Mall at University Town Center | Sarasota, FL

UniversityTC-092514-0138 The new 880,000 square foot Mall at University Town Center opened its doors on Oct. 16th. The $315 million mall features more than 100 stores, including Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy’s and Dillards, with the goal of reaching 120 by Thanksgiving. WRA was the civil engineering firm responsible for the design and permitting of the mall, located at the corner of I-75 and University Parkway in Sarasota, Fl. WRA developed site specific construction plans for the entire shopping center which consisted of over 4,000 parking spaces. WRA managed the production, coordination, design and construction management of the following tasks:
• Construction Phasing Study and Plan
• Surcharge Plan and Quantity Verification
• Stormwater Modeling, Grading, and Erosion Control Plans
• Regulatory Roadway Signage and Pavement Design
• Utility Design and Coordination for over 10,000 LF of sanitary gravity piping, and 13,500 LF of watermain.
• Permitting with SWFWMD, Sarasota County, FDEP, FPL, and Health Department
• Construction Documents and Bid Preparation
• Full Project Specifications for the Site Work
• Meeting and Owner Coordination with Proposed and Perspective Tenants