Sundt Selected For Cal Poly Pomona Student Housing Project

POMONA, Calif. (Feb. 10, 2016) – Sundt Construction, Inc. ( was selected as the collaborative design-build contractor for Phase 1 of a first-year student housing replacement project at California State Polytechnic University Pomona.

Teaming with HMC Architects, Brailsford & Dunlavey and Ehrlich Architects, Sundt will develop up to three buildings totaling 305,000 square feet and housing 980 student beds. The $140 million project also includes the addition of a new 35,000-square-foot, single-story dining commons, expansion of the central plant and relocation of a major campus road.

“Sundt, combined with our design build partners, showed a real commitment to leaving no stone unturned during the pursuit of this project,” said Sundt Vice President Robert Stokes.  “We could not be more excited to work with Cal Poly Pomona on such a transformative project.”

The project currently is in the design phase and is expected to break ground in early 2017. Once completed, the new facilities will replace the campus’ aging residential halls, providing students with modern living spaces that offer the latest technology, green features, and designed indoor and outdoor program spaces.

About Sundt
Sundt Construction Inc. ( is one of the country’s largest and most respected general contractors. The 126-year-old firm is known nationally for its commitment to quality and innovative approach to construction services. Sundt currently is ranked the 75th largest construction company in the United States by ENR, the industry’s principal trade magazine. The general contractor has offices in Sacramento, San Diego and San José, California; Tempe and Tucson, Arizona; and San Antonio, Fort Worth and El Paso, Texas.

About HMC Architects

HMC Architects ( provides architectural planning, master planning, graphic design, and interior design services through offices in California, Nevada, and Arizona. The company also works on international projects mostly in Asia and South America. HMC specializes in institutional projects, designing education, health care, and government facilities for public and private clients such as Kaiser Permanente, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Mt. San Antonio College, and California State University.  The company was founded in 1940 by Jay Harnish. Harnish was later joined by Jack Causey and Mel Morgan. The firm became HMC Architects in 1978. The firm is now employee-owned.

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