|Facilities Services acts responsibly as a steward of the buildings and landscapes of UC Berkeley; creates and sustains a beautiful and functional campus environment that furthers the mission of the University; and highly values our most important resource - our people.|
|Under the Vice Chancellor - Facilities Services, more than 500 skilled professionals serve the campus to provide planning, design, construction, maintenance and real estate management services.|
|Physical planning and environmental review|
general, environmental, and project planning services for the Berkeley
campus are provided by the Physical and Environmental Planning (PEP)
unit of Capital Projects. PEP is responsible for ensuring that the
campus is in compliance with the state-mandated requirements of the
California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). PEP also manages
preparation and implementation of the campus long range development
plan. PEP has as its primary focus three broad areas: comprehensive
physical planning; area/precinct planning; and program/project planning.
PEP's planning professionals and planning support staff facilitate and
coordinate the above services linking them to the other units in
Facilities Services, to the campus as a whole and to external partners
|Design and construction|
to the development and execution of capital projects - including new
construction, retrofitting, restoration and landscape - are coordinated
by the Project Management group in Capital Projects. This group brings
together architects, engineers and related professional services, as
well as the many and various construction contractors, needed to
implement capital work on the Berkeley campus. Support services for
capital projects, including contract administration, capital project
accounting and construction
inspection, are also part of Capital Projects.
are provided to the campus by Physical Plant-Campus Services (PP-CS).
PP-CS provides a full range of services including custodial and grounds
support, building maintenance, pest management, recycling and refuse
collection, and management of the utility infrastructure. PP-CS also
manages the purchase and operation of energy resources and provides
specialized engineering and technical services.
|Real Estate Services|
|Real Estate Services
is responsible for the acquisition of new real estate and the
development of existing UC-owned property via third party developers.
Real Estate Services also oversees the development of new facilities for
the Berkeley campus via “donor development” when a donor wishes to gift
a finished facility or building to the University as opposed to donating
funds to the campus to construct the improvements. Additionally, Real
Estate Services manages a portfolio of recent acquired properties and is
responsible for commercial real estate leasing and facility use permits.
|Vice Chancellor Edward J. Denton, FAIA|
Denton began his career at UC Berkeley in August 1998, as Vice
Chancellor - Capital Projects. In 2002, his position was changed to Vice
Chancellor - Facilities Services and his portfolio expanded to include
responsibility for planning, design, construction, maintenance
operations, and real estate services for the campus. He currently
manages a staff of approximately 500 people, with an operating budget in
excess of $64 million and a capital construction program totaling $1.5
Before coming to Cal, Ed worked at Kaiser Permanente for over fifteen years with his final position being that of Vice President – National Facilities Services. While at Kaiser, he was responsible for all design, construction, maintenance operations, real estate, security, environmental services and facility engineering supporting a national program that included 899 buildings with 41.6 million square feet.
In addition to being a registered architect with the State of California, Ed is a Fellow with the American Institute of Architects, past instructor in Architecture at the City College of San Francisco and a guest speaker at numerous symposiums. Locally, Ed's commitment to service spans more than thirty years, from his time as Chairman of the SFAIA Education Committee to Chairman of the California Building Standards Commission - Health Facilities Sub-Committee, to a member of the AIA Committee to Revise Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospital and Health Care Facilities to participation as a recent member of the California Judicial Council Court Facilities Transitional Task Force and the State Department’s Advisory Committee for Oversees Business Operations - Industry Advisory Panel. He currently serves on the Mills College Real Estate Advisory Committee.
Vice Chancellor Denton’s expertise includes project development, design, program preparation and administration, and his knowledge extends to seismic, energy and environmental impact issues, building codes, ADA and OSHPD design and construction requirements. Ed is a graduate of Cal and received his Bachelor of Architecture in 1970.
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