Welty Building Company Completes Construction Of Durham Public Schools City Of Medicine Academy

Top Quote Local North Carolina Commercial Building Firm Constructs Public School For Students In Pursuit Of Healthcare-Related Careers In $7 Million Project. End Quote
  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) October 04, 2011 - Tom Adams, president and chief operations officer of Welty Building Company, LLC, a commercial building firm providing traditional construction management, general contracting, development and energy assessments for the healthcare, education and not-for-profit industries, has announced that the firm has served as the builder for the recently opened City of Medicine Academy, a 40,000-square-foot building with a cost valued at $7 million in Durham, N.C. A three-story facility, the school holds up to 400 high school students in pursuit of healthcare-related careers, providing specialized health science programs and healthcare-related internships. The educational program, which initially began in 2008, operated until completion at a separate location at 4100 N. Roxboro Road in Durham. Built adjacent to Durham Regional Hospital, the program was a collaboration funded from a bond referendum and program supported by Durham Public Schools, Duke University, Durham Technical Community College, North Carolina Central University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

    "Welty Building Company has been a lifelong supporter of education and its role in our community," said Adams. "The City of Medicine Academy, a medical magnet school, is an avenue for students with a passion for healthcare to pursue education within a unique facility catered to their specific career goals. We are proud to lend a hand in such an innovative, game-changing educational platform."

    - Randy Juliani served as project manager and Kendal Talbott served as project superintendent for Welty Building Company.

    Welty Building Company, LLC is a commercial builder that provides traditional construction management, general contracting, development, furnishings and program management services for the healthcare, education and not-for-profit industries. Established in Ohio in 1945, Welty Building Company has been headquartered in Cary, N.C. since 2009 and maintains offices in both Ohio and North Carolina. With a commitment to technology innovation and environmental stewardship, the company focuses on serving the local community by providing The Premier Building Experience™, and has affiliations with U.S. Green Building Council and the Associated General Contractors of America. For more information, visit http://www.weltybldg.com or http://www.thinkwelty.com.

    Anjelica Cummings
    MMI Public Relations
    (919) 233-6600
    anjelica ( @ ) mmipublicrelations dot com

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