Santa Clara University – Leavey Center

Santa Clara, CA

The Leavey Center is home to SCU women's volleyball and men's and women's basketball. It has hosted multiple West Coast Conference basketball tournaments and is considered one of the best sports venues of its size on the West Coast. The multi-phase construction project, led by Chris Nations, included:
  • 4,500 seat multi-purpose arena and convocation center
  • Upper level seating and suites addition
  • 43,000 square-foot Athletic department expansion
  • Weight room
  • Student-athlete academic center
  • Team and conference rooms
  • Video rooms

Role: Owner's Project Manager

Size: 169,000 square feet

Cost: $26M

Completed: 2001

Key Staff: Chris Nations