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Kaplan Arena Renovation & Addition

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The project consists of two parts; (1) renovate the existing 131,000 sf arena and (2) and add a new 36,000 gsf sports center.  The arena renovation objectives include the following
      – Expand the north entrance towards the parking lot to create a larger, open entrance.
      – Provide the capability to reduce the seating capacity to approximately 4,000 with the ability
         to expand back to the existing approximately 8,000 seats.
      – Create a luxury seating area on the north side of the arena.
      – Provide movable student seating and a fixed enhanced student section with a multi-use
         student area at the west end of the arena.
      – Provide the capability to traverse from the north side seating to the south side seating via
         the west end addition.
      – Upgrade the scoreboard, audiovisual, experience.
      – Add and renovate office spaces and add student study areas and locker room upgrades.
      – Convert the existing gymnastics area into a two-story space for locker rooms, offices and
         hospitality/meeting spaces.
      – Upgrade/replace/repair mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems as required.

The new sports center objectives include the following:
      – Basketball practice facility
      – Sports medicine area
      – Offices and meeting rooms

  • Project Number:  204-90012
  • Cost: $44,350,000
  • Fund Source: Donor support
  • Renovation/additional GSF:  131,000/36,000
  • Start Date: Sept 2019
  • Construction Date: Oct 2022
  • Finish Date: Estimated Dec 2024
  • Project ManagerCatherine Parker
  • Design Team: Moseley and HNTB
  • Contractor:  DPR Construction

Progress: Early construction packages underway, balance of construction is anticipated to begun April 2023