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)

MCC Downtown Center

MCC Downtown 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 August 4, 2017

Science Center –
$9.6 million
Health and Wellness Center & Lakeshore Fitness Center – $14.1 million Downtown 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: TBD
Latest Accomplishments
Project completed on August 24, 2015
  • Governor signed the education state budget including a capital appropriation of $5.6 million for this project
  • Waiting for project Management Agreement from State in order to proceed to 400 level submittal
  • Bids for the first phase running electrical from the main campus building to the new Health and Wellness location have been held but will be executed as soon as allowable
Construction Progress to date:

  • Foundry equipment 85% installed
  • Fiber connection made and MCC network is active in the building permitting life safety and telecom communications
  • Major mechanical work completed first and second floor new press room area
  • Punch lists for areas to be occupied August were completed and work is underway to resolve items by occupancy
  • 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 being funded out of MCC annual capital funds.
Next Steps
Health and Wellness Center

  • Pursue approval of the level 400 submission and move to groundbreaking
  • Construction trailer being set up August 14 in anticipation of groundbreaking
Projected Construction for the next Month:

  • State fire and local inspections scheduled for week of August 7 to receive occupancy
  • Work in the former Temple to resume for Nov. 14 occupancy and January 2018 start of operations
  • Complete Cost estimate and validate budget by Fall 2018
  • Start construction Fall 2018
Remaining Timeline
Health and Wellness Center

  • Fall 2017: Anticipated groundbreaking
  • Winter 2019: Building opening
  • A soft opening will be held on Friday August 25 and the “old” Chronicle section will be ready for a Fall class start, including welding, CAD and foundry. The “new” Chronicle and former Masonic Temple first floor will be complete in November for a January 2018 start to classes and other Center activities.
  • Summer 2019: Renovation completed.