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The Property and Facilities Committee of the University of Pittsburgh's Board of Trustees approved at its Nov. 7 meeting $43,151,300 in construction and renovation projects as well as four leases; a highlight of the approved expenditures is a $14,326,300 project to acquire and prepare land for the construction of a new sports complex. The construction and renovation projects are expected to create 206 construction and 82 construction-support jobs, and the University will pay business privilege taxes of $57,731 on the construction projects.

Pitt Trustees' Property and Facilities Committee Approves $43 Million in Construction, Renovation, and Upgrade Projects

Pittsburgh, PA | Posted on November 7th, 2008

The sports complex, which will include new baseball, softball, soccer, track, and intramural facilities, will be located on the former Robinson Court property adjacent to Pitt's campus. This first phase of construction includes relocation of utility lines, stabilizing the site, and preparation of other infrastructures for the site.

Other projects approved by the committee include $9,085,000 in renovations to sorority housing in Amos Hall; a $2,600,000 expansion of the Chambers Hall fitness center on the Greensburg campus; $6,100,000 in laboratory and infrastructure upgrades for nanoscience research in the Van de Graaff Building; $3,955,000 for installation of an emergency generator for the Mid-campus Complex; $5,600,000 for a redesign of the steam condensate collection systems in support of the new Carillo Street Steam Plant; and $1,485,000 for renovations to the fifth floor of the William Pitt Union.

In addition, the committee approved four leases:

o The Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, with a 10-year lease beginning in May 2009 at an initial annual cost of $418,132 for 19,346 square feet in the Bakery Square development at 6425 Penn Ave.;

o The Clinical and Translational Science Institute, with a five-year lease beginning in January 2009 at an initial annual cost of $235,380 for 9,419 square feet in Forbes Tower, 3600 Forbes Ave.;

o The Physical Activity and Weight Management Research Center, with a lease amendment through Nov. 30, 2013, at an annual rental cost of $161,784.96 for an additional 2,413 square feet in Birmingham Towers, 2100 Wharton St.; and

o The Office of Institutional Advancement, with a 10-year lease beginning in May 2009 at an initial annual cost of $492,678 for 20,965 square feet at 128 N. Craig St.

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