• Client:Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • Location:Camden, NJ
  • Architect:Cubellis Associates
  • Contract Value::$9,770,000

Gym and Fitness Center Renovation

Complete interior renovation of a ± 75,000 SF gymnasium into a state-of-the-art athletic facility including a new fitness center, propulsion pool, and a new sky box to overview the basketball court.

Key Issues:

Removal of front facade and reconstruction of new exterior and sporting events lobby

Demolition of the north elevator

Addition of new elevator and stair systems

Addition of new store front glazing

Substantial interior renovation requiring extensive removal of bearing walls, shoring, and new bearing members

Addition of architectural elements including a propulsion pool training facility and a new fitness center

Addition of new sky box to overview basketball court

Project Highlights:

Contract Value: $9,770,000

Contract Type: Lump Sum

Architect: Cubellis Associates

Project Experience


Irwin & Leighton has managed more than 8 million sf of construction for the educational sector. We have completed countless fast track projects over the “summer break” and have built over 3500 beds in new state of the art residence halls over the last 15 years. As well, we also specialize in constructing new dining halls and serveries, laboratory space, classrooms, libraries, performing arts space and more. We understand the complexities of building and renovating facilities within busy occupied campus settings and excel at being valuable team members!