Marshall University
brad smith innovation center

Marshall University breaks ground on business facility

Nov. 15, 2021
The Brad D. Smith Center for Business and Innovation will enable the university to provide more interdisciplinary collaboration among students and faculty.

Marshall University has broken ground on a 77,000-square-foot business school facility on its Huntington, W.Va. campus.

The Brad D. Smith Center for Business and Innovation will enable the university to provide more interdisciplinary collaboration among students and faculty, according to a university news release. 

Along with classroom space, the facility will have a forum and auditorium, computer and finance labs, office space, meeting rooms, and study spaces for students.

It will be equipped with conference capabilities for both small and large business gatherings and serve as an incubator for both management and practice.

The facility is set to be completed in 2023 and is expected to open to students in spring 2024. 

Fairmount Properties is the developer, P.J. Dick is construction manager and Perkins Eastman is the architect.

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