Williams College


Williamstown, MA

Project Scale

58,000 gsf

Innovative hospitality project on a historic campus.

Colliers Project Leaders provided project management services for the new three-story, 64-room Williams Inn on the Williams College campus. The new 58,000 gsf LEED Gold Inn anchors a corner of campus with new parking lots, outdoor event space, and pedestrian connections to Main Street.

Williams Inn does not only operate as a hotel, but as a community space. The building is reflective of the architecture of New England farms, built of stone and wood. The new Inn resembles a farmhouse, while the restaurant and bar are housed in a barn-like structure. Featured is a full-service restaurant, 3,200 square feet of meeting and event space, and a fitness center.

Colliers’ responsibilities as project manager included:

  • Comprehensive contract management
  • Development and management of project schedule and communications plan
  • Design and constructability reviews including collaboration with commissioning team
  • Cost estimating, reconciliation value engineering and cost savings recommendations
  • Review and analysis of construction schedules and bid packages developed by the CMR
  • Management of all required permits for construction
  • Implementation of a quality control program throughout construction to ensure compliance with construction documents
  • Management of the FF&E process including OSE, OD, pre-opening
Williams Inn Exterior 3 WEB
Williams Inn Exterior WEB
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Williams Inn RENDERING
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