MIAMI, FL – The University of Miami has appointed Lemartec as the builder for the new Carol Soffer Football Indoor Practice Facility. The University hosted a special groundbreaking ceremony on May 4th to mark the beginning of the long-awaited project. The ceremony was held at the Greentree Practice Field and was attended by prestigious donors and principals of the University, among them, Carol Soffer and her family.
“We are thrilled by the University’s decision to select Lemartec as their builder for the Carol Soffer Indoor Practice Facility,” said Lemartec’s President & CEO, Manny Garcia-Tuñon. “We recognize the efforts vested by all stakeholders to bring a state-of-the-art football indoor practice facility that will elevate the competitiveness of the University’s football team and benefit our community. We feel honored that the University has seen in Lemartec the right construction partner for this project.”
Facility Key Features
The new facility, pursuing LEED® Silver Certification, will feature 73,000 SF of air conditioned facility located behind the Schwartz Center for the Athletic Excellence, two turf fields, a 7,000 SF mezzanine level for office and meeting rooms, and over 13,000 SF for office and conference rooms for coaching, football operations, offensive and defensive and recruiting staff.
Lemartec is a full-service, minority-owned EPC/EPCM, Design-Build, and Construction Management Firm specializing in the design, procurement, and construction of projects for commercial and industrial applications. With a focus in aviation, energy and industrial markets, we strive to become the premier design-build firm within the industries we serve. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, Lemartec maintains international capabilities & strategic partnerships throughout the globe, and is an authorized builder of steel building solutions for world-class partner VP Buildings (Varco-Pruden). For more information, please visit www.lemartec.com.
About University of Miami
The University of Miami’s mission is to educate and nurture students, to create knowledge, and to provide service to our community and beyond. Committed to excellence and proud of our diversity of our University family, we strive to develop future leaders of our nation and the world.