Messer Construction Co. has been selected by the Associated General Contractors of Middle Tennessee to receive two awards of merit for construction management of the West Police Precinct and Student Union Building at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro.
Messer received these awards during the annual Build Tennessee Awards Celebration in February.
MTSU’s new Student Union was designed and built to be a campus centerpiece that fosters collaboration among students and faculty. Construction of this nearly 200,000-square-foot-building in the heart of MTSU’s busy campus met all of the university’s safety, budget, quality and schedule goals.
Notable features include a bookstore, six new food service venues, a 640-seat food court and 102-seat casual dining restaurant, along with an 840-seat ballroom with green room and two dressing rooms, an 84-seat parliamentary room, and a 95-seat movie theater. High-end finishes can be found throughout the Student Union, including thousands of feet of stainless steel hand rails and a millwork/woodwork package that exceeded $1 million.