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Posted on: January 27, 2021

McCollum Hall Update

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On December 28, plans for the McCollum Hall Restoration Project received final approval! The final construction permit for the restoration work is ready for pick up. Construction begins in February. Build out will be completed 10 months or less. Over the past eight months, tremendous progress on the McCollum Hall.

McCollum Hall Timeline 

June 24, 2020 
Architectural plans submitted to Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) were approved.

December 28, 2020
Construction drawings submitted to the Fort Myers Building Department were approved for permits.

January 30, 2021
An executed General Contractor (GC) agreement was secured. Several qualified local Lee County General Contractor Bids were solicited before choosing McCollum Hall's GC.

February 28, 2021
Construction is scheduled to begin.

December 2021
Substantial completion is estimated for this date.

More information about the McCollum Hall project can be found here.

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