In 2013, JF Scott Construction was selected as the construction manager to be part of a unique Integrated Project Delivery process for MaineGeneral’s Thayer Center for Health Project. This project consists of $13 million of renovations and site work spread out over 130,000 square feet of a partially occupied hospital. Preconstruction started in July 2013, with construction starting in November. There were over 40 distinct departmental occupancies during the course of the project which also included relocation of the Main Entrance and expanded parking.
The Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts project consists of demolition of an existing 40’x200’ seasonal ceramics studio and construction of a 7300 square foot state-of-the-art year-round facility in its place. The new studio is a combination of wood and steel framing with a focus on use of low maintenance materials.
The Schiller Coastal Studies involved development of a 7 acre campus for Bowdoin College. The six buildings totaling nearly 20,000 sf of new construction included a new dry lab, a collaboration building with commercial kitchen, and 4 residential buildings to house students and professors all designed to meet passive house standards. The 13 month project was completed in the summer of 2020 ahead of schedule while navigating the impacts of the COVID shutdowns.
The $13M new Administration and Operations Building for the Kennebec Water District includes approximately 15,000 sf of service bays for district equipment, 8,500 sf of Administration and support space as well as 10,000 sf of pre engineered storage buildings. Working closely with the Architect allowed this 13 month project to be completed under budget.
JF Scott Construction was selected by the Town of Oakland in 2018 as Construction Manager on phase two of their municipal building upgrades to construct a new fire station. The fire station was constructed on the same site adjacent to the police station and includes four apparatus bays and a large community room supported by a commercial kitchen. The eight month project was completed under budget.
The new $800,000 Oakland Police Station is a single story, slab on grade, wood framed structure constructed over the footprint of the existing building. The town of Oakland hired JF Scott Construction to provide a full spectrum of pre-construction and construction services. The project reached out to local contractors to help maximize the impact on the local economy. The project started in April 2016 and was turned over in August of 2016 on schedule and under budget.
Selected in 2021 by Northern Light to provide construction management services on the Blue Hill Memorial Hospital, the JF Scott Construction team worked closely with the owner and designer to budget and plan this 21,400 sf facility. The 10 bed replacement hospital opened on schedule in August of 2023. Close coordination and a high level of communication was required to complete the work on an active hospital campus.
The Lithgow Library Expansion project involved additions and renovations to an 1880’s Andrew Carnegie funded library in Augusta, Maine. The project demolished an outdated 1970’s wing and expanded onto an adjacent lot with a new wing that more than double the size of the existing Library. Renovations of the original historic stone building included restoration of the original wood and complete reconstruction of the stain glass windows.