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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 (Actual)
Occupancy: October 2018 (Actual)

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 99 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:  The building is occupied and is approximately 99 percent complete with punch-work near completion and closeout underway. Substantial Completion was October 2018 and occupancy was October 2018.  The project has received Final TCO.

Next Milestone: Final Completion is January 2019.