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Richard Zagrzecki
Communications Coordinator

Construction to Start on Basketball Practice Facility

Construction to Start on Basketball Practice Facility

Houston, Sept. 24, 2014 — Work is slated to get started on a new state-of-the-art basketball practice facility on the University of Houston campus.

The $20 million project will wrap around the southeast corner of Hofheinz Pavilion, facing Cullen Boulevard and Holman Street. It is slated to be completed in August 2015.

The 53,000-square-foot facility will have two basketball courts that will be used by the men's and women's teams. The first floor will also include a training room, strength-conditioning area, and non-staff lockers for such personnel as graduate assistants, trainers and managers. The second floor will have the team spaces, including the locker rooms, equipment rooms, lounges and film-study rooms. The third floor will comprise offices for all the coaches.

The general contractor for the project is Austin Commercial.

Please contact Senior Project Manager J. Trent Williams if you have any questions related to this project at or by phone at 713-743-5367.

For more UH construction project information, visit


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