Higher Education

Bell & Associates is a leader in the delivery of commercial projects. Since 1970, Bell has successfully delivered over 650 commercial projects with a combined value exceeding $4 Billion. With a diverse range of experience including Educational Facilities, Corporate Headquarters, Class-A Offices, Government office buildings, high-rise residential, and suburban office parks, the Bell & Associates team brings expertise in all aspects of the project delivery process for commercial projects.

Tennessee State University, Agriculture Biotech & Biosecurity Center

The two-story, 26,700 SF facility is the primary focal point on TSU’s Agriculture campus. The new Agriculture Biotech & Biosecurity Center houses eight new research laboratories in addition to the office suite for the Dean of the College of Agriculture, faculty offices and research offices. The laboratory spaces are arranged in a grouping of four on each level and stacked vertically allowing for an efficient design of mechanical, plumbing and electrical support systems.

University of Memphis School of Law

Bell & Associates served as the Construction Manager for the University of Memphis School of Law project.  Bell provided complete Preconstruction Phase services and Construction Phase services.
For the $35.8 million University of Memphis Law School renovation project, Bell & Associates turned the 5-story U.S. Post Office into a modern college of law facility boasting of a new library, mock courtrooms, student lounges, classrooms, and administrative offices, while maintaining the historic structure and architectural details.

University of the South Humphrey’s Residence Hall

This 47,860 square foot, four-story building holds 192 student residents. This building was constructed in stone-clad and historically designed to blend with existing facilities on the University’s campus. The labor intensive stone exterior took an eight man crew of craftsman eight months to complete, with stunning results. Bell Construction’s value engineering expertise saved the University more than $1 million, and although there were more than 34 days of inclement weather, the project was still completed on schedule.

Tennessee State University, Wilma Rudolph Women’s Residence Hall

Named in honor of Wilma Rudolph, the first female track athlete to win three gold medals in one Olympiad, this six-story campus residence hall was built for upper-class women. The building sits atop a hill and has scenic views of the surrounding neighborhood. The 102,960 square-foot residence hall houses 440 students and features a central courtyard, as well as public use areas for social activities, study and dining. Curving architectural forms give the building a modern look and traditional brick and stone were chosen to complement existing campus buildings.