one auditorium/cafeteria, music wing, complete kitchen, district computer center, special education classrooms, 5th-8th grade wings with computer labs, media center and offices. Work also included renovations and upgrades to six elementary schools and their sites.

COST:
2020 Bond – $29.2 million
2010 Bond – $18.5 million
2001 Bond – $18.7 million
1999 Bond – $33.3 million

SQUARE FOOTAGE:
2010 Bond – 354,404
2001 Bond – 370,700
1999 Bond – 180,000

SERVICE:
Construction Management

COMPLETION:
2010 Bond – November 2013
2001 Bond – October 2004
1999 Bond – August 2002

ARCHITECT:
2020 Bond – TMP Architecture
2010 Bond – Hobbs+Black
2001 Bond – Fanning/Howey Assoc.
1999 Bond – Fanning/Howey Assoc.