Facilities operations & Capital projects

I-beams get placed in the Vista Grande Dining Complex in the Fall of 2018.

Our Role at Cal Poly

Cal Poly Corporation Facilities Operations and Capital Projects works collaboratively with corporation departments, commercial services and Cal Poly Facilities Management and Development to facilitate the construction, maintenance, repair and alteration of corporation buildings and grounds. It oversees and manages approximately 184,000 gross square feet spread across 27 Campus Dining venues, administrative spaces, corporation warehouse, Bella Montana staff and faculty housing units and Cal Poly Downtown. In addition, it manages capital projects including the planning and execution of short and long-range ventures according to defined university and corporation policies, guidelines and budget. It also oversees the acquisition of resources and materials in accordance with corporation procurement policy.

Services Overview

If you’re having a facility issue, need to make a service request or have a question about a capital project, please check out the service specialties below.

Facilities Operations »

Facilities Operations and Capital Projects oversees maintenance and repair of everything from food warmers to elevators. Learn more here.

Capital Projects »

Learn about the latest capital and featured projects in the works for Cal Poly Corporation.

(805) 756-1451

Building 15

1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405


7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Facilities operations & capital projects Staff

Have a facility-related issue, question or need a suggestion? Search for the right person below.

Will Marchese

Director of Facilities
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Mike Thornton

Director of Business and Concept Development
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John Thomson

Project Manager
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Jason Carney

Maintenance Supervisor
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Michael Phillips

Maintenance Technician
Email Michael