(Yicai Global) July 30 -- Tus-Design Group, a Chinese construction firm, has won a CNY932 million (USD135 million) bid to build the second phase of Duke Kunshan University in China's eastern province of Jiangsu.
Tus will start construction on Aug. 1 and expects to complete its work in about 29 months, it said in a statement yesterday. Its responsibilities include building the visitor center, administration building, library, gym, community center, bleachers and an underground parking garage.
Duke and local college Wuhan University set up the school admitted its first undergraduates in 2014 and started offering four-year undergraduate courses in August 2018, according to its website. It awards graduates degrees from Duke and Kunshan Duke and accepts them into the Duke Alumni Association.
International students must pay nearly USD28,000 for this year's fall semester tuition, whereas those from China will pay just CNY85,000 (USD12,340).
Suzhou-based Tus offers a range of services, spanning investment and funding to operations and maintenance, and has a diverse portfolio of projects under its belt, including industrial parks, sports building and rail stations.
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