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Facilities Design and Construction

  • Facilities Design & Construction (FD&C) services focuses 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 & 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 adapatble 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 & Design Laboratory
      • Construction Technology Laboratory
      • Engineering Technology Laboratory
      • STEM Gym – combined Construction Tech and Engineering Tech labs offering approximately 4,000 sq. ft. of production space
      • Cybersecurity Lab
      • Gaming Design Lab
      • Business Laboratory
      • College & 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 


    Renderings Video    

     August 2018 - October 2018     Progress 2018  cca 12142018

  • 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 exisiting 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 Synthetic Turf Field Project (in progress)

    This project installs synthetic turf at the "Soccer-Lacrosse Stadium" at Marietta High School. This multi-use field will host Soccer and Lacrosse games and is lined for football games as well as band competitions.

    • Work timeline: October, 2018
    • Completion Target – January 1st, 2019
    • Contractor: Deluxe Athletics


    Below is a rendering of the field layout: 

    Field Rendering



    Arty Field November Progress  turf 12142018

  • expand Park Street Replacement Elementary School (Coming 2019)

    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.


    This project is currently being finalized

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


    Tentative Dates:

    • Groundbreaking: March 2019
    • Hard Opening Target – August 2020
    • Approximately 80,000 square feet (Tri-Level)



  • expand MSGA Roof Replacement (in progress)

    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 Target: August 2019
    • Approximately 100,000 square feet



Completed Projects


     A.L. Burruss Elementary School Renovations Project

    A.L. Burruss Elementary School Renovations Project

    Start Date:

    March 27, 2017



    July 25, 2017

    Key Project Highlights

    • New roof (replacement) • New carpet (classrooms, media center, offices)
    • New HVAC units (in each classroom) • New paint throughout
    • New ceiling throughout • New countertops/sinks in classrooms
    • New LED lighting throughout (interior/exterior) • New serving line (cafeteria)
    • New emergency generator • Electrical upgrade (Kitchen)
    • New fire alarm system • New LVT flooring (corridors, cafeteria)
    • New intercom system (telephone) • New ceramic tile in restroom
    • 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)


    Total Reimbursement


    Projected Cost


     ALB Renovations Progress Videos
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    Day 4 Day 5
    Day 6 Day 7
    Day 8 Day 9
    Day 10 Day 11
    Day 12  
  • 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:

    Gym Floor Install

Facilities Contacts

  • Erick Hofstetter
    Assistant Superintendent
    of Operations
    250 Howard Street
    Marietta, GA 30060
    Phone: (770) 422-3500, ext. 7288

    Jimmy Pace
    Maintenance Director
    250 Howard Street
    Marietta, GA 30060
    Phone: (770) 422-3500, ext. 7265
    Devlin Brewer
    Executive Secretary
    250 Howard Street
    Marietta, GA 30060
    Phone: (770) 422-3500, ext. 7257
    Amber Campbell
    Capital Projects/E-SPLOST Secretary
    250 Howard Street
    Marietta, GA 30060
    Phone: (770) 422-3500, ext. 7218