WILMINGTON, DE — A groundbreaking celebrating the construction that has begun on the 161,000 s/f multi-purpose sports complex and youth training facility to be called “76ers Fieldhouse, Elite Youth Training Center” occurred on August 8th 2018 at 401 Garasches Ln. Wilmington.
Individuals in attendance included Governor John Carney, Mayor Michael Purzycki, Megan McGlinchey, executive director of Riverfront Wilmington Development Corporation, City Council president Hanifa Shabazz, Chris Heck, 76ers president of Business Operations, Malcom Turner, president of NBA G League, Larry Meli, president of Delaware Blue Coats, Elton Brand, general manager of Delaware Blue Coats, Buccini, co-president of The Buccini/Pollin Group and Michael Hare, executive VP of the Buccini/Pollin Group.
The Buccini/Pollin Group (BPG) and BPGS Construction (BPGS) will manage the development and construction of the facility designed by Rossetti Architects, which sits at the foot of the new Christina River Bridge that will ultimately connect both banks of the Christina Riverfront. Once completed, the facility will be managed by BPG|Sports, BPG’s new operating affiliate that specializes in sports facility management.