Archive for February, 2009

Manhattan Selected to Build UNT Football Stadium Complex

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

The University of North Texas (UNT) has selected Manhattan Construction Company to provide pre-construction and construction services for its new football stadium complex on its campus in Denton, Texas.

The new 30,000 seat stadium will include a club level, a corporate deck, a Spirit Store, and a Touchdown Terrace. In addition to hosting UNT events, it will serve as a venue for outdoor concerts, community events, high school games and band competitions for the North Texas region.

The UNT Stadium complex project is LEED® registered under the U.S. Green Building Council and is striving to obtain LEED Silver certification. The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction, and operation of high performance green buildings.

The stadium is located on the site of the former Eagle Point Golf Course, adjacent to University’s Athletics Center and directly across Interstate 35 from the Murchison Performing Arts Center.

Manhattan Construction Company is recognized for building some of the world’s most complex sports stadiums, including the new Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, and Reliant Stadium in Houston. Manhattan is ranked 3rd in the nation among the Top Sports Builders list in Engineering News-Record’s Top 400 Contractors Source Book.

Richland Hills Church of Christ Selects Manhattan To Expand and Renovate Sanctuary

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

Richland Hills Church of Christ has selected Manhattan Construction Company to provide construction services for the renovation and expansion of its church sanctuary located in North Richland Hills, Texas, transforming it from a 2,000 seat worship space to support worship and group activities with up to 3,500 seats.

“Manhattan has commenced its Builder-Driven Pre-ConstructionSM service which will provide early and on-going analysis of the sanctuary design to help Richland Hills maximize flexibility of use for the facility,” said Manhattan Executive Vice President Bob Bowen.

Manhattan has over a quarter of a billion dollars worth of religious and cultural facility project experience and is ranked 15th among the top builders of religious and cultural facilities in the nation in Engineering News-Record’s Top 400 Contractors Source Book.