University of South Carolina Upstate – G.B. Hodge Center

Address: Spartanburg, SC
Owner: University of South Carolina Upstate
Architect: Michael Keeshen & Architects
Cost: $4.5M
Project Responsibility: Structural Engineering Design; Structural Construction Administration Services
Completed: Structural: 2008 Construction: 2010

Constructed in 1973, the G.B. Hodge Center is home to the USC Upstate Athletics department, including the men’s and women’s basketball teams and volleyball program. With a capacity to accommodate 837 attendees, but in need of renovations, MMSA provided structural engineering additions, renovations, and construction administration for the Center. Upgrades include renovations to the women and men’s basketball locker rooms, a new team meeting room, a new weight room, a new media center, and renovation and expansion of the Spartan Performance Center, the athletic training facilities.