Wilkes University Jay S. Sidhu School of Business & Leadership

Wilkes-Barre, PA

The Jay S. Sidhu School of Business & Leadership showcases an innovative application of space planning and engineering techniques. This modern educational environment includes a Financial Market Trading Room, tiered case-style lecture hall, expandable and multi-use classrooms. The interior aesthetic enhances the collaborative mission of the School with the creative re-use of space and important building features.

Borton-Lawson’s work included programming, space planning, architecture, mechanical, electrical, plumbing/fire protection design as well as bidding and construction administration services.

Challenges V. Solutions

Challenge Development of a modern, co-located School of Business and Leadership in a challenging multi-use building for a limited budget.

Solution Use of efficient and effective planning to maximize the available space at a cost-effective $55/S.F.