After the district passed a $30 million referendum in May 2015, Fanning Howey delivered a fast-track design process that allowed Frankfort to take advantage of a favorable construction market. Initial bids arrived $6 million under budget, allowing the district to incorporate additional scope, including classroom upgrades, collaboration spaces and a broadcast studio for students. Despite adding air conditioning for the first time, annual utility costs are projected to go down by $165,000 per year due to system efficiency.
Associate firm: KJG Architecture
Community Schools of Frankfort
33,200 New SF
197,125 Renovated SF
Integrate 21st century learning environments while also improving the building's infrastructure
Take advantage of a favorable construction market through a fast-track design process
Fanning Howey has most certainly lived up to their stellar reputation. They have an extraordinary understanding of the construction process and the Indiana laws that govern the process.