University of Michigan building boom includes over a half-billion dollars in renovations
A building boom at the University of Michigan including current and upcoming construction at the Ann Arbor campus will surpass $1 billion. The school is undertaking $460 million in current construction projects—including a $163 million retrofit of the old C.S. Mott Children's Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women's Hospitalfacility, and a $116 million renovation of the 800-plus-bed East Quadrangle dormitory. The university is in the early stages of planning a $250 million investment in non-revenue sports facilities, $150 million in large dormitory renovations over a two-year period, and $140 million in classroom and lab building upgrades.