4B — August 24 - Sept. 13, 2018 — Owners, Developers & Managers — M id A tlantic

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ILMINGTON, DE — A groundbreak- ing celebrating the 61,000 s/f facility developed by The Buccini/Pollin Group & managed by BPG|Sports Philadelphia 76ers & Buccini/Pollin Group break ground on state-of-the-art 76ers fieldhouse W art facility will make a life-long impact on each child that steps foot through the doors,” said Buccini.

development and construction of the facility designed by Ros- setti Architects , which sits at the foot of the new Christina River Bridge that will ulti- mately 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 facil- ity management. “The Fieldhouse will be a catalyst for opportunity within the City of Wilmington, pro- viding thousands of under- served youth with new sports programming. The programs offered within this state-of-the-

construction that has begun on the 161,000 s/f multi-purpose sports complex and youth train- ing facility to be called “76ers Fieldhouse, Elite Youth Train- ing Center” occurred on August 8th 2018 at 401 Garasches Ln. Wilmington. Individuals in attendance included Governor John Car- ney, Mayor Michael Purzycki, Megan McGlinchey , execu- tive director of Riverfront Wilmington Development Corporation , City Council president Hanifa Shabazz,

a section of the Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal Phone: 781-740-2900 Fax: 781-740-2929 www.marejournal.com S ection P ublisher Steve Kelley skelley@marejournal.com Owners, Developers &Managers The Fieldhouse will support youth athletic training sessions as well as youth basketball, soccer, volleyball, lacrosse, football and other sport com- petitions with three full-sized, professional basketball courts, two indoor turf soccer fields, a world-class sports performance and athletic training area, as well as retail and office space.  The facility will serve four over-arching purposes, a ma- jor family-friendly attraction, home of the 76ers NBA G League affiliate team, the Blue Coats attracting 2,500 fans per game, a youth sports complex designed to support the inner- city children of Wilmington with opportunities to engage and thrive, TITUS Sports Acad- emy athletic development ser- vices and advanced Sports Medicine Capabilities through Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hos- pital for Children part of the Nemours Children’s Health System. Steve Cavalier, general man- ager for BPG|Sports and the 76ers Fieldhouse is also the Founder of Future Soccer Stars Foundation (FSS), a non-profit designed to provide free oppor- tunities to local youth to play and learn valuable life skills through soccer. Cavalier has already leveraged his strong community ties to ensure the facility is a resource for chil- dren within the local neigh- borhoods. Eight non-profits are already slated to utilize the facility for programing including Delaware Football Club (DEFC), Delaware Rush Soccer Club, 76ers / BGCDE City Youth Basketball League, Summer Collab/ Tyler’s Camps, FSS, Champions Program, Strive Leadership, and Boys and Girls Club.

76ers Fieldhouse, Elite Youth Training Center rendering

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 Buc- cini/Pollin Group. The Buccini/Pollin Group (BPG) and BPGS Construc- tion (BPGS) will manage the

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