Gateway University Research Park


Greensboro, North Carolina


BJAC, PA, Raleigh, NC

WEAVERCOOKE provided preconstruction services and construction services for this recently completed 65,752 square foot shell office and research facility. The building is a 3 story steel and concrete framed structure and is LEED Silver Certified.  LEED Silver Certified projectThe scope of work included an approximately 30,000 square foot upfit for the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  This project represents the first building for the Gateway University Research Park, a joint research campus developed in collaboration with North Carolina A&T State University and The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Sustainable features include:

  • Construction activity pollution prevention program to control soil erosion, waterway sedimentation, and airborne dust generation
  • Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Control – No-smoking policy inside buildings by WCC
  • Bicycle racks to encourage alternative transportation
  • Native plants used in landscaping to reduce the need for irrigation
  • Low emitting construction materials ; including paints, sealants, adhesives, carpets, & composite wood products
  • Use of materials sourced regionally
  • Water use reduction fixtures
  • Use of FSC certified wood (wood that meets Forest Stewardship Council guidelines)
  • Use of materials with recycled content