College Environment

Current Construction Projects

North Campus

Outdoor Learning Center, Phase II
Architect: The John R. McAdams Co.

Contractor: TBD

Budget:  $1,700,000

Project Information

Advanced planning is currently underway for Phase II of the Outdoor Learning Center. The project will include various seating types for up to 900 people and an outdoor amphitheater.

Outdoor Learning Center Phase II Rendering

Anticipated Completion Date: Summer 2020

Fire & Emergency Services Training Facility, Phase II

Architect:  Moseley Architects

Contractor: TBD

Budget:  $1,500,000

Project Information

Preconstruction contracting is currently underway for Phase II of the Fire and Emergency Services Training Facility. The Project will include a 5-story fire training tower.

Tower Drawing


Fire Tower location drawing

Anticipated Completion Date:  Summer 2020



South Campus


College Station

Advanced Technology Center

Cabarrus Advanced Technology Center
Architect: Little Diversified

Construction Manager At-Risk: Rodgers Builders

Budget: $17,017,979

Project Information

The Advanced Technology Center is planned to be the home to three technical programs, as well as a large and a small Industry Flex Labs which are envisioned as spaces to support innovation and training within local industry. It is envisioned that the building will house a large lecture hall, general classrooms, computer classrooms, basic and advanced labs, and associated storage and support spaces.  It will have both passenger and cargo elevators to facilitate moving projects in and out of the building, as well as a loading dock and roll up doors for the Flex Labs. Students will have an information commons, large and small group study spaces, a snack bar and student lounge, and locker room with showers. Faculty and staff will be supported with a Dean/Director and Program Chair offices, cubicle areas, large and small conference rooms, work and file rooms, and a break room. The Flex Labs will be supported with dedicated office spaces, cubicles, and conference spaces.


Project Update as of February, 2018

  • Educational programming underway.
  • The Cabarrus Advanced Technology Center will be located at 525 John Snow Dr., Kannapolis, NC adjacent to our North Carolina Research Campus building.
  • The Groundbreaking Ceremony was held January 22, 2018

Cabarrus Advanced Technology Center

Anticipated Completion Date: August, 2019