Boyle Construction

Boyle Construction

Project Profile

Chester County Intermediate Unit Educational Services Building Second Floor Renovation

Downingtown, Pennsylvania

Chester County Intermediate Unit
Contact Name
Mr. Joseph Lubitsky
Breslin Ridyard Fadero Architect
Consolidated Engineers
General Contractor
Project Start Date
June 2016
Project Completion Date
August 2016

Project Description

As prime general contractor, Boyle provided alterations to the second floor of the Chester County Intermediate Unit’s Educational Services Building, which is located on the Delaware County Community College’s Brandywine Campus in Downingtown, for improved Makerspace and testing facilities. The Makerspaces allow for creativity, thought and trial and error in a safe environment for teaching and learning essential skills for today’s workforce. The 6,500 SF second floor also features offices, testing spaces, special education facilities, and a variety of flexible spaces, including:

  • Offices, including offices for Human Resources and the Executive Management
  • Testing Rooms
  • Adolescent and Family Waiting Rooms
  • Consultation Rooms
  • County Cup Room, a “to go” breakfast/lunch café run by students with disabilities
  • Observation Rooms
  • Makerspace Rooms 1, 2, and 3, with an interactive media wall
  • Workstations
  • Relocated Brandywine Virtual Academy Room
  • Fingerprinting Room
  • Waiting Room
  • Closets
  • Conference Rooms
  • Storage Rooms
  • Mentor Room
  • Signup Room

Boyle’s project responsibilities included demolition, masonry, structural steel, framing, millwork, doors and hardware, glass and glazing, drywall, flooring, painting, signage, operable partitions, specialty ceilings, and a media wall. The Chester County Intermediate Unit provides services to the 12 school districts in Chester County, including nearly 86,000 public and non-public school students and over 6,000 educators. The Unit provides special education and compensatory education programs; career, technical and customized education; mentor training and staff development; technology initiatives; consortia for school business operations; and curriculum services.