Construction worker assessing a window panel inside the UNLV Advanced Engineering Building.

Planning and Construction News

Planning and Construction provides and manage all campus physical master planning, design, construction, furniture/equipment specification and installation, and other design/construction project services. By collaborating with users, architects, interior designers, engineers and contractors, our department maintains a consistent level of quality through compliance with design and construction standards.

Current Planning and Construction News

colorful artwork on utility box in front of apartment complex
Business and Community |

Designs on utility boxes at The Degree were created by College of Fine Arts students.

wide exterior shot of the Advanced Engineering Building
Campus News |

Unique spaces spark creativity and invention; the building officially debuts Feb. 23.

abstract artwork with las vegas strip in background
Campus News |

UNLV junior Rose Jiang is the artist behind 'Primum Non Nocere,' digital art gifted to the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine by the class of 2023.

photo illustraion of man standing beside research related graphics
People |

The research infrastructure manager finds joy in troubleshooting the inevitable research space issues all across campus.

photo of wall art
Campus News |

The project represents a gift from the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV Class of 2022 and the theme of 'diversity, inclusion, and acceptance.'

rendering of engineering building
Campus News |

Thanks to the tenacious support of UNLV leadership, NSHE, and a host of elected and community supporters, groundbreaking for new building has begun.

Planning and Construction In The News


First the lights blinked out, preventing state education officials from approving a $1.25 billion ground lease to G2 Capital Development in Las Vegas. Then regents balked at the deal.

Las Vegas Review Journal

State higher education officials expressed strong skepticism over UNLV’s plans to enter into a lengthy ground lease on 42 acres of university-owned land near the Las Vegas Strip.


Violence has been in the spotlight recently — specifically crimes near the University of Nevada Las Vegas.


The University of Nevada, Las Vegas underwent a sizable overhaul recently by changing the signage associated with 165 of its single-use public restrooms to "All Gender/Family Restroom."

U.S. News & World Report

Jamie Sprague-Ballou’s heart raced in fear every time she walked into a public restroom when she was transitioning from male to female.

Las Vegas Sun

Jamie Sprague-Ballou’s heart raced in fear every time she walked into a public restroom when she was transitioning from male to female. In the women’s restroom, she risked being humiliated by security. In the men’s restroom, she risked violence.

Recent Planning and Construction Accomplishments

Rebecca Barber (Planning, Budget and Analysis) presented on UNLVs Anaplan implementation at the NACUBO Planning and Budget Forum along with our implementation partner TruEd.  
Nancy Strouse (Foundation), Scott Roberts (Foundation), and David Frommer (Planning and Construction) made presentations as part of the Leveraging Your Assets: Public Private Partnerships session at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, district VII conference in San Francisco in March. As university budgets tighten and state…