The New Lehigh Business Innovation Building

The new, 74,000-square-foot Lehigh Business Innovation Building at the northwest corner of Taylor Street and Packer Avenue provides much needed additional and modern space. The facility adds to the footprint of the Rauch Business Center and includes:

  • Flexible, tech-supported classrooms
  • Collaborative meeting and project spaces for students
  • Expanded Bosland Financial Services Lab
  • Dedicated Rauch Center for Business Communications
  • Home to the Vistex Institute for Executive Education
  • New Behavioral Research Lab
  • Home to the new Lehigh Ventures Lab

“This new building will not only allow us to expand — it will give us the opportunity to teach in innovative and technologically sophisticated classrooms.”

-Georgette Chapman Phillips, Kevin L. and Lisa A. Clayton Dean of the College of Business

On March 3, 2023 the College of Business celebrated the opening of the new Business Innovation Building with a short ceremony, toast and tours of the new space. Read more about the event.

View the Business Innovation Building Photobook

See the latest photos.

"This New Business Building" Video Series

New videos were shared as construction milestones occurred.
Lehigh Business Innovation Building Open House

Episode 12 - Opening

During the open house event, we spoke to students, faculty and alumni about what this new facility means to them and to Lehigh Business.


Dean Georgette Phillips and Perry Freifeld

Episode 11 - Technology

Discover the technology being deployed in the Business Innovation Building with Perry Freifeld from Diversified.


Learn About the New Business Building

Watch the videos below to learn more or view the entire video playlist.

New Lehigh Business Building Will Have the Tools Students Need

Jeffrey Bosland '88, '22P, Lehigh trustee and Bosland Financial Services Lab donor talks about how business' ever increasing dependency on technology drives the need for the new Lehigh Business building.

New Lehigh Business Building is Built for Lifelong Learning

McKay Price, Webster A. Collins and Murray H. Goodman Chair in Real Estate Finance and associate professor talks about how Lehigh Business determined that a new business building was necessary and is designed to accommodate lifelong learning.

Jeffrey Bosland '88, '22P Talks About the Importance of Giving Back

Jeffrey Bosland '88, '22P, Lehigh trustee and Bosland Financial Services Lab Donor talks about the significance of Lehigh in his life as a first generation student and how important it is to support Lehigh so that it will continue to grow.

New Lehigh Business Building Sits at the Intersection of Business & Technology

Georgette Chapman Phillips, the Kevin L. and Lisa A. Clayton Dean of the College of Business talks about how the new Lehigh Business building is a physical expression of the college's aspiration to be at the intersection of business and technology.

Make Your One-Time Gift

For a multi-year pledge or more information, contact Jim Mann or Nicole Rogai (listed below).

Other Gift Opportunities

A number of gift opportunities also remain available in association with classrooms, offices and meeting rooms. For information on these spaces, please contact: Jim Mann, director of development,, 610-758-5689 or Nicole Rogai, associate director of development,, 610-758-5585.

By the Numbers

Since the opening of Rauch in 1991, the College of Business has had:

Increase in the college’s interdisciplinary majors
Increase in the college's undergraduate enrollment
Increase in the college's business faculty