• Client:Franklin & Marshall College
  • Location:Lancaster, PA
  • Architect:Sasaki Architects Inc.

Mayser Physical Education Center

Irwin & Leighton was chosen by Franklin & Marshall College as the Construction Manager for the renovation of the Mayser Physical Education Center. The scope of work for this ±11,000 SF interior renovations project involved the demolition and complete rebuild of the womens and mens locker rooms, team rooms, training room, and visitor area. The construction phase was complete in just 15 weeks, during the summer break, to minimize disruption to the College’s operations.

Key Highlights:

Fast tracked project based on when the student left and returned to campus

Expediting of long lead items, i.e. wood lockers, H.V.A.C. systems, etc.

Managing the logistics of construction in an operating and occupied facility

Working in a 50-year old building uncovering unknown existing conditions resulting in redesign of areas during construction

Coordination of M.E.P. work with existing/operational systems

Project Duration: 3 Months (Summer Only)

Contract Type: Construction Management/Guaranteed Maximum Price

Architect: Sasaki Architects Inc.

Our Sector Knowledge


Irwin & Leighton has managed more than 8 million sf of construction for the educational sector. We have completed countless fast track projects over the “summer break” and have built over 3500 beds in new state of the art residence halls over the last 15 years. As well, we also specialize in constructing new dining halls and serveries, laboratory space, classrooms, libraries, performing arts space and more. We understand the complexities of building and renovating facilities within busy occupied campus settings and excel at being valuable team members!