Turner Field only latest redevelopment deal for Georgia State

Georgia State University’s deal to close, with partners, on $30 million worth of property at Turner Field and turn it into a $300 million development may seem like big news. But it is just the latest in a long line of in-town deals the university, led by President Mark Becker, has completed.

In the past 17 years, GSU completed the following projects, many after Becker came on board in January 2009:

•Student Center —- 124,000 square feet, opened fall 1998

•North Metro Center —- 49,720 square feet, opened 2000

•Student Recreation Center —- 174,000 square feet, opened 2001

•Aderhold Learning Center —- 160,000 square feet, opened fall 2002

•University Lofts (435 beds) —- opened summer 2001

•University Commons (2,000 beds with 786-space parking deck) —- opened fall 2007

•Library renovation and expansion —- completed in 2008

•Patton Hall —- 79,777 square feet, opened fall 2009

•Decatur Street pedestrian improvements —- completed in 2010

•Piedmont Avenue pedestrian improvements —- completed in 2011

•Piedmont North Student Housing (943 beds with 315-space parking area) —- opened fall 2010

•Parker H. Petit Science Center —- 360,000 square feet, completed July 2010

•Piedmont North Dining Hall —- completed fall 2011

•Alpharetta Academic Facility —- 45,000 square feet, completed fall 2011

•Outdoor student recreation facility —- football and intramurals practice fields, completed in 2012

•25 Park Place Tower Renovation (five floors) —- completed December 2012

•Campus master plan update —- completed December 2012

•Sand volleyball courts —- completed in 2012

•100 Auburn Avenue renovation —- completed August 2013

•Indian Creek Lodge —- 4,900 square feet, completed December 2013 Humanities Law Building —- 200,000 square feet, scheduled completion by July 2015

Upcoming projects

•Science Park Phase II —- collaborative and flexible research labs with academic support space, scheduled completion by July 2015

•25 Park Place Tower continued renovations

Source: Georgia State University

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