PJ Dick

Robert Morris university convention center


Client Name: Robert Morris University
Location: Moon Township, PA
Delivery System(s): CM at Risk
SF: 180,000-sf (basketball arena), 11,000-sf (conference space)
Cost: $50 million
Completion Date: 2019
Architect: Christopher R. Haupt, AIA


PJ Dick provided construction management at risk services for Robert Morris University’s new 161,000-sf facility featuring a 20,000-sf main basketball/volleyball floor, a 10,000-sf basketball/volleyball practice gym, strength and conditioning facilities, locker rooms, a practice court, an 11,000-sf conference space, and seating for 4,000 people. The UPMC Events Center offers features that the campus didn’t previously have including a full-sized practice court, enhanced office space for coaches and the media relations staff, and the UPMC Wellness Center, which includes a full training and rehabilitation facility and space for aquatic therapy. Space also includes a satellite police office inclusive of interrogation room, and two holding cells.