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COA – Elizabeth City: Health Science Simulation Expansion ProjectHere We Grow Again

College of The Albemarle (COA) is pleased to announce that Clark Nexsen, Raleigh-based architecture and engineering firm, will be recommended to the North Carolina State Construction Office as the lead for the college’s new health science simulation expansion project.

The COA Board of Trustees approved the Building and Grounds Committee’s recommendation of Clark Nexsen during their October 11, 2022, Regular Meeting.

Clark Nexsen has completed projects for COA previously with impeccable results.  They have extensive design experience for allied health and school of nursing facilities.  They have completed projects for Wake Technical Community College, Western Carolina University, the University of Virginia, and many others.  The team at Clark Nexsen understands the community and the college from various COA projects they have led.


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While we roll out new information on our Health Science Expansion Project, we will be keeping everyone updated with the project schedule.

The College of The Albemarle Health Science Expansion Schedule

Task Name Duration Start Finish
Contract Preparations and Signatures 28 Days Wed 10/12/2022 11/09/2022 (1 hour lunch)
Notice to Proceed/Executed Contract 1 Day 11/10/2022 11/11/2022
Workshop #1 1 Day 11/21/2022 11/22/2022
Design Review by the State Construction Office 30 Days 10/18/2023 11/17/2023
Construction Manager at Risk RFQ 1 Day 10/23/2023 10/23/2023
Barnhill Construction selected as Construction Manager at Risk 1 Day 12/25/2023 12/15/2023
Approved by State Construction to move to Construction Documentation 1 Day 04/04/2024 04/04/2024


  • Davison, James

  • Chief Operations Officer

  • COA – Elizabeth City: Maintenance

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