THE MCKNIGHT GROUP ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF ADDITION IN CIRCLEVILLE, OHIO
ADDITION: 35,499 Square Feet
Owner: Ohio Christian University, Circleville, OH
Design/Build Firm: The McKnight Group, Grove City, OH
General Contractor: McKnight Development Corp., Grove City, OH
Architect/Designer: McKnight & Hosterman Architects, Inc., Grove City, OH
Construction Start: July 2011
Construction Completion: December 2012
Addition Project for Ohio Christian University, Circleville, Ohio. The scope of work included a new Student Center with 400-500 seat dining area, large new serving areas and kitchen with walk-in cooler/freezer, dish room, office, storage, truck dock, etc. Construction also included a new lobby with cafe and first and second-floor cafe seating areas, game room with Wii arena, two-story bookstore, student mail center, 3 classrooms, new office suites for Student Services, security, and academic faculty, and additional parking. An unfinished gym addition shell space was included to possibly be connected to existing finished gym space in the future, increasing seating capacity to 2,500+.
Ohio Christian University experienced a large growth spurt, demanding a new space that would serve a variety of purposes. The new Student Center accomodates this expanding number and was designed and constructed with a vision of continued growth.