Lone Star College System Selects Projectmates Construction Program Management Software for $485 Million Bond Program

Lone Star College System

Richardson, TX — November 11, 2015 — Systemates, Inc. is excited to be a part of Lone Star College System's Construction Management Solution. As one of the largest and fastest-growing community college systems in the United States, LSCS has chosen Projectmates Construction Program Management Software to be the focal point of collaboration for an immense $485 million bond. Projectmates will assist in a ground-breaking movement to add 685,000 square feet of learning space to address growth needs and Houston's shortage of skilled workers, as well as 362,000 square feet in renovations for existing LSCS educational facilities. These construction efforts will be further compounded with overall improvements towards campus safety and technology infrastructure throughout all LSCS campuses.

This bond program will include projects such as brand new instructional buildings, expansions to student services buildings, as well as increased parking spaces. LSCS required CPMS that was not only capable of managing and tracking a high volume of projects, but also projects with greatly varying degrees of complexity and size. Projectmates highly customizable workflow automation features can address each project type's nuances and requirements.

Budget and schedule management are the college's first priority in Projectmates. With projects such as brand new Health Science Buildings having projected costs of up to $55 million alone, Projectmates was brought on board to ensure the highest degree of cost tracking for Lone Star's construction team. The web-based construction management software provides constant access to only the most up-to-date construction data with its reporting modules and dashboard views. Combined with robust modules for document management, contract management, budgeting, and much more, LSCS is empowered with the highest degree of transparency in every facet of its bond program.

About Lone Star College System

Lone Star College System is a publicly funded community college system located in Houston, Texas. With a total enrollment count of well over 90,000 students, LSCS is the largest higher education institution in Houston, and one of the fastest growing community college systems in the United States. LSCS's CyFair, Kingwood, Montgomery, North Harris, Tomball, and University Park campuses collectively service over a dozen Houston ISDs.

About Systemates

Founded in 1995 by leading architects and software engineers, Systemates developed Projectmates to equip owners and owners' representatives with a secure, sophisticated construction project management software solution. Projectmates' collaborative platform dramatically improves project execution, cuts costs and delays, increases accountability, and reduces risks. With its cutting edge technology, Projectmates creates one seamless platform for managing the complete lifecycle of a building, from planning, bidding, and building to maintaining the facilities. Over 50,000 users from organizations such as Retailers, Real Estate developers, Educational and Government agencies rely on Projectmates to manage billions of dollars in capital construction programs. Systemates is privately held and headquartered in Richardson, Texas.

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