University of Southern California, Glorya Kaufman Dance Center, Los Angeles, CA
MGAC’s Cost & Risk Management team has successfully supported USC on more than 20 projects, and was commissioned by the University to provide an independent cost estimate during the pre-design phase for the new Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center.
Our review of the project showed that the initial cost estimate prepared by the General Contractor was higher than the established budget. Through our analysis, we were able to reduce the estimated cost for the facility, align the program with the budget, and allow the University and design team to move forward with the project.
The 50,000 SF academic and performance facility was completed, and the houses studio performance space, five medium and small dance studios, a dance wellness center, dressing rooms, collaboration space, and offices.