BL Harbert International will build Ole Miss' new basketball arena

STAFF REPORTJune 24, 2014 

BL Harbert International was chosen to build Ole Miss' new basketball arena.

Construction for the $68.9 million deal, 9,600-seat arena has already started and will be completed to host Ole Miss games in 2016.

The new 230,000-square-foot facility will include the basketball court, premier locker room suites for players and coaching staff, training facilities, a Courtside Club, All-American Suites, and the Arena Club.

Kansas City-based global architect AECOM will serve as the architect for the new Ole Miss Arena.

"We are honored to build a marquee project for Ole Miss that will have a lasting impact on a college campus and its students for the next 50 years. BL Harbert looks forward to working with AECOM and the University in providing the students with another great SEC Arena," Gary W. Savage, BL Harbert President of U.S. Operations said in a statement.

BL Harbert International, LLC is a privately owned construction company with U.S. and International operations providing preconstruction, construction, design-build and construction management services.

BL Harbert is currently building across the U.S. and in twelve countries around the world. The company is nationally ranked based on 2013 annual revenues of $732 million. BL Harbert International, LLC is consistently ranked in the top three green contractors in the state of Alabama.

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