Hollister celebrates topping out of new mixed-use honors facility at Rutgers-Newark

By Emily Bader
Newark | Feb 14, 2019 at 11:20 am

Hollister Construction announced it had recently joined RBH Group, Rutgers University – Newark and students, Perkins Eastman and McNamara-Salvia Structural Engineers to celebrate the topping out of a new facility at Rutgers University’s Newark campus.

The five-story, 154,000-square-foot, mixed-use Honors Living-Learning Community will provide students with 391 beds, including double occupancy rooms, studios and one- and two-bedroom units. It will have classrooms and academic support spaces as well as 25,000 square feet of ground floor retail space.

Hollister was retained by RBH as construction manager on the project.

“We had great weather, perfect for the Rutgers HLLC beam signing and topping out ceremony in beautiful downtown Newark. Joining the Hollister team were developer RBH Group, Rutgers University-Newark, Perkins Eastman Architects and McNamara-Salvia Engineers. We look forward to wrapping this exciting project up this summer,”  Steve Williams, project executive at Hollister Construction, said.

The project also includes a five-story, 74,000-square-foot parking garage with 330 parking spots and a 11,000 square foot exterior plaza to serve as a gathering place for students and the community.

Emily Bader | ebader@roi-nj.com | emilybader