Governor approves $30.5 million for Legacy Hall
The Florida Legislature and Governor Ron DeSantis, on June 2, approved the state’s 2021-2022 $101.5 billion budget, which includes a $30.5 million allocation for Legacy Hall, the new home of the Florida State University College of Business.
This latest allocation, along with previous allocations in 2017 and 2018, brings the state-funded support for the new building to a total of $44 million – completing the state’s portion of the project’s estimated total cost of $88 million.
With the state’s support in hand, fundraising efforts led by Michael Hartline, the college’s dean, and the development team will focus on securing the remainder of the building’s projected cost through private funding from alumni and other prospective donors.
Set to be the largest academic building on campus, Tallahassee-based Culpepper Construction Co. will team with Boston architects Goody Clancy to build Legacy Hall.
Hartline said he is looking forward to meeting with incoming President Richard McCullough and other university leaders to discuss how to move forward over the next year.