Thomas Jefferson University

Planning Design & Construction

As stewards of the Jefferson built environment, we apply our planning, design, and construction expertise to create safe, efficient and exemplary spaces, landscapes and buildings. We support the mission of Thomas Jefferson University and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital through collaborative, creative and professional project leadership.

The Office of Planning, Design and Construction oversees planning, design, and construction services across the Enterprise and supports the overall capital program. We manage the delivery of capital projects with the goal of delivering safe, compliant, functional and sustainable solutions. Our team is responsible for the modernization of buildings and campuses with the goal of providing improved customer and employee experience and comfort. We are responsible for facilitating the Enterprise wide Facility Master Plan (FMP). Our team directs the design and construction process to deliver projects in timely and cost effective manner.

Our efforts are coordinated with the Project Management Office (PMO), Facilities, Operations and Maintenance (FOM) and the Real Estate (RE) Department.  Our Project Management staff partner with design professionals, external consultants and contractors to provides value-added project management services including:

  • Master-Planning & Feasibility studies
  • Opinions of Cost
  • Architectural and Engineering design
  • New construction & Renovation
  • Furniture and equipment installation
  • Site improvements and landscaping
  • Move/occupancy planning and execution
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For Jefferson internal customers engaging PDC services, please visit our Projects Process - Jefferson Community page.   Or, if you simply have a question you would like answered please feel free to contact the appropriate staff member at our PDC Staff or Contact Us pages.

For external consultants, design professionals, contractors, or other vendors, we invite you to find out more about working at Jefferson on our Working with PDC - External Partners page.