UM's Gilkey Center construction set for summer after 6-year delay

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While the shovels went in the ground for a photo op back in 2008, the anticipated Gilkey Center for Executive Education has spent the last six years stalled in the fundraising and planning phase.

But with the full $9.3 million now in place, construction is expected to begin this summer, giving rise to the University of Montana’s newest building.

“The architects are working to get the design done,” said Kevin Krebsbach, UM’s associate director for planning and construction. “Once the plans are in place, there will be a new cost estimate done to ensure it’s within budget, and we’ll likely bid the project in June.”

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