Hill International Selected to Provide Project Management Oversight Services to the University of Connecticut

PHILADELPHIA and STORRS, Conn., July 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a contract from the University of Connecticut to provide project management oversight services on an as-needed basis for projects on the University's main campus at Storrs, the five regional campuses and UConn Health in Farmington. The three-year contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately $2.0 million.

Pursuant to the contract, Hill will be providing project management oversight, construction inspection and owner's representation for various projects as assigned. Responsibilities may include project oversight and management for design, preconstruction, construction administration and construction activities, coordination of building inspections, scheduling, estimating, documenting and reporting. Hill may also be providing technical assistance in budget development and documentation, management and reporting to include all design, preconstruction, construction and occupancy activities.

"We are honored to have been selected by UConn to help support their construction and facilities program," said John Milano, P.E., Senior Vice President and Northeast Regional Manager for Hill's Project Management Group.

Hill International, with 4,800 professionals in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management, construction claims and other consulting services primarily to the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy and industrial markets. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the seventh largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com.

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