MCC Master Plan Construction Update

Supported by the taxpayers of Muskegon County


MCC Science Center

MCC Science Center

MCC Science Center
(opened Fall 2015)




Downtown Center rendering (updated October 2016)

Carolyn I. and Peter Sturrus Technology Center

Sturrus Technology Center

(opened Fall 2017)





Health and Wellness Center

MCC Health and Wellness Center

MCC Health and Wellness Center
(opening Winter 2019)





MCC Arts and Humanities Center Rendering

MCC Arts and Humanities Center

MCC Arts and Humanities Center
(opening Summer 2019)





For more information, contact:

John Selmon, Provost and Executive Vice President
Phone: (231) 777-0265 Email:

Gerald Nyland, Director of Physical Plant
Phone: (231) 777-0315  Email:


Building Projects At-a-Glance through October 31,  2017

Science Center –
$9.6 million
Health and Wellness Center & Lakeshore Fitness Center – $14.1 million Sturrus Technology Center – $14.27 million Arts and Humanities Center – $9 million
  • $4.6 million – State of Michigan DTMB
  • $4.6 million – millage
  • $400,000 – MCC
  • $6.1 million – millage
  • $5.6 million – Capital Outlay
  • $2.4 million- will seek bond


  • $7.2 million – millage
  • $7.07 million – donations, grants (including $2.51 million EDA Grant) etc.

$4.1 million MEDC Equipment Only Grant in addition to construction budget

  • $6.1 million – millage
  • $2.9 million -fundraising
  • Architect: Kingscott/BMA
  • Construction: Clark Construction
  • Architect:The Collaborative
  • Construction: Clark Construction
  • Architect: C2AE/MMA/Prein Newhof
  • Construction: Clark Construction
  • Architect: Progressive AE
  • Construction: Clark Construction
Latest Accomplishments
Project completed on August 24, 2015 Construction project to date:

  • Completed 95% of building foundations.
  • Installed water main from tie-in on Quarterline to existing gym/new building
  • Installed 70% of storm pipe
  • Installed fire hydrants
  • Fencing has been moved toward Bartels-Rode Gymnasium
Construction progress to date:

  • Received occupancy permit for Rooks|Sarnicola Entrepreneurial Institute on Oct. 20
  • Final walk through with Clark CC and MCC will occur on Nov. 3 to discuss and fix any issues
  • The Construction RFP was awarded to Clark in May.. The project construction start for the technology building and theater renovations was delayed to Fall 2018, but Overbrook bridge work, signage, lighting and exterior door renovations will take place following on the heels of the Health and Wellness Center electrical work out of MCC annual capital budgeted funds.

Construction Progress to date:

  • Repaired and patched the bridge and applied coating to the surface
  • Repaired and patched the underside of bridge to help structurally
Next Steps
Projected Construction for the next month:

  • Fine grade and proof roll building pad
  • Nov. 6 – Plumber will be on site to begin underground sanitary
  • Nov. 13 – Mason will begin to lay exterior walls
  • Nov. 15 – Electrician will begin underground
Projected Construction for the next Month:

  • Construction is wrapped up and over next two months MCC staff and contractors will move in remaining equipment
  • Complete cost  estimate and validate budget by Fall 2018
Remaining Timeline
  • Winter 2019: Building opening
  • Jan. 11, 2018 Grand Opening
  • Jan. 16, 2018 Classes start
  • Summer 2019: Renovation completed.