Locate building in Business Park yet respect residential neighbors by developing setbacks, berms, fence and landscape buffer.
Bring together a Town, State Police and Fire Department into a single facility to share space functionally and cost. Created security protocols that permit community space, police and classroom training to share the facility.
Navigate Town issues and financing as a municipal entity that controls and owns the facility. Developed a program with the Fire Department and Town while balancing the diverse interests of each.
Control the size and scope of the facility to maintain a budget for new equipment. Explore every aspect of cost savings the project through value-engineering in order to maintain the budget.
Created a strategic alliance with a prominent developer and contractor to speed and simplify project delivery. Utilized IRS 6320 financing to fund entire project. Saved 15-20% compared to a typical public project.
Mezzanine space is adjacent to bays: developed interior rope training, rappelling points, window evacuation, ladder, floor-to-floor transfer, confined space, rescue hatch, ability to create additional regimens, exterior pad and apparatus training space.