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University Events Center Expansion

University Events Center Expansion

Feasibility Study: Moody Nolan

Programmer: Facility Programming and Consulting

Architect: Sink Combs Dethlefs

Total Project Cost (DD): $62,500,000

Total Project Cost (CIP): $54,090,000

Contractor CM@R: Turner Construction

Design Development Approval: August 2016 (Actual)

GMP Approval: September 2016 (Actual)

Construction Start: September 2016 (Actual)

Construction Completion: November 2018 (Projected)

Occupancy: December 2018 (Projected)


The University Events Center project with a scope of work that also includes a new chilled water plant, a new loading dock with access to the lower court level, a multi-purpose suite, locker rooms, and offices, has a TPC of $62.5 million and the total size of the expansion is 81,282 GSF. The expansion includes space for commencement ceremonies and athletic programs.


Status: Construction is approximately 55 percent complete. Occupancy is targeted for fall 2018. The start-up of the new Chiller Plant is scheduled for January 2018.


Next Milestone: Drying-in the building by February 2018 is the next major milestone.


The webcam for the University Events Center has been added to the Facility Planning, Design, and Construction website at the following link: