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business academic center

Building Number: 0330
Building Code: BC
Assignable Square Feet: 56,090
Gross Square Feet: 110,693
Construction Year: 1989
Original Cost: $9,984,318
Replacement Value: $44,219,741
Ground Breaking Date: January 26, 1988
Occupancy Date: January 8, 1990
Dedication Date: May 15, 1990


The Business Academic Center was the first facility to be constructed under Phase One of the university's 1987 Master Plan. This academic facility has 110,693 gross square feet of space on three floors and is characterized by a two-story colonnade along the west side of the building, overlooking picturesque Loch Norse.  It is constructed of precast concrete and dark glazing. The programs and departments located in this facility include: Engineering Technology and the Haile/US Bank College of Business, including Accounting, Finance & Business Law; Construction Management; Dean, College of Business; Management; Marketing, Economics & Sports Business.

The sculpture by Jack Gron, "Education, Science, and Technology", was installed west of the building in April 1991, on the lawn area above Loch Norse.

Project Team:

Architect: Godsey Associates Architects

Consulting Architect: Gartner Burdick, Bauer-Nilsen (GBBN)

Mechanical Engineer: Maxfield, Backer, Schwartz & Lonnemann

Structural Engineer: Senler, Campbell & Associates 

General Contractor: Monarch Construction