Dimeo CM for RFDC Phase 1

Providence, RI – Dimeo Construction Company was recently awarded the construction management contract for Phase 1 of the Ruane Friar Development Center (RFDC) at Providence College, designed by Perkins Eastman.

Ruane Friar Development Center / Rendering by Perkins Eastman


The center will be a new, multipurpose facility attached to Alumni Hall, whose first phase will include a basketball practice facility and space for associated Department of Athletics activities.

The new two-story facility will enhance significantly Friar athletics, student services, and college community life. In addition to a 56,000sf, two-court basketball practice facility, RFDC Phase 1 includes the construction of an atrium spanning Alumni Hall and Slavin Center, an athletic training center, offices, a new Friar Athletics Hall of Fame, and a dining room, along with other infrastructure improvements.