The Schmidt Family Complex for Academic & Athletic Excellence at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) will be a state-of-the-art education and athletic facility which will include 121,000-sq.-ft. of new construction (offices, classrooms for the MBA Sport Management program, weight and training room, etc.), 20,000-sq.-ft. of locker room and support space to be renovated within the existing stadium, as well as construction of two new outdoor football practice fields. The stadium renovation component is currently scheduled to open in 2018.
Additionally, master planning for the project includes a future phase for an indoor football practice facility.
This project represents DPR’s first win with FAU.