FACTS: Record Growth Impacts Facilities
and Health Center Addition
Labovitz School of Business
Pharmacy Expansion and UMD space
Key Facts About
the Sports and Health Center Addition
* 90% of the University’s 10,000 students participate
in the Recreational Sports Program.
* The number of HPER majors has doubled since the 1980s.
* The three-level Sports and Health Center Addition is planned to be
45,000 square feet, a * 2% increase in space. The facility will provide
fitness rooms, multipurpose space, and conditioning space for Recreational
Sports, Varsity Athletics, and the Department of Health, Physical Education
* Project costs: $4 M student fees, $8 M state bonding request, $12
M total project cost. Student fees are currently being used to design
the building. UMD will be ready to begin construction at the conclusion
of this legislative session.
About the Labovitz School of Business and Economics
* The project is partially funded by a generous $4.5 million gift from
Joel and Sharon Labovitz.
* The Labovitz School of Business and Economics is planned to be 61,000
gross square feet. This is about 1.5 times the size of the current School
of Business and Economics.02-2003 school year. This is a 19% increase
since 1999. The school is accredited by the AACSB International, the
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Key Facts About the Pharmacy
Expansion and UMD Space
* Building built in 1968
* No significant renovations have been completed
* Building has significant amounts of asbestos and lead paint
* Building lacks fire detection and suppression systems
* There is no ventilation system in Life Science
* Total building square feet including the basement is 76,740.
* Estimated renovation is approximately 40,000 GSF
* Pharmacy will occupy approximately two floors of this three story
* All utilities within the building will be upgraded
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Posted March 9, 2004.