Facilities Design and Construction

  • Facilities Design and Construction (FD&C) services focus on the design and management of construction, remodeling and renovation projects for all of Marietta City Schools' educational and support facilities.

    We are committed to the design and construction of safe, sustainable and energy efficient facilities that enrich the creative learning and teaching environment for our students and staff!

Key Projects

  • expand College and Career Academy Project - Phase I (in progress)

    This project is Phase I of II in the construction transformation of Marietta High School: A Georgia College and Career Academy. This new addition is built on a flexible and adaptable construction design allowing for feasible improvements and modifications to the layout of the building.

    • Groundbreaking: July 26th, 2018
    • Soft Opening Target – January 2020
    • Hard Opening Target – August 2020
    • Approximately 50,000 square feet (Tri-Level)

    New learning spaces include:

    • Engineering, Drawing, and Design Laboratory
    • Architecture and Design Laboratory
    • Construction Technology Laboratory
    • Engineering Technology Laboratory
    • STEM Gym and combined Construction Tech and Engineering Tech labs offering approximately 4,000 sq. ft. of production space
    • Cybersecurity Lab
    • Gaming Design Lab
    • Business Laboratory
    • College and Career Advisory
    • Post-secondary Learning Lab
    • four general purpose classrooms
    • Atrium (Square) - Common Learning Spaces based on the Greek Agora to function as “a marketplace of ideas”
    • Patio (Porch) - Outdoor mentoring/reflection space based on the Greek Stoa to function as “a place for collaboration”
    • Administrative space
    • “Coffee Bar”
    • Faculty Workroom
    • Conference Room

    Media Gallery

    Renderings Video for MCS College and Careers Academy Project

    Progress Video August-October 2018

    Progress Video November 2018

    Progress Video December 14, 2018

    Progress Video January 11, 2019

    Progress Video January 30, 2019

    Progress Video February 8, 2019

    Progress Video April 30, 2019

    Drone Flight (April 2019)

    Drone Flight (May 2019)

    Drone Flight (July 2019)

  • expand College & Career Academy Project - Phase II (coming late 2019)

    This project is Phase I of II in the construction transformation of Marietta High School: A Georgia College and Career Academy. This project includes a repurpose of selected existing space in the main building to create additional learning labs for college and career advancement. 

    • Work timeline: January 2020
    • Hard Opening Target: August 2020
    • Approximately 32,000 square feet

    New learning spaces include:

    • Healthcare Laboratory
      • Sports Medicine
      • Emergency Services
      • Nursing
      • Two additional classrooms
    • Biotechnology Laboratory
    • Audio-Visual Technology Film Studio
    • Early Childhood Learning Laboratory
    • Information Technology Laboratory
    • Culinary Arts Laboratory: expansion of current kitchen to include an additional prep kitchen and dining room
    • Three general purpose classrooms
  • expand Park Street Replacement Elementary School 

    Park Street Elementary School opened in 1942. With approval of the voters on the E-SPLOST V referendum, the current Park Street Elementary will be replaced with a new contemporary school building that honors the rich heritage and traditions of the Park Street Community.

    Rendering of Park Street Elementary School Replacement   Additional Rendering of New Park Street Elementary Building    

    Park Street Historical Architecture Presentation

    This project is currently in progress.

    Team Members

    • Project Managers: Erick Hofstetter, Assistant Superintendent; Jimmy Pace, Director of Maintenance; Torey Bradley, Director of Technology and Informations Systems; MCS Operations team
    • Architect: Breaux and Associates
    • Contractor: R.K. Redding Construction

    Media Gallery

    Drone Video (July 2019)


Completed Projects

  • expand A.L. Burruss Elementary School Renovation Project

    Start Date: March 27, 2017

    Completion: July 25, 2017

    Key Project Highlights
    • New roof (replacement)
    • New carpet in classrooms, media center, and offices
    • New HVAC units in each classroom
    • New paint throughout
    • New ceilings throughout
    • New countertops and sinks in classrooms
    • New LED lighting throughout (interior/exterior)
    • New serving line in cafeteria
    • New emergency generator
    • Electrical upgrade in Kitchen
    • New fire alarm system
    • New LVT flooring in corridors and cafeteria
    • New intercom system (telephone)
    • New ceramic tile in restrooms
    • New door hardware (key system)
    • Automated controls (fixtures) in large restrooms
    • New water heaters throughout
    • New water coolers with bottle fillers
    • All HVAC and lighting will be connected to an energy management system
    • Front entrance and corridor will be modified to create a security vestibule for visitor control
    • A new canopy will be added to the front of the school providing a clear gateway to the main door, shelter from inclement weather, additional activity space, and building aesthetics.

    Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP): $4,224,238.35

    Total Reimbursement: $1,356,683.00

    Projected Cost: $2,867,555.35

  • expand Gymnasium Floor Installation

    This project installed hardwood maple floors in the gymnasiums of Hickory Hills Elementary, West Side Elementary, and Marietta Center for Advanced Academics. These gyms previously had carpeted floors; installing the hardwood floors at these schools meets the districts specification and continues the tradition and pride of all schools. All Work was during and completed during the month of November.

    • Project Manager: Jimmy Pace, Director of Maintenance
    • Contractor: Stevens Gymnasium, Inc.

    Click picture below for a "fly-by" video of the recently installed gym floors:

    Link to Video of Completed Gym Floor installed at MCAA

  • expand MSGA Roof Replacement

    This project includes the replacement of approximately 100,000 square feet of roof on the Marietta Sixth Grade Academy main building.

    • Project Manager: Jimmy Pace, Director of Maintenance
    • Architect: Breaux & Associates 
    • Contractor: R.K. Redding Construction

    Tentative Dates:

    • Project Start: June 2018
    • Project Completion: August 2019
    • Approximately 100,000 square feet

    Media Gallery

    Overhead views of newly installed roof at MSGA


  • a photo of Tiara GomezChuck Gardner
    Chief Operations Officer
    250 Howard Street
    Marietta, GA 30060
    (770) 422-3500 

    a photo of Devlin Dennis

    Devlin Dennis
    Executive Secretary to 
    Chief Operations Officer
    (678) 695-7257 


    a photo of Tami Walton

    Tami Walton
    Capital Projects/
    E-SPLOST Secretary
    (678) 695-7256


    a photo of Jimmy PaceJimmy Pace
    Director of Maintenance
    250 Howard Street
    Marietta, GA 30060
    (770) 422-3500