Southern Minnesota Education Consortium

Location:Austin, MN
Contractor:Joseph Company
Architect:MLA Architects
Engineer:LSEngineers
Owner:Southern MN Education Consortium

The Southern Minnesota Education Consortium’s site will be the home for the seven-school district consortium’s $4.1 million education center, which has been 13 years in the making. When completed, the 13,000-foot structure will be able to incorporate a couple pieces long missed from what SMEC was able to offer — an alternative learning center and the ability to offer level-four programming for students

Students from seven school districts will soon have more of their needs met by being closer to home. Building construction is estimated to wrap up by December 2019; the facility is expected to be officially up and running by January of 2020. 

Wells Concrete completed erection of this project this week with more than 15,000 sq. ft. of precast including 10” hollowcore plank.  Insulated architectural wall panels with a mix of acid etch and waterwash finishes in both grey and white complete the beautiful exterior façade.

For more information on this project, contact Rick Girard.