Over 100 semi-truck loads of steel is delivered from three different states to begin building the fieldhouse structure.
NexusPark Groundbreaking Ceremony – a day that marked a great step forward for this project. In addition to receiving remarks from collaborators and community partners, we announced the naming of The Circle K Fieldhouse and John McCormick Fields.
Crews begin the work of pouring the concrete footers. After this step is completed, over 2000 cubic yards of concrete will have been poured to support the footers of the fieldhouse structure. Each cement truck holds around 9 cubic yards, making that over 220 truckloads. In total, it will be about 1.5 football field lengths worth of concrete poured.
Utility and groundwork began on the future fieldhouse site.
The former Goody’s store has been demolished to make room for the future NexusPark field house. Utility work is anticipated to begin following the demolition, which will pave the way for future foundation and building pad work.
Construction fencing was installed around the majority of NexusPark to prepare for the upcoming demolition of the former Goody’s space and new construction.
Governor Eric Holcomb visited NexusPark during a press event to announce Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI) funding awarded to several state projects. The NexusPark project is reaching a $6 million READI grant.
Columbus, Indiana-based Force Construction Company, Inc. was awarded the construction contract for the 150,000 square foot field house at NexusPark.
Design firm MKSK was engaged to complete exterior master planning, design and construction documents for NexusPark. Exterior campus design includes outdoor park spaces, road configuration, trails, parking lots and landscaping.
Work has begun on a portion of the NexusPark campus designated for Columbus Regional Health facilities. Additionally, the City issued a Request for Qualifications for a design build contractor for the fieldhouse.
NexusPark releases official logo and launches its website – www.nexuspark.org – with the intent to provide timely information on campus development, hours of operation, Frequently Asked Questions, progress reports, and a contact form.
The City of Columbus, in partnership with Columbus Regional Health (CRH), announced the next steps in the development or the Fair Oaks Mall property. The health, wellness, and recreation-focused campus has been renamed Nexus Park.
The City approved a contract with design firm Perkins&Will Architects, Inc. which included two renderings of the project.
The design committee and the FOCDC Board both approved the Master Plan presented by design consultant firm MKSK.
The Fair Oaks Community Development Corporation (FOCDC) Board approved MKSK Studios, a planning, urban design and landscape architecture firm, to help guide the city through the process or defining the future of Fair Oaks Mall.
The City of Columbus. Columbus Regional Health and Heritage Fund – The Community Foundation of Bartholomew County partner to purchase Fair Oaks Mall.