USF Taps Skanska for $41M Tower

Jul 17, 2019


Welcome to the Solomon Schechter Day School website, where we are thrilled to share the exciting news about the partnership between USF and Skanska to construct an impressive $41 million tower. This extraordinary development aims to provide enhanced facilities for our esteemed institution, positively impacting both our students and the broader community. Read on to explore the details of this significant undertaking!

The Collaboration

The collaboration between the University of South Florida (USF) and Skanska, a renowned global construction company, marks a significant milestone in the expansion of educational infrastructure in our region. With an investment of $41 million, this project demonstrates the commitment of both institutions to promoting excellence in education and supporting the development of future generations.

The Vision

The vision behind the construction of the $41 million tower is to create a state-of-the-art facility that fosters a nurturing and inspiring learning environment for students at the Solomon Schechter Day School. The new tower will provide modern classrooms, cutting-edge technology and resources, dedicated spaces for extracurricular activities, and enhanced athletic facilities. This transformative project aims to elevate the standards of education and enrich the overall educational experience of our students.

Enhanced Facilities

The new tower will feature spacious classrooms equipped with the latest educational technologies, ensuring an engaging and interactive learning atmosphere. Innovative science laboratories will encourage hands-on experimentation and scientific exploration. Additionally, the tower will offer specialized spaces for art, music, and drama, providing our students with the opportunity to nurture their creativity and express themselves fully.

In recognition of the importance of physical education and a well-rounded upbringing, the tower will also include enhanced athletic facilities such as a modern gymnasium, sports fields, and upgraded locker rooms. These facilities will contribute to the holistic development of our students, promoting physical health, teamwork, and sportsmanship.

Community Impact

This $41 million tower serves as a testament to the deep commitment of Solomon Schechter Day School, USF, and Skanska to the surrounding community. By investing in high-quality educational facilities, we aim to create an inclusive, nurturing, and accessible environment that will positively impact not only our students but also the broader community.

The new tower will attract highly skilled educators, supporting the recruitment and retention of top talent in the field of education. Moreover, it will create employment opportunities during the construction phase, benefitting local businesses and stimulating the local economy.

We firmly believe that education plays a vital role in society and has the power to transform lives. By providing students with a cutting-edge learning infrastructure, we are investing in their future success and empowering them to become responsible and accomplished individuals who contribute positively to their communities.


With the partnership between USF and Skanska, the establishment of this remarkable $41 million tower is imminent. The Solomon Schechter Day School stands as a symbol of educational excellence and community development. We are dedicated to providing an exceptional learning environment that nurtures the minds and souls of our students, empowering them to become leaders of tomorrow.

Join us on this incredible journey as we build a brighter future for our students and the entire community. Together, we are shaping a world of limitless possibilities.