Dedication of new Center for Business & Technology (BT Building) at San Diego Mesa College, providing a contemporary new home for Mesa’s business, computer information, digital technology, fashion, hospitality and web development programs.
February 28, 2019
Modeled after iconic business headquarters like Google and Microsoft, new facility provides contemporary home for Mesa's School of Business and Technology
What: Dedication of new Center for Business & Technology (BT Building) at San Diego Mesa College, providing a contemporary new home for Mesa’s business, computer information, digital technology, fashion, hospitality and web development programs. Inspired in part by iconic business headquarters of firms such as Google and Microsoft, the Center for Business & Technology includes state-of-the-art technology, an expansive case study room, and several collaboration spaces intended to inspire students towards entrepreneurial endeavors, business start-ups, product creation, and to dream their future.
(View time lapse video of construction to completion here.)
When: Thursday, February 28, 2019, 10 a.m.
About the Center for Business & Technology The new $32.4 million, 57,800-square-feet Center for Business & Technology (BT) is unlike any other building at Mesa College, intentionally designed to feel like a business complex seamlessly transformed into classrooms.
The new facility houses business, computer information science, digital technology, fashion, hospitality, and web development classes that had previously been dispersed throughout the campus. The building design features a case-study room, a large video wall, multiple Visix screens; the entry to the building will include a large video display wall.
In keeping with the district’s Green Building Policy for all Propositions S and N-funded projects, the Center for Business & Technology is expected to be awarded a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification for green building and design – one of 42 LEED certifications across the District. It includes a number of sustainable features:
Center for Business and Technology Project Team:
The $1.555 billion Propositions S and N construction bond program provides new state-of-the-art instructional and career training facilities, major renovations, and campuswide infrastructure projects at City, Mesa and Miramar colleges and six Continuing Education campuses throughout San Diego.
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Jennifer Nichols Kearns
Director of Communications