Feb 28th 2020 | Posted in Vertical by Texas Government Insider

The University of Texas System board of regents amended the system’s capital improvement plan on February 27 to include a $60 million project that includes a new basketball and rowing training facility.

Regents approved the project to replace the Denton A. Cooley Pavilion basketball training facility after it is decommissioned following completion of the Moody Center.

UT training facility and Moody Center site map

The 12,600-square-foot building will serve as the primary training facility for the men’s and women’s basketball programs and the women’s rowing program. New construction is budgeted at $30 million.

The three-story facility will include basketball courts, rooms for rowing ergometers, strength and conditioning, sports medicine, players’ lounges, meeting rooms, and coach and staff offices. Also included in the project will be the $6.25 million interior finish-out of space in the Moody Center for locker rooms for the men, women, and visiting basketball teams, as well as retail store spaces.

Project delivery method is construction manager at risk. Design development approval is scheduled for May 2020 with construction notice to proceed in June 2020. Substantial completion is set for June 2022.