University of Massachusetts Champions Center, Amherst, Massachusetts, North America University of Massachusetts Champions Center, Amherst, Massachusetts, North America

University of Massachusetts Champions Center, Amherst, Massachusetts, North America

Client: JCJ Architecture

Services: Cost Management & Quantity Surveying

Overview

The University of Massachusetts Champions Center is home to both the university’s men’s and women’s varsity basketball teams.

The 56,000 square-foot basketball development center provides identical practice courts, team room, and an administrative center for each program. Other amenities include weight training space, a nutrition center, a VIP lounge, a conference room, a sports medicine center, and the prominent ‘Legacy Hall’ (of Fame).

The Details

Designed to meet LEED Gold standards, it includes many sustainable design features such as waste and water management, and utilizes a significant portion of natural light to reduce energy use. About 75% of construction waste was recycled or salvaged during the construction process. The building also boasts water efficient plumbing filters.

RLB provided cost management services to JCJ Architecture.