The New UPMC Events Center at Robert Morris University opens Summer 2019.
Officials at Robert Morris University, located in suburban Pittsburgh, have awarded management of their new 161,000-sq.-ft. multi-purpose facility to OVG Facilities, the firm co-founded by former AEG CEO Tim Leiweke.
Named after the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, the new UPMC Events Center is the future home of the Colonials and is scheduled to open in summer 2019. OVG Facilities currently manages several U.S. university complexes including the Kovalchick Complex at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the UMBC Event Center at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
OVG Facilities will provide full management, booking, and operational services to the UPMC Events Center, including its 4,000-plus-seat arena dubbed Peoples Court, a practice court, locker rooms, a strength and conditioning center and concessions. The complex also includes an 11,000-sq.-ft. conference and meeting space for campus events and outside organization and host men’s and women’s basketball and women’s volleyball, as well as provide a venue for other events such as concerts, commencement, featured speakers, banquets, and much more.