Boca Chica Beach: STARGATE Technology Center


UTRGV Facilities Planning & Construction Department
J. Carlos Ortiz, Jr. AIA, LEED AP – Architect of Record


A Combination of:
D. Wilson Construction: Site Construction & Interior Finish Out
Red Dot Buildings: Building Exterior Shell
UTRGV Facilities Construction Services Department: General construction management and project coordination


15,000 Gross Square Feet (GSF)
2.3-acre site

Anticipated Completion:


The $2.2 million STARGATE Technology Center is a 15,000 square-foot facility under construction along Highway 4, adjacent to Boca Chica Beach, approximately 25 miles east of Brownsville.

Funded by a U.S. Economic Development Administration grant, the STARGATE Technology Center allows research and collaboration on a variety of projects and serves as a base for radio frequency laboratories, classrooms, business incubator offices and flexible lab & research space near the SpaceX Commercial Launch Facility.

The interior work environment takes advantage of the latest concepts in collaborative, research, teaching and co-working furniture, equipment and technology.

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