GO-Science Lease Timeline

Events

Official Groundbreaking

May 17, 2013

RFP Process to Select Design/Build Contractor

June 2013 - October 2013

Initial Construction Documents Completed

November 2013

Drawings and Budget Approved by Board of Directors

December 2013

Lease Finalization with City of Greenville

December 2013

Initial Permits Submitted to City for Approval

January 2014

Final Construction Contract Signed

February 2014

Interior Designer Identified and Begins Work

February 2014

We Discover No Interior Design Work Included or Completed

February 2014

Interior Designer Resigns Due to Family Issues

March 2014

Education Director Resigns Due to Relocation

March 2014

Fixed Furniture Plan Development Begins

March 2014

Replacement Interior Designer Begins

April 2014

Interior Design Completed

May 2014

Actual Construction Begins

June 2014

Interior Finishes Ordered

July 2014

Incorrect Facade Panels Delivered - Reorder Required

August 2014

Educational Director Search Begins

September 2014

Fixed Furniture Agent Leaves Greenville With No Notice

October 2014

New Fixed Furniture Agent Engaged - Process Starts Over

October 2014

City Risk Management Requires Changes to Building Fire Alarm

October 2014

Correct Facade Panels Delivered & Installed

November 2014

Vandals Damage Gas Lines

December 2014

Certificate of Occupancy Received

December 2014

Extensive Repairs to Gas Lines Completed

January 2015

Education Director Search Fails

January 2015

Construction Completed

March 2015

Revised Furniture Order Placed

March 2015

Education Director Search Starts Over

April 2015

Fixed Furniture Arrives and is Installed

April 2015

Sign Installed

May 2015

First Traveling Exhibit Arrives (Nano)

May 2015

No Internet or Phone Service to Property Identified

May 2015

Center Opens to Public (Soft Opening)

May 2015

Educational Director Hired

June 2015

Special Preview Events Begin (Exhibit Tours & Programs)

June 2015

Broadband Infrastructure Project Begins

July 2015

Broadband Infrastructure Project Completed

August 2015

Facility Temporarily Closes for Repairs & Disinfection

September 2015

Facility Floods Due to Sewage Connection Breakdown

September 2015

Second Traveling Exhibit Arrives (Oceans)

September 2015

New Website Launched with Online Reservation System

October 2015

Scheduled Paid Programs Begin

October 2015

Formal Grand Opening

November 2015