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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 (Perkins Will)
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: October 2018 (Projected)
Occupancy: November 2018 (Projected)

The expansion of Strahan Coliseum into the University Events Center, with a TPC of $62.5 million and a total size of 81,282 GSF, is approximately 90 percent complete. The scope of work included a new chilled water plant, a new loading dock with access to the lower court level, a new multi-purpose suite, and more locker rooms and offices. The expansion also includes more space for commencement ceremonies and athletic programs.

Status: Construction is underway and is approximately 90 percent complete. Partial occupancy occurred in
June 2018 with the coaches moving into the building’s second level. Final occupancy is expected in November 2018.

Next Milestone: Substantial Completion by October 2018.