Roof Upgrade Offers Insights and Lessons

A high-profile facility. A unique roof design. A tight project window.

As challenges go in institutional and commercial facilities, the recently completed roof upgrade on the Harry A. Gampel Pavilion at the University of Connecticut was a doozy. Managers had known for years that the pavilion — home to the 11-time women’s champion and five-time men’s champion Huskies basketball teams — needed repairs. But when the time came to draw up plans for the upgrade and make it happen, they realized just how large the challenge was going to be.

Read my article in our January 2018 issue to learn about the strategies managers used to deliver a successful project, as well as the lessons in project management the upgrade offered.

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