The center comprises engineering offices, lab and test space in a campus setting and houses 18,000 employees.
The $1 billion renovation of the campus complex involved the rehabilitation of multiple office and prototype manufacturing buildings, construction of new parking decks, and infrastructure improvements throughout the site.
WSP managed the overall Warren Technical Center Program for GM. The scope of work included project and construction management; architecture and engineering; technical assistance; project administration and controls; selection of construction contractors; management of the master safety program; installation of furniture, fixtures and equipment; contracting services; project scheduling; and cost estimation and value engineering. The renovation of the Warren Technical Center was one of the largest construction projects under way at the time.
Even before construction began, WSP was able to assist in reducing the projected construction cost by nearly $100 million with a partnering approach and value engineering.