NIRSA Outstanding Facilities Awards

Recipients of the 2021 Outstanding Facilities Awards

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Boston College

Margot Connell Recreation Center

  • Project Architect: CannonDesign

  • Gross Square Feet: 244,000
  • Net Square Feet: 244,000

Dixie State University

Human Performance Center

  • Project Architect: Hastings+Chivetta

  • Additional Architect: MHTN Architects

  • General Contractor: Layton Construction

  • Gross Square Feet: 181,670
  • Net Square Feet: 127,169
  • Total Construction: $60,000,000
  • Average Daily Participation: 1,000

Florida Gulf Coast University

University Recreation & Wellness Center

  • Project Architect: Harvard Jolly

  • Additional Architect: Hastings+Chivetta

  • General Contractor: Gilbane Building Company

  • Gross Square Feet: 50,000
  • Net Square Feet: 46,000
  • Total Construction: $16,400,000
  • Average Daily Participation: 850

San Jose State University

Spartan Recreation and Aquatic Center

  • Project Architect: Gensler Architecture

  • Additional Architect: Aquatic Design Group

  • General Contractor: AECOM Hunt

  • Gross Square Feet: 120,000
  • Net Square Feet: 95,000
  • Total Construction: $111,654,212
  • Average Daily Participation: 565

St. Edward’s University

Recreation and Athletic Center

  • Project Architect: Specht Architects

  • Additional Architect: Benz Resource Group

  • General Contractor: Hill Wilkinson

  • Gross Square Feet: 14,000
  • Net Square Feet: 12,000
  • Total Construction: $8,100,000
  • Average Daily Participation: 700

Tennessee Tech University

Marc L. Burnett Student Recreation and Fitness Center

  • Project Architect: Hastings+Chivetta

  • Additional Architect: Wold | HFR Design

  • General Contractor: Denark Construction

  • Gross Square Feet: 153,527
  • Net Square Feet: 125,956
  • Total Construction: $45,611,000
  • Average Daily Participation: 800

The University of Connecticut

Student Recreation Center

  • Project Architect: JCJ Architecture

  • Additional Architect: Moody Nolan Architecture

  • General Contractor: Turner Construction

  • Gross Square Feet: 220,000
  • Net Square Feet: 191,000
  • Total Construction: $80,600,000
  • Average Daily Participation: 4,500

University of Mississippi

South Campus Recreation Center

  • Project Architect: JBHM Architecture

  • Additional Architect: HOK

  • General Contractor: Zellner Construction

  • Gross Square Feet: 121,783
  • Net Square Feet: 105,992
  • Total Construction: $26,775,000
  • Average Daily Participation: 1,500

UNC Charlotte

University Recreation Center

  • Project Architect: CannonDesign

  • Additional Architect: Jenkins•Peer Architects

  • General Contractor: Edifice

  • Gross Square Feet: 151,000
  • Net Square Feet: 151,000
  • Total Construction: $57,000,000
  • Average Daily Participation: 2,200

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Nicholas Recreation Center

  • Project Architect: HOK

  • Additional Architect: Workshop Architects

  • General Contractor: Miron Construction Co., Inc.

  • Gross Square Feet: 251,202
  • Net Square Feet: 178,702
  • Total Construction: $75,220,000
  • Average Daily Participation: 5,000