Jefferson County Public Library Selects Fransen Pittman Construction to Assist with Columbine Library Remodel
(Lakewood, Colo. – Oct. 20, 2016) Jefferson County Public Library (JCPL) announced today that it has selected Fransen Pittman Construction Co., Inc., to provide general contractor services for the 2017 Columbine Library remodel project.
Under terms of the contract, Fransen Pittman will assist JCPL with:
“Fransen Pittman has developed a national reputation for building state-of-the-art libraries that meet the information needs of the 21st century while reflecting the unique characteristics of the communities they serve,” said Pam Nissler, executive director, JCPL. “They have built a number of ground-breaking libraries in Colorado, including the Eloise May and Southglenn libraries in Arapahoe County; Anythink’s Wright Farms, Bennett, Brighton and Huron libraries in Adams County; and the newly opened Castle Pines, Lone Tree and Parker Libraries in Douglas County. We believe their construction expertise, coupled with their commitment to cost-efficiency and sustainability, make them the perfect choice for this project.”
Fransen Pittman was selected through a competitive bidding process launched by the Library in September. Eleven firms responded to JCPL’s Request for Proposals; firms were evaluated based on price, ability to meet JCPL’s needs, experience and references.
Pre-construction services are already underway, with construction planned for the spring of 2017. Watch for project updates at jeffcolibrary.org/locations/south-county.
About Jefferson County Public Library
Jefferson County Public Library (JCPL) is the third largest public library in the state of Colorado and the essential destination where all generations connect, discover and create. Our mission is to build an educated and vibrant community by providing equal access to information and opportunities. A JCPL library card is the smartest card in your wallet, giving you access to an online library that operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week, a network of 10 libraries, a Bookmobile, a robust Library 2 You program and a Mobile Computer Classroom, as well as books, periodicals, CDs and DVDs, audio and eBooks, and computer and Internet resources. Library programs and services are supported by countywide property taxes and supplemented by charitable donations from The Jefferson County Library Foundation and others. For more information contact your local library or visit jeffcolibrary.org.
About Fransen Pittman
Fransen Pittman General Contractors, a Denver-based firm founded in 1994, began when Von Fransen and John Pittman joined forces to establish a company steeped in the fundamentals of owner satisfaction and top-notch construction management services. Through hard work, creativity, and perseverance, Fransen Pittman has grown to a leading Front Range construction firm with an annual volume exceeding $130 million and a capacity of $75 million per project. The firm’s work spans from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs and eastward to Fort Morgan. For more information, please visit http://www.fransenpittman.com.