zumBrunnen Selected to Conduct Facilities Audit at Woodward Academy

Woodward Academy recently selected zumBrunnen, an Atlanta-based building consulting firm, to perform a full facilities audit for all the buildings, athletic facilities and grounds at their two Atlanta campuses.

Atlanta, GA – May 17, 2011 – zumBrunnen, Inc., an independent building consulting firm, was recently selected to perform a full facilities audit by Woodward Academy. The facilities assessment includes an inventory of all buildings, athletic facilities and grounds owned by Woodward Academy on their 80-acre main campus, including the 4-acre primary school in College Park, and their 25-acre north campus located in Johns Creek. zumBrunnen was selected to conduct the audit after going through a formal qualification process based on a detailed proposal and presentation. The comprehensive study is slated for completion in August 2011.

“We are honored to be working with Woodward Academy,” said John zumBrunnen, Founder and President of zumBrunnen, Inc. “They are a well-respected Atlanta institution, and we are proud to help them in accurately assessing the condition of their facilities to ensure they have adequate funding reserves to help achieve their educational mission.”

About Woodward Academy:

Woodward Academy is the largest independent day school in the continental United States and Atlanta’s oldest college-preparatory school (founded in 1900). Woodward Academy instructs 2,735 students in grades PK-12 in two locations: the Main Campus in College Park (K-12) and at Woodward North in Johns Creek (PK-6). Woodward Academy employs 300 full-time, certified faculty members and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and is a member of NAIS, GISA, SAIS, SACAC, NACAC and CEEB.

About zumBrunnen:

zumBrunnen, Inc. was founded in 1989. The Atlanta-based firm specializes in construction consulting, facility assessments, property condition assessments and long-range capital reserve planning services for a diverse list of national clients. The firm is also recognized for their proprietary FacilityForecast® Software System, a unique facilities condition assessment and budgeting tool designed to forecast and manage long-term capital replacement expenses and to provide custom reserve funding plans designed to their client’s business model.

The firm has completed notable projects in a variety of market sectors including senior living, healthcare, religious, multi-family, educational, institutional, mixed use, retail, office, warehouse, industrial, hospitality and public assembly. The firm is involved in LeadingAge (formerly known as the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging or AAHSA) and various other state chapters, as well as the American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA), Coalition for Leadership in Aging Services (CLAS), Life Services Network (LSN), National Multi Housing Council (NMHC), Association of Professional Reserve Analysts (APRA), Community Associations Institute (CAI), Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, North Carolina Association of Independent Schools (NCAIS) and the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS).

For more information about zumBrunnen, call 404-601-4050 or email info@zumbrunnen.com.

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