Updated: February 21, 2020 12:05 PM
Created: February 20, 2020 08:42 PM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- The remodeling cost of the Alvarado Square building, at Silver and 5th Street, are starting to add up.
Bernalillo County purchased the building for less than $3 million dollars. In 2017, the county estimated the cost of construction would be $33 million.
However, a contract was awarded for $49.3 million. After changes and additions, the cost went up to $50.7 million.
KOB 4 learned the cost could go up again— to nearly $54 million.
The Bernalillo County Commission will consider the $3.1 million increase next week.
The money would go toward:
The county claims all the changes are needed to ensure the new headquarters is high-quality.
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