U.S. Lacrosse Breaks Ground on $15M Headquarters in Sparks
- May 06, 2015
U.S. Lacrosse has finally started work this month on its new national headquarters complex. The project is being developed in Sparks, a community in Baltimore County. It will cost $15 million.
The official groundbreaking for the project was held on Thursday, April 23. Numerous officials, donors and lacrosse fans were present at the event. They celebrated both the start of construction for the new U.S. Lacrosse HQ and what is considered Maryland’s official team sport.
U.S. Lacrosse’s current headquarters is located at 113 West University Parkway in Baltimore. It has become obsolete and is currently unable to accommodate the association’s growing staff.
The new complex will be located at York Road and Loveton Circle, on a 12-acre site, which U.S. Lacrosse purchased in 2012, for $4.5 million. Plans call for the construction of a three-level, 45,000-square-foot building, an exhibition and training field and and a 500-seat spectator area. The Gilbane Building Co. is constructing the project. Rubeling & Associates, Inc. was the architect.
U.S. Lacrosse plans to move in next spring. It will bring about 70 employees to Sparks. The new facility will not only serve as the association’s headquarters, but it will also house the Lacrosse Museum and National Lacrosse Hall of Fame.
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