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Re: Facilities - Coach Choate

Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:26 am
by Cat Grad
https://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/n ... 3bc2c.html

States seating is not part of this project.

Re: Facilities - Coach Choate

Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:08 am
by iaafan
Cat Grad wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:26 am
https://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/n ... 3bc2c.html

States seating is not part of this project.
Shoot. I was getting my hopes up for a minute. Passed unanimously though, so that’s cool. I don’t like the statement that it’s going to take 16-18 months. I don’t think it will and I think that’s more to get the final funding raised or he just misspoke. I’d say 12-14 months.

Re: Facilities - Coach Choate

Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:15 am
by grizzh8r
iaafan wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:08 am
Cat Grad wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:26 am
https://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/n ... 3bc2c.html

States seating is not part of this project.
Shoot. I was getting my hopes up for a minute. Passed unanimously though, so that’s cool. I don’t like the statement that it’s going to take 16-18 months. I don’t think it will and I think that’s more to get the final funding raised or he just misspoke. I’d say 12-14 months.
Seriously, what's the big rush? Getting ground broken and the project started is the main thing, IMO. A building of this size will take some time to complete. Patience, people!

Re: Facilities - Coach Choate

Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:34 am
by iaafan
grizzh8r wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:15 am
iaafan wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:08 am
Cat Grad wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:26 am
https://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/n ... 3bc2c.html

States seating is not part of this project.
Shoot. I was getting my hopes up for a minute. Passed unanimously though, so that’s cool. I don’t like the statement that it’s going to take 16-18 months. I don’t think it will and I think that’s more to get the final funding raised or he just misspoke. I’d say 12-14 months.
Seriously, what's the big rush? Getting ground broken and the project started is the main thing, IMO. A building of this size will take some time to complete. Patience, people!
You’re right. I just don’t think it’ll take that long. UM’s took 18 months.

Re: Facilities - Coach Choate

Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:54 am
by allcat
grizzh8r wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:15 am
iaafan wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:08 am
Cat Grad wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:26 am
https://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/n ... 3bc2c.html

States seating is not part of this project.
Shoot. I was getting my hopes up for a minute. Passed unanimously though, so that’s cool. I don’t like the statement that it’s going to take 16-18 months. I don’t think it will and I think that’s more to get the final funding raised or he just misspoke. I’d say 12-14 months.
Seriously, what's the big rush? Getting ground broken and the project started is the main thing, IMO. A building of this size will take some time to complete. Patience, people!
I'm thinking more like 15 months.

Re: Facilities - Coach Choate

Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:46 am
by Cat Grad
iaafan wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:08 am
Cat Grad wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:26 am
https://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/n ... 3bc2c.html

States seating is not part of this project.
Shoot. I was getting my hopes up for a minute. Passed unanimously though, so that’s cool. I don’t like the statement that it’s going to take 16-18 months. I don’t think it will and I think that’s more to get the final funding raised or he just misspoke. I’d say 12-14 months.
I believe "we" ought to be patient and wait and see what the final product will look like. It is my belief our school's big donors are more in touch with reality than "other" schools and will not half-ass this project. Do you honestly think a MSU product (company) is going to walk away from a job leaving an eyesore and safety hazard by not somehow finding the requisite resources be it coming in under budget or a multitude of options to not be able to bowl in the endzone? Knowing and recalling the last endeavor, wasn't it a pleasant surprise to discover the inventor of those beautiful scoreboards that are in all the stadiums all across the U.S. was a MSU graduate and he saw it in his heart to donate a nice, new state of art scoreboard to MSU?

Now don't forget, even the head coach of our nemesis school has daughters contributing to our school's budget and at last glance, the school on their campus with the largest enrollment occupies a building geographically centered on said campus and labeled "MSU School of Nursing." I love governmental accounting, don't you?

At first glance, I don't know of a single MSU multi-millionaire who has ever filed for bankruptcy...we were taught in our school of business to pay our damn bills and give to worthy projects that will benefit the masses instead of a bunch of lawyers and our spoiled rotten kids.

Anyway, wait and see what the final product looks like. Do you think over half the seating at MSU is going to be in the endzones????

Re: Facilities - Coach Choate

Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:01 am
by kennethnoisewater
allcat wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:54 am
grizzh8r wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:15 am
iaafan wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:08 am
Cat Grad wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:26 am
https://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/n ... 3bc2c.html

States seating is not part of this project.
Shoot. I was getting my hopes up for a minute. Passed unanimously though, so that’s cool. I don’t like the statement that it’s going to take 16-18 months. I don’t think it will and I think that’s more to get the final funding raised or he just misspoke. I’d say 12-14 months.
Seriously, what's the big rush? Getting ground broken and the project started is the main thing, IMO. A building of this size will take some time to complete. Patience, people!
I'm thinking more like 15 months.
That sounds right. Didn't Costello say 14-16 months on his interview with SACCAT? Depending on when they start, it probably doesn't matter much. Obviously it won't be done before the 2020 season starts, so if the target date is August of 2021 for completion, that's realistically 20 months or so to get it done "in time" for us fans. Obviously for the football program itself the sooner they can be in, the better. The pictures have to be good for recruits to see, but seeing the pictures along with some construction in progress has to be much more effective.

Re: Facilities - Coach Choate

Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:20 am
by SACCAT
kennethnoisewater wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:01 am
allcat wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:54 am
grizzh8r wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:15 am
iaafan wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:08 am
Cat Grad wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:26 am
https://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/n ... 3bc2c.html

States seating is not part of this project.
Shoot. I was getting my hopes up for a minute. Passed unanimously though, so that’s cool. I don’t like the statement that it’s going to take 16-18 months. I don’t think it will and I think that’s more to get the final funding raised or he just misspoke. I’d say 12-14 months.
Seriously, what's the big rush? Getting ground broken and the project started is the main thing, IMO. A building of this size will take some time to complete. Patience, people!
I'm thinking more like 15 months.
That sounds right. Didn't Costello say 14-16 months on his interview with SACCAT? Depending on when they start, it probably doesn't matter much. Obviously it won't be done before the 2020 season starts, so if the target date is August of 2021 for completion, that's realistically 20 months or so to get it done "in time" for us fans. Obviously for the football program itself the sooner they can be in, the better. The pictures have to be good for recruits to see, but seeing the pictures along with some construction in progress has to be much more effective.
Yes, in my interview he said 14-16 months. They would plan on moving into the building summer of 2021. We also talked about Fans, and I know for sure that if they said it will take 12 months, and it was a day behind, fans would be the first to say "what the hell, why isn't this done"

Re: Facilities - Coach Choate

Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:54 am
by St George
I'd say 15-18 months is realistic. Typically design is done in stages, this could be conceptual (the renderings we seen), 35%, 65%, 95%,100%. This allows for input from the entire team along the way. Then on to construction. I can see design taking easily 60 days.

Re: Facilities - Coach Choate

Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:49 pm
by GoCats18
I am just excited to take a tour of it when it is done.

Re: Facilities - Coach Choate

Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:28 pm
by iaafan
St George wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:54 am
I'd say 15-18 months is realistic. Typically design is done in stages, this could be conceptual (the renderings we seen), 35%, 65%, 95%,100%. This allows for input from the entire team along the way. Then on to construction. I can see design taking easily 60 days.
BradCAT says the design team has already been hired. I assume they’re already working on it. Regardless, construction can’t begin until the final $1.5 million is raised.

Re: Facilities - Coach Choate

Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:54 pm
by MSU Toddler
iaafan wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:28 pm
St George wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:54 am
I'd say 15-18 months is realistic. Typically design is done in stages, this could be conceptual (the renderings we seen), 35%, 65%, 95%,100%. This allows for input from the entire team along the way. Then on to construction. I can see design taking easily 60 days.
BradCAT says the design team has already been hired. I assume they’re already working on it. Regardless, construction can’t begin until the final $1.5 million is raised.
When does Bobcatnation get to review and approve the plans?

Re: Facilities - Coach Choate

Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:19 pm
by allcat
MSU Toddler wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:54 pm
iaafan wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:28 pm
St George wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:54 am
I'd say 15-18 months is realistic. Typically design is done in stages, this could be conceptual (the renderings we seen), 35%, 65%, 95%,100%. This allows for input from the entire team along the way. Then on to construction. I can see design taking easily 60 days.
BradCAT says the design team has already been hired. I assume they’re already working on it. Regardless, construction can’t begin until the final $1.5 million is raised.
When does Bobcatnation get to review and approve the plans?
I already did. They are awesome. Should take 14 most 3 weeks and 4 days.

Re: Facilities - Coach Choate

Posted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:33 am
by golden77
Has anyone heard if the East side bleachers are still going to be painted in the near future? There was a little chatter about that earlier but I haven't heard anything lately.

Re: Facilities - Coach Choate

Posted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:06 pm
by Brad_CAT
iaafan wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:28 pm
St George wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:54 am
I'd say 15-18 months is realistic. Typically design is done in stages, this could be conceptual (the renderings we seen), 35%, 65%, 95%,100%. This allows for input from the entire team along the way. Then on to construction. I can see design taking easily 60 days.
BradCAT says the design team has already been hired. I assume they’re already working on it. Regardless, construction can’t begin until the final $1.5 million is raised.
Construction for this should be around 14-16 months. Goal is to have it open prior to Fall Camp 2021

Re: Facilities - Coach Choate

Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:37 am
by TomCat88
Brad_CAT wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:06 pm
iaafan wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:28 pm
St George wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:54 am
I'd say 15-18 months is realistic. Typically design is done in stages, this could be conceptual (the renderings we seen), 35%, 65%, 95%,100%. This allows for input from the entire team along the way. Then on to construction. I can see design taking easily 60 days.
BradCAT says the design team has already been hired. I assume they’re already working on it. Regardless, construction can’t begin until the final $1.5 million is raised.
Construction for this should be around 14-16 months. Goal is to have it open prior to Fall Camp 2021
Okay Brad_CAT it’s been a week, how’s that design looking? Done yet? :wink:

Re: Facilities - Coach Choate

Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:45 am
by iaafan
TomCat88 wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:37 am
Brad_CAT wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:06 pm
iaafan wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:28 pm
St George wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:54 am
I'd say 15-18 months is realistic. Typically design is done in stages, this could be conceptual (the renderings we seen), 35%, 65%, 95%,100%. This allows for input from the entire team along the way. Then on to construction. I can see design taking easily 60 days.
BradCAT says the design team has already been hired. I assume they’re already working on it. Regardless, construction can’t begin until the final $1.5 million is raised.
Construction for this should be around 14-16 months. Goal is to have it open prior to Fall Camp 2021
Okay Brad_CAT it’s been a week, how’s that design looking? Done yet? :wink:
They needed a week to recover from the winning-the-bid party.

Re: Facilities - Coach Choate

Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:15 am
by catgrad05
TomCat88 wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:37 am
Brad_CAT wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:06 pm
iaafan wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:28 pm
St George wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:54 am
I'd say 15-18 months is realistic. Typically design is done in stages, this could be conceptual (the renderings we seen), 35%, 65%, 95%,100%. This allows for input from the entire team along the way. Then on to construction. I can see design taking easily 60 days.
BradCAT says the design team has already been hired. I assume they’re already working on it. Regardless, construction can’t begin until the final $1.5 million is raised.
Construction for this should be around 14-16 months. Goal is to have it open prior to Fall Camp 2021
Okay Brad_CAT it’s been a week, how’s that design looking? Done yet? :wink:
If the project takes 14-16 months and won’t open until fall camp 2021 then they are not expecting shovels in the ground until after this football season is over correct?

Which with Cat griz in town I think it would be wise to not have the area around the stadium disturbed with abnormally larger amount of tailgating that weekend.

Or am I missing something ?

Re: Facilities - Coach Choate

Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:24 am
by Brad_CAT
iaafan wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:45 am
TomCat88 wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:37 am
Brad_CAT wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:06 pm
iaafan wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:28 pm
St George wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:54 am
I'd say 15-18 months is realistic. Typically design is done in stages, this could be conceptual (the renderings we seen), 35%, 65%, 95%,100%. This allows for input from the entire team along the way. Then on to construction. I can see design taking easily 60 days.
BradCAT says the design team has already been hired. I assume they’re already working on it. Regardless, construction can’t begin until the final $1.5 million is raised.
Construction for this should be around 14-16 months. Goal is to have it open prior to Fall Camp 2021
Okay Brad_CAT it’s been a week, how’s that design looking? Done yet? :wink:
They needed a week to recover from the winning-the-bid party.
We are working as quickly as we can. Want to make sure it’s done right.

Re: Facilities - Coach Choate

Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:52 pm
by kmax
catgrad05 wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:15 am
TomCat88 wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:37 am
Brad_CAT wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:06 pm
iaafan wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:28 pm
St George wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:54 am
I'd say 15-18 months is realistic. Typically design is done in stages, this could be conceptual (the renderings we seen), 35%, 65%, 95%,100%. This allows for input from the entire team along the way. Then on to construction. I can see design taking easily 60 days.
BradCAT says the design team has already been hired. I assume they’re already working on it. Regardless, construction can’t begin until the final $1.5 million is raised.
Construction for this should be around 14-16 months. Goal is to have it open prior to Fall Camp 2021
Okay Brad_CAT it’s been a week, how’s that design looking? Done yet? :wink:
If the project takes 14-16 months and won’t open until fall camp 2021 then they are not expecting shovels in the ground until after this football season is over correct?

Which with Cat griz in town I think it would be wise to not have the area around the stadium disturbed with abnormally larger amount of tailgating that weekend.

Or am I missing something ?
You are correct yes.