Alten Construction breaks ground on new Bill and Adele Jonas Center
With a design-build delivery method project, the designer and the contractor work together as a team from the beginning, providing joint project recommendations. In addition to saving time and money, design-build projects allow for additional innovation and collaboration.
"With design-build projects, there is much more involvement during the design phase, which helps with cost saving, value engineering and buildability,"
The new one-story, 10,800-square-
In addition to the new Bill and Adele Jonas Center, Alten Construction also will make modifications to the campus' existing 4,800-square-
The project will also include a new parking lot with a passenger drop-off area, bicycle parking, sloped walkways from the upper level building to the lower level Bill and Adele Jonas Center and the prep kitchen, an outdoor pre-function space, a covered trellis area outside the lounge and an exterior deck adjacent to the banquet hall.
The multipurpose center is a result of a partnership with the Rotary Club of Novato that will create a space for the community to gather together. The capital improvement project is partially funded by the College of Marin's Measure B Bond along with a donation to the Novato Rotary Endowment, a 501(c)(3) foundation of the Rotary Club of Novato, by Bill and Adele Jonas.
About Alten Construction
Founded by Bob and Shannon Alten in 1995, Alten Construction (http://www.altenconstruction.com/
Over the past 20 years, Alten Construction has grown from a small public works company to employing more than 100 people with annual revenues of $115 million. From tenant improvements to historic buildings to fire stations and schools, the company's experience is extensive, and it completes superior and high-quality projects with leadership demonstrated at all stages of a project.
Alten Construction is committed to green building practices, and the firm has LEED Accredited Professionals on staff. Dedicated to the community, Alten Construction partners with small, local businesses and develops construction professionals through its internship opportunities and in-house training. The commercial construction firm is also affiliated with Marin Builders Association and the North Coast Builders Exchange. For more information, visit www.AltenConstruction.com or call 510-234-4200.
Alicia King Robinson