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Project Timeline

Phase 1

May 2021 - July 2021

Early site work - grading, utilities, paving. 

Phase 2

June 2021 - December 2021

Foundations, steel, enclosure.

Phase 3

April 2022 

Top course asphalt/striping.  


Phase 4

June 2022

Project completed. 


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What are the hours of construction?

Campus hours, 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM. 

When will construction commence and end?

Anticipated June 2021 - June 2022.

What are the details on the metrics of the office building project?

​​​​​​​Approximately 63,000 square feet, two-story building sitting on approximately five acres.

Will any remaining Spartan Village buildings be demolished for this office building project?

There are no demolition initiatives anticipated for this office building project. For the long-term viability of the Spartan Village redevelopment project, MSU senior leadership continually evaluate the operation of remaining facilities.

What impact will the office building project have on traffic?

​​​​​​Very limited impact. North entrance will always be available for Spartan Village access. There are no planned road closures at this time and if anything changes, we will be sure to update the public on this page with additional details.

Will construction impact the bus route?

​​​​​​We anticipate that the bus stop on South Crescent Road will remain in place, with additional stops potentially added as demand dictates.

What impact will the office building project have on tenants of Spartan Village?

The construction may produce some additional noise, dust, traffic, and vibration during active hours. 

What kind of traffic impact will there be once the office building project is complete?

The existing infrastructure can handle the volume of additional visitors/employees.

Will the new building be for single or multi-tenant use?

This is set to be a single-tenant office building.

Will sidewalks in Spartan Village be impacted by the office building project?

Equipment may be positioned across the sidewalk along Harrison Rd., which could temporarily impede pedestrian traffic at that location, but the rest of the sidewalks remain fully open.

Is the new office building going to be energy efficient and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified?

​​​​​​Yes, our goal is to make the building as efficient as possible and we are planning o achieve a LEED Silver at a minimum.

Will the new office building have its own parking incorporated into the property?

​​​​​​Yes, the new facility will have enough surface parking to accommodate all staff.

Will there be any impact on internet or other utilities in Spartan Village?

​​​​​​No, we do not plan on having any impacts on the internet or other utilities. If we do need to turn a utility line off for any reason, tenants will be notified immediately.


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