Tampa, FL (October 6, 2010) –Ryan Companies US, Inc. recently started construction on a 25,609 square foot building for Rasmussen College’s East Pasco Campus slated for completion on March 2, 2011. The new building is located on 4.824 acres on the northwest corner of State Road 54 and Sunlake Boulevard and will house classrooms as well as regional offices for the growing private educator. It features concrete tilt-up exterior walls with clay tile accents on the roof.
The state-of-the-art college campus will have the latest technology in a student-centric environment. “We have been providing premier educational options to Pasco County for many years, and we are excited to be able to expand our contribution to the community.” Campus President Claire Walker said.
This new facility will provide educational opportunities and alternatives to the residents of Pasco County, making career-focused Bachelor’s and Associate’s degrees accessible to more people in the north Tampa Bay area, while also adding new jobs. “We are excited to break ground on a project in Pasco County. Rasmussen is a valued client and we look forward to working with them on this project. The added construction and permanent jobs is a win-win-win for Ryan Cos., Rasmussen College and Pasco County,” stated Doug Dieck, President Southeast Division for Ryan Cos. US Inc.
Ryan Cos. will serve as the Owner, Landlord, Developer and General Contractor. Rasmussen College provided the design services in addition to the furniture and fixtures for the new campus. Ryan Cos. has completed prior projects for Rasmussen in Minnesota and Illinois, so this new facility is a natural extension of a lasting relationship.
About Ryan Companies US, Inc.
Ryan Companies US, Inc. is a nationally recognized builder, developer, designer and real estate manager has specialized in fully integrated solutions for more than 70 years. Ryan builds lasting relationships with a project delivery model based in full-service customized solutions and total collaboration - pairing the customer’s needs and expectations with the talents of a team of constructors, architects engineers, developers, financiers and property managers. In addition to its Minneapolis office, Ryan has offices in Chicago, Phoenix, San Diego, Tampa, Cedar Rapids, Davenport and Des Moines, Iowa. For more information, visit Ryan Companies US, Inc’s website at www.ryancompanies.com.
About Rasmussen College
Founded in 1900, Rasmussen College is a premier provider of educational experiences, dedicated to the growth and development of its students, employees, and the communities it serves. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Rasmussen College offers Bachelor’s and Associate’s degrees in fields with the greatest occupation opportunities to more than 15,000 students both online and through its network of 21 campuses. By partnering with leading universities, Rasmussen offers opportunities to students beyond the Bachelor’s level. The Rasmussen Partner Network gives students the opportunity to earn Master’s and Doctoral degrees completely online, at their own convenience, from prominent universities around the country. To learn more about Rasmussen College, please visit www.rasmussen.edu .