Building Strong Foundations in the Heart Of Atlanta

The KIPP Atlanta Collegiate project included an expansion within an existing building and major renovations throughout the campus. Working on an occupied campus, the project team worked closely to ensure safety for students, staff, and subcontractor partners.

32% Minority-Owned Sub Participation
450 Students Served
3 Month Early Completion
KIPP Atlanta Collegiate interior

Expanding Upward – Inside an Existing Building

The most challenging portion of this project involved building a new “KIPP to College” second floor addition within an existing building. The project team had to carefully work inside the existing lower level to provide the foundation and support needed for the new interior second floor. Steel had to be erected and concrete poured within the indoor, elevated space, with all materials and equipment going through the first floor and up 15 feet.

KIPP Atlanta Collegiate group photo

KIPP to College: Building Communities

Carroll Daniel looks for ways to give back to the communities in which we work. Despite the fact that nationally, only 10% of low-income students of color graduate from college, over 80% of KIPP students pursue a college degree after high school. In honor of the KIPP to College expansion and our outstanding partnership with this program and its founders, we created the Ra’Chel Ford Scholarship Fund, giving $5,000 to a deserving KIPP student who plans to pursue a college education.

The Carroll Daniel team has been an amazing partner for KIPP Metro Atlanta Schools from the beginning phases of this project through completion. From preconstruction through close-out, they have exemplified professionalism, expertise, common-sense judgment, and creativity.
Ra’Chel Ford
Managing Director of Regional Operations, KIPP Metro Atlanta Schools

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